Blackberry Lime Mermaid Yogurt Pops #CookoutWeek

This spring, when everything was “unicorn,” I said to Jeffrey that I bet everything would be mermaid-colored by summer. Boy was I right on that one! It’s one of the biggest trends in food, fashion, and beauty. Aaaaaand… I kinda love it. I’m jumping on the mermaid trend! I live in Norfolk, which is the […]

Smokey Coconut Oil Paprika Chicken Drumsticks #CookoutWeek

This post is sponsored by Smokin’-Os. All opinions are my own. I know this recipe sounds weird. Smokey? Coconut oil? Paprika? But I promise you, these drumsticks are DELICIOUS. The skin gets nice and crispy, and the paprika gives you a mouth-watering flavor. Plus, these drumsticks have a super smokey flavor, thanks to my special […]

Easy Italian Pasta Salad #CookoutWeek

This post is sponsored by The French Farm. All opinions are my own. #CookoutWeek is once again upon us. It’s time to test some new recipes for the upcoming 4th of July celebrations… and make some old favorites! Thank you to The French Farm for being one of our sponsors for cookout week. Last year, […]

Welcome to #CookoutWeek 2017

Get those grills fired up… because it’s #CookoutWeek 2017! This week, I’m joining forces with over 40 food blogger friends to bring you delicious recipes perfect for every backyard BBQ, picnic, summer party, or cookout. We also have a fabulous giveaway featuring products from the brands who have made #CookoutWeek possible! You can enter below […]

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 […]

M&M Cookies

If you know anything about us Boyer women, you know we love a good cookie recipe. Growing up, my mother (Sharon) often had some sort of homemade cookies in the house… even if they were hidden away so we didn’t attempt to eat them all in one sitting. It was actually pretty rare to have store bought cookies […]

Friday Frenzy Link Party #2: Cute and Cuddly Edition

Something you might not know about me is that I volunteer at a local animal rescue. I had been looking for a volunteer opportunity, but every time I tried to get involved, I couldn’t make it work. Jeffrey and I only have 1 vehicle, so he has to be able to drop off/pick up on […]

Strawberry and Fig Jam Crescents

After my recipe for Cardamom Date Scones was such a smashing success in this house, I’ve been itching to use cardamom in more recipes. I’m on a cardamom kick! Which is not as crazy as some of the other kicks I’ve been on. It’s about a 7 out of 10 on the “Allison’s Ingredient Kicks” […]

Friday Frenzy Link Party #1: New Beginnings and Blogger Friends

When I first started blogging here at The PinterTest Kitchen, one of my favorite ways to find new recipes, drive traffic, and connect with more bloggers was to join link parties. For those of you who are not bloggers, a “link party” is simply a collection of links to awesome blog posts across the Internet. […]

A PinterTest Kitchen Bridal Shower

When I was a little girl, my grandmother had a huge yard sale, which included several bags of old dresses. The entire day, my cousins and I played dress-up between sales, donning her old outfits and marching down a make-shift aisle in the yard. I don’t know if the yard sale was a success, but […]

How to Make Drinking Vinegar + My Blueberry Shrub Recipe

I think vinegar is one of those ingredients that you either love or hate, like cilantro (yuck) or avocado (yum). I happen to love vinegar and the acidic bite it brings to recipes. But it wasn’t until last year that I ever heard of “drinking vinegar.” I’ve heard of drinking a little apple cider vinegar […]

Spiralized Kaleidoscope Salad

Last week during #RecipeMakeover, we published a number of better-for-you recipes to help kickstart your healthier spring diet. If you missed any of the recipes, check them out here: Smokey Dijon Salmon Skewers DIY Unicorn Frappuccino with No Added Sugar Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Toaster Pastries Sugar-Free Carrot Cake wit Honey Cream Cheese Icing And […]

Smokey Dijon Salmon Skewers #RecipeMakeover

Today is the last day of #RecipeMakeover, and your last chance to enter to win our huge prize pack, which includes one of the BEST products I’ve tried in a long time! And I’m not just blowing smoke… Well, actually I am. I’m blowing lots of smoke! Because the product I’m talking about is Smokin’-Os, […]

DIY Unicorn Frappuccino with No Added Sugar #RecipeMakeover

The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino might just be a passing trend, but when I saw the amount of sugar in the drink, I knew I had to do a DIY version for #RecipeMakeover! This week on the blog, we are making over some of your favorite recipes to be just a little better for you – […]

Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Toaster Pastries #RecipeMakeover

It’s #RecipeMakeover week… which means we’re all rethinking recipes into lighter, healthier versions. I have to admit, I would not call my usual diet healthy. I’m a super picky eater and love sweet treats. So when thinking about what food to recreate in a bit healthier way, I went right to the things I eat all […]

Sugar-Free Carrot Cake with Honey Cream Cheese Icing #RecipeMakeover

I absolutely love carrot cake… but I’m also very picky about it. I usually don’t order carrot cake when we’re eating at a restaurant because you never know what you’re going to get. Is it going to be dry or have a stringy texture? Is it going to be so filled with nuts and raisins […]