Recipe Round-Ups

A PinterTest Kitchen Wedding Reception

My wedding day back in June was perfect. On August 19, we had a reception in Pennsylvania, and it was even better. What is better than perfect? I don’t know, but that’s how I felt on my “second” wedding day! I wanted to share with you some pictures from the day. We baked three flavors […]

101+ Summer Recipes for Your Next Cookout

#CookoutWeek is one of my favorite times of year, because I get to check out so many yummy recipes from other talented bloggers. This year, #CookoutWeek ran from June 26-30 and bloggers created well over 101 recipes that are perfect for your next summer party or BBQ. This is a complete list of recipes from […]

30+ Favorite Summer Potato Salad Recipes

A cookout just isn’t a cookout without potato salad. It’s one of my favorite side dishes of all time, and there are so many delicious variations. My all-time favorite potato salad recipe is this one. It’s one of the first recipes I ever posted here on The PinterTest Kitchen. I love that it includes sour […]

Friday Frenzy #3: Getting Married Edition

This weekend, my sister Jessica is coming down from Pennsylvania to visit us in Norfolk, Virginia… and she’s coming for a very special reason… Jeffrey and I are (finally) getting married! We aren’t have a huge wedding. In fact, we aren’t having any wedding at all. We are going to the courthouse and having a […]

The Ultimate List of Wine and Cookie Pairings

Every year, we make dozens and dozens of Christmas cookies for gifts and parties. Our family is kind of known for it. My mom is the original cookie lady, but Jess and I are definitely cookie ladies in training. Since my mom works at a winery, and we all enjoy wine, we often gift a […]

Magical Disney Kitchen Gifts for Every Budget

My sister and I are unapologetic Disney nerds. One of my earliest memories was a trip to Disney World when I was 5, and I make a point to go every few years. My last trip in 2014 was with Jess – I think we are due for another Disney vacation again soon! Of course, […]

2016 #FBLCookieExchange Holiday Cookie Roundup

This is our first year running a holiday cookie exchange with Sarah from Fantastical Sharing of Recipes. It’s been great meeting new bloggers and tasting delicious cookies! Here is the full list of recipes from the participating bloggers… not a bad cookie among them! An InLinkz Link-up If you’re a food blogger who wants to […]

200+ Decadent Chocolate Recipes from #Choctoberfest 2016!

Choctoberfest 2016 was a huge success! Today, I wanted to share with you all of the delicious recipes our awesome bloggers created for the event! Brownies Caveman Mocha Chocolate Brownies from Moore or Less Cooking Chewy Cocoa Brownies from Restless Chipotle Chocolate Brownie Ghosts from The Freshman Cook Chocolate Cherry Cafe Brownies from Bottom Left […]

Cookout Recipes for Your Next Summer BBQ

#CookoutWeek is a wrap here at The PinterTest Kitchen, but we’ll be trying out yummy cookout recipes all summer long. Nearly 50 other bloggers from across North America joined us for #CookoutWeek earlier this month, and we posted over 130 yummy recipes. Here’s the entire collection so you can taste-test them yourselves: Grilled/Smoked Chicken Grilled […]

Irish You Were Here! St. Patrick’s Day Party Recipes

Like I mentioned in my last post, we host a huge St. Patrick’s Day party every year, because my neighborhood does a big block party and parade. No a little dinky parade either. We’re talking several hours of marching bands, step dancers, floats, and more. The parade route is over a mile long and thousands […]

50+ Drool-Worthy White Chocolate Cookie Recipes

My sister Jess is a HUGE fan of white chocolate. She must take after our dad, who also loves it. So, I decided to do a recipe round-up that would make her drool and post as many white chocolate cookie recipes as I could find! These white chocolate cookies would ALL be great for your […]

#Choctoberfest 2015 Roundup (with Rescue Chocolate!)

Wow, #Choctoberfest 2015 went by so fast… and I now have hundreds of new chocolate recipes to taste-test. A special thank you to two groups of people: First, our sponsors… they made this entire event possible! Second, the bloggers who took part by posting their favorite chocolate recipes this past week. Without them, there would […]

What’s for Dinner: June 2015 Meal Plan (Plus a #HotSummerEats Giveaway!)

It’s June! When I was a child, I remember LOVING June 1, because it meant that school would be out soon. I liked school and was generally a good student, but June meant Girl Scout Camp and swimming and filling my tote bag with books from the library. I miss having an entire summer of […]

What’s for Dinner: May 2015 Meal Plan

I love the month of May, because it means we’ve completely made it through winter. Yay! We did it! February and March were certainly beasts and even April was a jerk this year. So May, you better not mess this up. We’re counting on you for some nice weather (finally)! This month’s meal plan includes […]

What’s for Dinner: April 2015 Meal Plan

We can all breathe a sigh of relief, because April Fool’s Day is (nearly) over once again. Did you get pranked today? What isn’t a joke is the meal plan this month. It is packed with yumminess! That’s a word, right? Yumminess. Well, it is now! Speaking of words, I started Camp NaNoWriMo today, which […]

What’s for Dinner: February 2015 Meal Plan

We’re back with another meal plan! Can you believe that 2015 is already 1/12th over? I’m still writing 2014 everywhere, and it’s February. At least I got my Christmas decorations down in a timely fashion this year. One year, I actually contemplated just taking the ornaments off the tree and decorating it for Valentine’s Day, […]