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Welcome to Bon AIPpetit

You may have noticed that Food Fashion and Fun is no more. Welcome to Bon AIPpetit! Why the name change? I started this blog on a whim. I didn’t give the name or content much thought because I didn’t realize that it was going to…
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Running a Group Giveaway

Do you guys love giveaways? Once I won a $2000 gift card (thanks Anthropologie!). I was beyond excited. I actually bought my wedding dress with part of the money. It was such a huge gift and I will forever be thankful to that company. They allowed…
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Caramelized Onions

Caramelized Onions   Makes about 1 cup   3 medium or large onions, sliced along the grain of the onion (see below) 1 tablespoon Olive oil 3 tablespoons Butter 1 teaspoon Salt 1 tablespoon agave nectar 2…
roasted red pepper, pasta, sauce, food blogger, lifestyle blogger, foodfashionandfun

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with Artichokes

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with Marinated Artichokes   Serves 4-6   12 ounces Pasta, (I used Rigatoni) 4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Large Onion, roughly chopped 3 cloves Garlic, Minced 2 jars…
chives, butter, mashed potatoes, recipe, food photos, foodfashionandfun, food blog, lifestyle blog

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes   Serves 6-8   2 pounds potatoes, peeled and chopped 1/2 stick butter 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup chives, chopped salt   Add the potatoes to a saucepan of water.  Bring to a boil…
persimmon, coconut milk, panna cotta, pudding, coconut, dessert, food blogger, lifestyle blogger

Coconut Panna Cotta

Coconut Panna Cotta   Serves 6-8   2 envelopes (1/4 ounce each) unflavored gelatin 1 can coconut milk 1 can coconut cream 1 cup sugar 4 persimmons roasted coconut chips for garnish   Heat…
sausage, peppers, onions, food, recipe, foodfashionandfun, food blogger, lifestyle blogger

Baked Sausage, Peppers and Onions

Baked Sausage, Pepper and Onions   Serves 4   4 Andouille sausages 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, chopped into 1/4 thick pieces 1 red bell pepper, chopped into 1 inch pieces 1 large white onion, chopped…
bacon, spinach, cherries, dressing, salad, food blogger, lifestyle blogger, foodfashionandfun

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette   Serves 4-6   1 pound baby spinach 1 small red onion, very thinly sliced 1 cup dried bing cherries 8 pieces thick-sliced bacon, chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4…
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Seasoned Croutons

Seasoned Croutons   Day old French bread Olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper Oregano Salt     Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut bread into cubes and place in a large Ziploc bag. Drizzle…
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Nectarine Muffins

UPDATE: This post made it to Tastespotting.com! Nectarine Muffins   Serves: 12 medium muffins   1 ripe to very ripe medium avocado, mashed (about 3/4 cup) 3/4 cups granulated sugar 1/3 cup canola or vegetable…
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Peach Shortbread Bars

Peach Shortbread Bars   Makes 12-24 bars   Crust/Crumble   3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup powered sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 /2 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 cup butter, cold…
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The 4 Don’ts of Grilling Steak | Helpful Summer Grilling Tips

Happy 4th of July! The 4 Don’t of Grilling Steak | Helpful Summer Grilling Tips   Don’t use stew meat.  Some cuts of beef just weren’t meant for the grill.  It’s too tough meant from slow cooking.  Use a porterhouse,…