COOKING

inspired by Hallmark's Culinary Movies

I just love cooking, especially when I can pair it with Hallmark movies! The delicious dishes featured in Hallmark’s cooking movies bring me so much joy and inspire countless cooking ideas. Those cooking scenes are my absolute favorite, especially when they turn romantic as the two leads cook together. This post is a delightful tribute to the magic of cooking!

Hallmark's cooking movies showcase mouth-watering dishes, talented chefs and delightful cooking scenes - perfect for foodies like me.

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Cooking Delights

Trending & Favorite Cookbooks

New York City is bursting with diversity and filled with food lovers. It’s a foodie’s paradise, where famous restaurants can be found at every turn. From corner to corner, you’ll discover renowned and fabulous eateries, making NYC a true culinary adventure!

Magnolia Table, Volume 3

My dear friend surprised me with a delightful cookbook from Joanna Gaines of The Magnolia Table cookbook series, and I must say, the recipes I've tried so far have been absolutely delicious and incredibly comforting!

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Half-Baked Harvest cookbooks
Half Baked Harvest: Every Day

With its delicious recipes and cozy meals, Half Baked Harvest recipes likely rival Del's family recipe, Kat's favorite roasted chicken.

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New England Soup Factory Cookbook
Soup has always been my go-to favorite!
New England Soup Factory Cookbook

In Texas, we don't have many places that specialize in soups. However, in New England, there's a fantastic spot I'm really looking forward to visiting. New England Soup Factory is a charming café that creates gourmet soups from scratch. Their cookbook is just as enchanting with its beautiful pictures and delicious recipes.🍲

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My Favorite Cooking Tools

American chef Georgia May Jackson has one goal—to run her own restaurant in Paris. 

Ninja Foodi Grill
I'm a Ninja Foodi fanatic, using it every single day!
Ninja 5-in-1 Foodi

My Ninja Foodi is like my sidekick in the kitchen. I mean, I use it constantly - for air frying, roasting, grilling, baking and even dehydrating. It's so essential to my daily meals that if I were stranded on an island, you bet I'd bring it along!

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Ninja 6-in-1 Foodi Smart XL

This new model is even more stylish! It can grill, air fry, roast, bake, broil, and dehydrate. But hey, I'm still totally happy with my original Ninja Foodi.

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SOUPER cubes
I love these Souper Cubes because I enjoy freezing my food. It's just me and my daughter, so when I cook in large batches, I like to freeze the leftovers for future meals.
Souper Cubes Food Storage

These Souper Cubes silicone freezer molds are perfect for baking, freezing, and storing - making it a breeze to prepare and store your favorite treats. Plus, they're dishwasher safe for easy cleaning. I rely on these all the time to freeze leftovers and make meal prep a cinch!

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American chef Georgia May Jackson has one goal—to run her own restaurant in Paris. 

The Pioneer Woman cookbook and kitchen collection
I absolutely adore The Pioneer Woman's whimsical, country floral style!
The Pioneer Woman

I'm totally obsessed with The Pioneer Woman's style! I've been gathering her products from Walmart ever since she launched her brand.

The Pioneer Woman
Pioneer Woman: Dinner's Ready!

I'm a huge fan of The Pioneer Woman show and her charming farm recipes that bring such warmth and love. I make sure not to miss any new episodes - it's a must-see for me! Plus, her Pioneer Woman Cooks cookbooks are just delightful!

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Cuisinart

Most of my kitchen gear comes from Cuisinart, and they've got a whole bunch of cool stuff for cooking up a storm in the kitchen! They offer all sorts of appliances, cookware, and more.

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Sur La Table

I absolutely adore visiting Sur La Table! They've got the most amazing stuff! I actually purchased my very first espresso machine from Sur La Table and even took part in a cooking class there.

Sur La Table
Amazon Basics: Kitchen

Amazon Basics kitchen supplies are surprisingly awesome too! 😄

Amazon Basics: Kitchen

American chef Georgia May Jackson has one goal—to run her own restaurant in Paris. 

Amazon Fresh

Have you ever tried Amazon Fresh? It's like having a grocery store right at your doorstep, with speedy delivery for Prime members.

Amazon Fresh
Groceries Delivered

Head on over to Walmart.com for a hassle-free experience. Walmart even does free drone deliveries for those special occasions!

Walmart
Thrive Market

If you're not close to a popular health foods store, such as Whole Foods or Sprouts, and you want nutritious groceries brought right to your doorstep, I suggest trying out Thrive Market!

Thrive Market

Fiction Culinary Romance Books

American chef Georgia May Jackson has one goal—to run her own restaurant in Paris. After a grueling decade worki

That Prince is Mine

A royal court culinary teacher falls for a disguised prince who tries hard to convince her they can have a happy ending. This cute foodie romance was highlighted in my Library Journal and is simply adorable!

