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Stirring Up Ideas In The Kitchen

Posts by Sarah Martens

It’s time to toast the official drink of the Kentucky Derby! You’ll love the refreshing combination of sugar, mint, and bourbon served over ice. The classic is great but these twists from our favorite bloggers are even better!

Creative Culinary is serving up delicious Sparkling Blackberry Mint Juleps and I can’t wait to recreate them at home. Bring on the prosecco!

Peach and bourbon were made for each other! Broma Bakery is proving that with her so-good Peach Juleps. She’s even sharing a recipe for a whole pitchers worth – we’ll cheers to that!

I can’t wait to try these Spicy Pineapple Mint Juleps from Just Putzing Around the Kitchen. For me, it doesn’t get better than the combination of spicy and sweet.

Strawberries make everything better including these Strawberry Mint Juleps from Mirabelle Creations. They’re alcohol-free for sweet summer sipping!

Lavender simple syrup gives these delicate juleps a light, floral flavor. Pizzazzerie shares her must-make Lavender Mint Julep recipe including an adorable (and free!) recipe card download.


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Celebrate National Vanilla Pudding Day with the only recipe you’ll ever need. It’s rich, creamy, and totally worth making from scratch.

Best-Ever Vanilla Pudding


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Happy Friday! As we near summer and berry season, I wanted to share some insanely delicious recipes for creative takes on my favorite dessert — shortcakes!

Try switching up the classic shortcake for a totally decadent doughnut shortcake. Swoon! The Novice Chef shares her must-try recipe for Easy Strawberry Shortcake Doughnuts.

Love ice cream? Then you need to make these Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars from Life Made Sweeter. I’m planning on keeping a stash in the freezer!

I can’t wait to try this juicy Blueberry Shortcake from Dinner At The Zoo. She’s whipping up an incredible fresh blueberry sauce to drizzle over her lemon-spiked shortcakes.

Nothing is better than chocolate and strawberries. You’ll want to indulge in these decadent Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcakes from Julia’s Album.

Heading to a summer party? Bring this stunning Raspberry Shortcake Sheet Cake from Dessert Now Dinner Later and be prepared for the oohs and aahs.

These just might be the prettiest shortcakes I’ve ever seen. And they sound incredible. What’s not to love about Ricotta Blackberry Shortcakes with Honey and Thyme from The Bojon Gourmet?


Celebrate summer with our favorite things from the pages of our first-ever entertaining magazine, Get Together! Packed with everything you need to throw perfect parties like a chocolate tasting party, pets party, and even an ultra-relaxing spa party, Get Together! is our go-to party handbook.

Here are two of my favorite parties from the issue. Click on the titles for all the fabulous recipes, details, and more!

A Decadent Chocolate Tasting
Get recipes, tasting notes, and adorable party favors for throwing the ultimate chocolate-lovers party.

DIY Spa Party
Relax with your favorite pals — we’ve got spa-worthy recipes, treatments, and take-home ideas.

There you have it: two perfect party ideas!

And what’s that? You want more? Check out our issue of Get Together! magazine here.

Bonus: We’re giving away five Yes Way Rose totes filled with a copy of the magazine and one of our favorite chocolate treats! To enter for a chance to win, comment with your favorite way to celebrate summer. You can gain a second entry to the contest by following @BHG on Twitter and tweeting with #GetTogetherSweepstakes. Official rules here.

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It’s time to celebrate my favorite spring veggie! Serve up the delicious green stalks all season long with these inventive ideas from some of my favorite bloggers.

Need a quick weeknight dinner that’s also delicious? Yellow Bliss Road has you covered with her Spicy Lemon, Asparagus, and Bacon Pasta.

Could this appetizer be any more gorgeous? This Prosciutto Burrata Asparagus Salad from I’m Bored Let’s Go has all of my favorite things!

This Strawberry, Spinach and Asparagus Salad from Spoonful of Flavor looks insanely good. Top it off with creamy goat cheese and almonds for crunch.

This side steals the show. We’re talking about the delicious Prosciutto and Parmesan Baked Asparagus from Smile Sandwich.

This dinner is ready in just 20 minutes. Thank you to Diethood for whipping up this so-good Garlic Butter Asparagus Pasta.

If you’re anything like me, you’ll be putting this Asparagus Pesto from Slim Sanity on everything from pasta to bread to tomatoes.

Feasting at Home is serving up stunning Asparagus Fennel Soup and I can’t take my eyes off it!

Hope these gorgeous green recipes inspire you to dig into fresh asparagus!

These recipes are fast, fast, fast. Seriously, they’re all ready in 15 minutes or less and perfect for any fiesta.

Averie Cooks is serving up one of our faves — quick and colorful 15-Minute Fish Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa. We suggest doubling up on the insanely delicious corn salsa.

Your chips will thank you for this Easy Guacamole from The Endless Meal. It’s ready in just 5 minutes and can be customized with any mix-in you like!

Speaking of chips, they need this cheesy Restaurant Style White Queso from The Cookie Rookie. It’s rich, creamy, and spicy. We’ll dip to that!

Fry no more. Munchkin Munchies has created baked Cheater Churros and they are amazing! Try serving them with a big bowl of melted chocolate.

It wouldn’t be Cinco de Mayo without margs! We’re going to sip on these Jalapeno Margaritas from Love and Lemons.

If you prefer drinks and dessert, I highly recommend these Strawberries and Cream Daiquiris from Sugar Spun Run.

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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