There’s no doubt that Chef Kelsey Nixon of Kelsey’s Essentials has mastered the art of creating stellar recipes in the kitchen. Writing a cookbook, however, was a learning process. Kelsey shared her experience writing her first book, Kitchen Confidence, with us, and even dished on her recipe-writing tips for all you aspiring authors.
BONUS: We’re giving away 5 signed copies of Kitchen Confidence; to enter, tell us, if you were writing a cookbook like Kelsey’s, what would you name it? Full contest rules are located here. Read More
A go-to birthday cake recipe is crucial to every cook’s recipe inventory. Chef Kelsey Nixon of Kelsey’s Essentials said she went through 14 rounds of testing to create the perfect texture, consistency and flavor for her Essential Yellow Cake with Buttercream Frosting. We love the sweet-but-not-too-sweet frosting and, of course, the impressive sprinkle-covered presentation. Read More
Since becoming parents thirteen years ago, our family has put well over 100,000 miles on the family truckster taking trips to visit family and criss-crossing the good ‘ole U.S. of A. My husband and I firmly believe that road trips are one of the best things a family can do together. When you’re a foodie, where you eat is just as important as where you go. We’ve stumbled upon some of our best meals (and created our best memories) while on the road with the kids. Here are some of our tips for planning your own frugal foodie road trip and creating memories to last a lifetime.