Recipe Round-Ups

50+ Chocolate Recipes from #Choctoberfest 2020

In a year when people don’t agree on much, I think we can all agree on one thing: 2020 has been a weird year. #Choctoberfest 2020 was a smaller group than we’ve had in previous years, but our blogger friends gave us some delicious, decadent chocolate recipes. Here’s the complete list if you’d like to […]

15+ Chocolate Recipes that Use Your Stand Mixer #Choctoberfest

My KitchenAid stand mixer hasn’t been getting enough use lately! If it’s going to take up that much counter space, it needs to pull a little more weight around here. So, I decided to compile a list of delicious chocolate recipes that use a stand mixer (thanks to some help from a few blogger friends). […]

300+ Chocolate Recipes from #Choctoberfest 2019: From Family Favorites to Unique Eats

#Choctoberfest was an awesome event again. This year, we had over 70 bloggers take part, and collectively we posted over 300 chocolate recipes! My taste buds are happy (even though my waistline will suffer as I work through this list!) THANK YOU to our event sponsors this year, as well as to all the bloggers […]

101 Chocolate Cheesecake Recipes #NationalCheesecakeDay

Happy National Cheesecake Day! The Golden Girls definitely had the right idea. Every day can be made better with cheesecake! Yes, it is a little pricey and finicky to make. But when you get it right… YUM! And of course, cheesecake is like pizza: Even bad cheesecake is still cheesecake. Since this blog celebrates all […]

300+ Unique and Delicious Chocolate Recipes from #Choctoberfest 2018!

This year for #Choctoberfest, we had around 100 bloggers participate, and they’ve created over 300 yummy recipes for y’all to try out! I’ve divided these chocolate recipes into categories and included links below. Hope you find a few to try or add to your Pinterest boards! Cookies Aztec Soul Coconut Macaroons from Reviews, Chews and […]

Easy S’mores Cookies + 12 S’mores Inspired Recipes #Choctoberfest

Who doesn’t loves s’mores? Growing up, I was part of the Girl Scouts and we had s’mores at every event during the summer. So, when I saw that Hershey’s now makes s’mores baking pieces, I couldn’t resist. Into the cart they went! To make these cookies… just follow the recipe on the bag! Usually, we […]

167+ Cookout Recipes for Your Next Summer Party

#CookoutWeek 2018 is officially over, but there’s no reason the party has to end. This year, we had over 160 recipes posted by our awesome bloggers, and many of these bloggers will continue to post cookout-themed recipes during the rest of summer. THANK YOU again to our awesome sponsors, Barlean’s, Chef Shamy, Maple Leaf Farms, […]

Snowed In! 12 Dinner Ideas You Can Make with What You Have in the Pantry/Fridge

We just got 8+ inches of snow here in Norfolk, Virginia. I don’t mind too much, since it only happens every few years and I didn’t have anywhere to go anyway. 🙂 We actually did go grocery shopping yesterday (we had planned to go because it was Jeffrey’s day off), and the lines were pretty […]

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 […]

50+ Dessert Recipes with Bailey’s Irish Cream

Bailey’s Irish Cream is my favorite liqueur of all time! When I turned 21, the very first drink someone bought me was a “buttery nipple” shot, which part butterscotch schnapps and part Bailey’s. Yum! With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to find some new recipe ideas. Every year, our street is […]

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 […]

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 […]