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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

 

Omi’s pasta salad*

First things first ladies, cook the pasta, drain it, and cool it! Then to the pasta add the artichoke hearts, hearts of palm, olives, cherry tomatoes, scallions, and your dressing! Toss all together and add the parmesan cheese  and salt and pepper. How PERFECT! Sooo easy and perfect to bring to a cookout and it will impress everyone…im sure of it :)...

Tuna Salad*

In a medium sized bowl,  put the drained tuna along with the chopped egg, chopped onion, and relish. Add the mayonnaise  and the mustard and toss to coat with the mayo. Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste. Put on bread or greens and enjoy!!!...

Corn Chowder*

Alright ladies… don’t get scared!!!  I promise this is not that hard and it’s soo yummy you’ll love it! Ok, first things first get your pot ready. You want a deep pot that you’d cook spaghetti in. On medium high heat, put in the butter and the olive oil. Once the butter and oil are melted and hot add the onions,garlic, and thyme leaves. Stir it around so the garlic doesn’t burn and add a pinch of salt to help the coo...

Brie and turkey croissant*

Ok, this is the best sandwich, hands down! Trust me!!! So if you have a griddle use that but if not, just use a large skillet. So heat that up baby up over medium. Slice the croissants in half and put a teaspoon of the raspberry on and spread it around on one half. Layer 2 slices of the turkey and then top with slices of the brie! Once the pan is hot, take a little butter… or Pam and and grease it up. Put the sandwiches on and let cook for abou...

French Onion Soup*

This is better than any French Onion Soup you’ll ever have you need to try this! Great for lunch or dinner. In a deep sauce pot melt the butter over medium and add the onions, garlic, thyme, and bay leafs. Let cook, stirring occasionally so they don’t get burn for about 25-30 minutes. After the onions are caramelized, take out the bay leaves. Turn the heat on medium high and add the two cups of wine.  Make sure you scrape the bottom of the p...

Homemade banana bread*

Preheat oven to 325*F and butter a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan. Cream the sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. In another small bowl, mash the bananas with the fork. Mix in the milk, cinnamon, and vanilla to the sugar and butter. Then mix in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the mashed bananas and stir to combine. Pour the batter into a prepare...

Jumbo delicious blueberry coffee cake muffins*

Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes with the mixer on low. Add eggs one at a time and mix well after each one. Add vanilla, sour cream, and milk. Mix well then add all the dry ingredients on low. Make sure to stop mixing as soon as everythings all mixed in! You dont want a tough muffin! Fold in the blueberries by hand, and make sure not to squish the berries. Scoop the batter into tins, almost all the way to the top...

Cinnamon Apple Puff Pancake*

Girls….. this is AMAZING! First you want to preheat the oven to 425*F. Melt butter in a large, shallow, oven-proof skillet over medium high heat. Thinly slice apples and put into skillet with sugar and cinnamon. Cook, stirring, until apples are translucent. While those are cooking, make the batter! In a large bowl mix the eggs until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. When those look about right, add the flour, a little sugar (as much as you’d...

Breakfast Parfaits*

In a bowl, mix together the yogurt and cool whip until nice and mixed together. In a cute martini glass, or wine glass, put the first layer of the yogurt mixture. Then top that with the fruit, then granola. Keep layering till you reach the top! Perfect for breakfast or brunch, or even a little healthy snack! YUM!...