About Blakelyadmin

Blakely-Trettenero (2)Hi everyone!
My name is Blakely and I am the creator/ head taste tester of this fabulous website. I started Everyday Gourmet with Blakely one day for fun while I was in culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu as a way to share all my favorite recipes with my friends and family back home. It started out as a hobby but now it has become my passion! I love fresh, homemade food that takes all day and a lot of love to prepare. I know, I know you don’t have “time” to do that. No worries! Whether you are an experienced Chef or just a begginer foodie there’s a$recipe on here with step by step directions and a video on how to do it that will definitely please everyone. I really hope this website inspires you to get creative and make some amazing meals for your oved ones, or just yourself! Please feel free to comment and if you have an questions or would like to summit a recipe feel free to email me at CookingForBimbos [at]gmail [dot] com. Thanks for stopping by! Happy eating!

xoxo,
Blakely


Recent Recipes

 

Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Lattice Pie*

Have you ever been shopping in your grocery store and see that weird pink celery looking stuff and thought... "what am I supposed to do with this?!". Well my friends, this is what you do with it. Rhubarb and strawberry go together like peanut butter and jelly, ham and cheese, popcorn and butter, raspberries and chocolate, ok you get my drift... it's just delicious. Rhubarb is the perfect amount of tart that mixes so well with the perfect amount o...

Roast Beef Sandwich with Horseradish Cheese and Pesto*

Ever take a bite into a sandwich and just go "WOW"? Well, you will when you bite into this. This is such an easy sandwich to throw together and take with you. Move over boring ham and cheese! Get outta here PB&J! Ok, so the first thing you want to do is heat up a pan or griddle pan over low heat. If you just want to make this a cold sandwich it will be equally as delicious don't worry. This recipe only uses half a loaf of ciabatta but you might w...

Spring Granita*

Ahhh I can just see myself enjoying this delicious treat on a warm Florida day. A couple of weeks ago I went over to my grandmother's house for dinner. She is quite the cook let me tell you! She made a delicious meal then served us this. It was SO good I had to get the recipe. Come to find out it is my great-grandmother's recipe. How cool is that? It is extremely easy to make and you can store it away and do like I do and pop you...

No Cook Spaghetti Sauce*

This is seriously one of the easiest dinners you can make. My mom made this for us growing up all the time and it's so fresh and delicious! She would throw everything together in the morning and when it came time for dinner all she would have to do is boil the water and cook the spaghetti. Genius. In a bowl add your chopped overripe tomatoes, garlic, basil, rosemary, red pepper flakes salt, pepper, balsamic (or you can use red wine vinegar), and ...

Cornbread with Cheddar Cheese, Scallions, and Jalapeno*

Let me tell you about cornbead ya’ll. It’s delicious. Growing up we always had cornbread. It’s a southern staple! My grandma Boppy is from Tennessee so we know good corn bread! My mom always liked to be inventive with it. You can do all kinds of delicious variations with it. It can go from sweet to savory to spicy. Up to you! This recipe minus the cheddar, scallions, and jalapeno is a great go-to basic cornbread recipe. Be creative! The fir...

Orange Ricotta Pancakes with Fig and Pistachio Compote*

My favorite thing in the world is to wake up on the weekend (not too early of course), make a fresh pot of coffee, and make a kick ass breakfast. Well my friends, this is a kick ass breakfast. I'm talking about flavor explosion. These pancakes are so light and fluffy, yet decadent and flavorful at the same time. Pair those with a rich fig compote... heaven! The first thing you want to do is make the pancake batter. In a bowl mix ...

Dill Roasted Potatoes*

Want a ridiculously easy one pot side dish? Then this recipe is for you. It’s a great way to spice up that boring ol’ potato. The first thing you want to do is heat your large heavy-bottomed pan or dutch oven over medium high heat and let the butter melt. Add your whole potatoes, salt, and pepper and toss well. Cover the pot tightly and cook for 20-25 minutes. Every once in awhile shake the pot so the potatoes don’t burn but don’t take of...

Mustard Roasted Fish*

Looking for something incredibly easy, fast, and unbelievably delicious for dinner? Well, this is your recipe. You can make the sauce ahead of time and when it's time for dinner just put it on your fish and you have dinner ready in about 15 minutes. Genius. First thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 425*F. Line a sheet pan with foil or parchment for easy clean-up. Put the fish on the sheet tray and sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a bowl...

Grown Up Macaroni and Cheese*

Ok, let’s get something straight here. I’m not one to say that my recipe is the best I’ve ever had. Even though most of the time it is. Just kidding… kind of. I have to say though, this mac and cheese is unreal. It’s very important to use good quality cheese for this recipe. Come on people, you can do better than that shredded fake yellow Kraft cheddar! Don’t get me wrong, there’s a time and a place to use it, but this recipe isn’...

Panettone Bread Pudding with Rum Hard Sauce*

Let's be honest... who doesn't get an Italian panettone for Christmas from someone and then have no clue what to do with it so you just let it sit in your pantry until February. I'm definitely guilty. Well... take that panettone out of the dark side of your pantry because I have a recipe that will knock your holiday socks off! It's very easy to prepare and you won't even believe you were going to let that beautiful panettone go t...