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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

 

Lemony Cous Cous*

Ok this is so quick and easy to make! You definitely want to try this one. So in a small saucepan melt the butter and olive oil over medium high. Once the butter has melted go head and add the garlic, lemon zest,  rosemary, and chicken stock. Let come up to a boil. In a dry bowl add the cous cous and to the dried cous cous  add the boiling liquid and stir so all combined. Cover with saran wrap so no steam can get out an...

My Meatloaf*

This is by far the best meatloaf recipe I think.First preheat the oven for 350*F! In a medium skillet, on medium heat, add 2-3 tablespoons good olive oil. Once hot, add the onions and a little salt and saute until opaque, about 2 minutes. Once those are cooked, add the garlic and saute for another 1 minute. Once those are cooked, add the basil, thyme, oregano, and garlic powder and cook for another 2 minutes. While those are cooking in a large bo...

Girls night pasta*

This is perfect for Gossip Girl nights! So yummy! This recipe is for 2, so if its for more just double the recipe, making sure there’s 1 chicken breast per person. In a pot of boiling water, cook the pasta according to the box’s directions! While the pasta is cooking, put a large skillet over med high heat and add the butter and olive oil. When the pan is nice and hot, go ahead and add the chicken and season heavily with salt, pepper, and oni...

The “In-law” roast chicken*

This is a fool-proof recipe that is sure to impress! First thing you want to preheat you’re oven to 425*F. Get the chicken and really season the outside..and the inside!! Put in a roasting pan right in the middle. Take the 5 carrots that are peeled and chopped and put around the outside so they’re surrounding the bird, and do the same with the onions. Season everything with the salt, pepper, and onion powder, even the veggies! For the stuffin...

Cuban Pork*

Please make this recipe! So easy and not hard at all! Perfect for a lazy Sunday 🙂 Ok, so preheat the oven to 325*F. In a deep pan, add 3 of the sliced onions and the garlic to the bottom of the pan. Also to the pan add the bay leaf and all the yummy spices. Add the water to the pan and then put the rack over it. Put that beautiful butt on there and rub it down with the olive oil and then the spices. Then to the top of the butt, add the sliced o...

Blackened Fish*

Ok, this is such a great meal for a weeknight when you want something different from the same old chicken. Blackened fish has so much flavor! So what you want to do first is heat up a saucepan or grilled to high heat!!! I mean, smoking hot! Take the fish and pat that sucker dry. Once dry put salt, pepper, and the blackening seasoning to coat all the fish, make sure you pat it all down so it sticks. When you’re ready, put the butter on there and...

Mama’s Spaghetti and Meatballs*

Ok, this is super easy, don’t get scared with all the ingredients! In a large pot over medium high heat, add the olive oil and let get nice and hot! Once the oil is hot, go ahead and add the chopped onions and let cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Once those are translucent, add the garlic and cook until you can really smell it.. about 1 minutes. Once the garlic is cooked, add the can tomatoes, rosemary, sugar, parmesan, a...

Garlic Lobster*

This is sooo good and trust me guys, if you ever get to cook lobster, use this recipe!!! Ok, first thing you need to do is preheat your oven to 350*F. To cut the lobsters, use sharp kitchen scissors and make an incision. Using a sharp knife, cut through the lobster tail, all the way through but don’t cut into the tail!! Leave that pretty 🙂 Put the lobster tails on a broiler pan that is lined with aluminum foil so it’s easy clean up! Ok, in a...

Salmon Patties*

First thing is first ladies, preheat the oil over medium high in a large skillet! Put just enough oil in the pan to coat the bottom by about a centimeter or so. In a separate bowl put the flaked salmon with out the gross juices, skin, and bones. To the cleaned salmon add the cup of mashed potatoes, chopped onion, parsley, lemon, eggs, and the seasonings. Mix together with hands and form into patties the size of hamburgers. On a plate, whip togeth...