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Recipe for a Charmed Life

Georgia, a chef from America, loses her job, boyfriend, and love for cooking all at once. She visits her mother on a small island near Seattle to rediscover her passion and meets a mysterious (and irritatingly attractive) oyster farmer.

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A Winter in New York

A young cook discovers a hidden family recipe that could guide her to the love—and life—she's been seeking. From the bestselling writer of One Day in December.

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Best Served Hot

Two restaurant critics discover that their clashing tastes could spark a five-star romance in this delightful foodie love story. If you're a fellow foodie, you'll adore the rich food descriptions peppered throughout the book! Enemies-to-Lovers Forced Proximity

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Skip the Cooking...Order in Food!

I absolutely adore the unique and charming specialty shops in NYC! They are unlike any other independent stores you’ll find anywhere else in the world. These delightful shops add a small town vibe to the bustling city.

Comforting Soups!

Gourmet Soup Delivery, Gifts & Care Packages 🥣

Spoonful of Comfort
Murray's Cheese Shop

At Hallmark HQ, I had a blast cheese tasting with the team and stumbled upon Murray's Cheese Shop in Greenwich Village. Since 1962, Murray's has been gaining global fame for their amazing array of cheeses 🧀!

Murray's

Based on Books

Numerous delightful Hallmark cooking movies are actually inspired by beloved books!

'South Beach love' Hallmark Movie with Taylor Cole
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South Beach Love

Two talented chefs go head-to-head to cater rival fifteenth birthday parties for girls. The local paper will feature only one party, and both chefs are determined to come out on top. Tony Sanchez, an executive chef from New York, is eager to make his niece's party the talk of the town and solidify his reputation. Meanwhile, Sara Kelly, a newcomer in the Miami restaurant scene, aims to showcase her restaurant and immerse herself in Cuban traditions by catering her niece's quinceañera celebration.

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your'e bacon me crazy
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You're Bacon Me Crazy

Tessa is working at her aunt Cleo's cool food truck, dishing out tasty BLT sandwiches. But things take a turn when the charming yet cocky Asher hops on board. As if that wasn't enough, the city cancels the food-truck festival, putting the truck's future at risk.

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Hallmark Channel Summer Nights Movie with Autumn Reeser and Brendan Elliott
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All Summer Long

Tia moves to San Francisco to help her aunt with a luxury yacht restaurant. Leo, her long-ago sailing camp crush, is the captain.

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Hallmark CHannel Movie 'A Dash of Love' with Jen Lilley and Brendan Penny
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A Dash of Love

Nikki is thrilled to work for her idol's restaurant and befriends the handsome executive chef. However, their boss, Holly, will do anything to save the restaurant, putting Nikki and Paul in danger.

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The Goldy Schulz Culinary Mystery series by Diane Mott Davidson is full of delectable suspense – 17 books in all! 

HallmarkJenny reading Dying for Chocolate, Goldy Shulz Series from Curious Caterer Hallmark Mysteries

Movie #1: Dying for Chocolate

Curious Caterer Mystery Series on Hallmark | Nikki DeLoach as Colorado Caterer, Goldy Berry and Andrew Walker as Detective Tom Schultz
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Catering to Nobody

Book 1 of Goldy Schulz series | The opening credits of movie #1 say that the movie is based off of this title.

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Dying for Chocolate

Book 2 | The movie title references this book title.

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Movie #2: Grilling Season

Curious Caterer Series with Nikki DeLoach and Andrew Walker grilling season
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Movie #3: Fatal Vows

Hallmark Mystery Curious Caterer 'Fatal Vows' with Andrew Walker & Nikki DeLoach
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Movie #4: Sticks and Scones

Curious Caterer: Foiled Plans
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The Gourmet Detective Mystery Series by Peter King, by Peter King, follows a culinary mastermind as he solves complex cases and assists chefs with everything from locating rare ingredients to achieving Michelin-star status.

Movie #1: The Gourmet Detective

The Gourmet Detective Hallmark Mystery Series with Brooke Burns and Dylan Neal
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Movie #2: A Healthy Place to Die

The Gourmet Detective Hallmark Mystery Series with Brooke Burns and Dylan Neal
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Movie #3: Death Al Dente

The Gourmet Detective Hallmark Mystery Series with Brooke Burns and Dylan Neal
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Movie #4: Eat, Drink, and Be Buried

The Gourmet Detective Hallmark Mystery Series with Brooke Burns and Dylan Neal
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Movie #5: Roux the Day

The Gourmet Detective Roux The Day
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