Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread

Do you ever have those days, in which you are speeding along but, instead of moving forward in a fluid-like motion, your feet feel like they are strapped to square wheels for mobility? Yeah, that was me all day Sunday.

Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread via Bakers Royale

To make matters worse, I was at a complete deficit with creativity. One would think that for all the shooting I do, here on the blog and outside the blog, I’d have more styling ideas.

Halibut Ratatouille

I didn’t actually intend on posting this Halibut Ratatouille today, since this is a baking blog and I try to keep the savory in check. But when you drop ready-to-shoot cake, you scream, you sigh–and maybe shout a few unsavory words as you clean it up.

Halibut Ratatouille | Bakers Royale

Yup, it’s been a week of messy food clean up. But that’s what happens when you are learning to juggle an infant in one hand and multi-tasking something in the other.

Lemon Curd

Summer is in full swing around here, so if there are shortcuts to be had or early prep that can be done—I’m there. With that, lemon curd is one of those components you can make ahead of time and store in your refrigerator for all kinds of recipes you can throw together last minute.

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If you have never made lemon curd, check out this recipe from Craftsy here. It’s easy to make and easy to follow. For those of you new to Craftsy, it’s an online community with top-notch instructors teaching you how to be—well, crafty—be it sewing, knitting, crafting, baking and more