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Danielle Rose

One Year Later

Posted by Danielle Rose on September 14, 2015
One Year Later

1 year, 34 recipes, 34 blogs, 686 tweets. Has it really already been one year of Kraft Food Hacks?! Where has the time gone? I guess time flies when you’re eating great food! A year ago I was handed exactly the type ... Read more >

Coffee-Rubbed Ribs

Posted by Danielle Rose on September 14, 2015
Coffee-Rubbed Ribs

For the average person the word bark would evoke images of forests, trees, nature, and perhaps woodpeckers. For a food-obsessed gal like myself, the word bark has me dreaming of smoke, spice, barbecue, and meat. For those ... Read more >

No-Mess Corn & Black Bean Salad

Posted by Danielle Rose on September 7, 2015
No-Mess Corn & Black Bean Salad

Little known fact…correction, well known fact: I can make a mess in the kitchen like nobody can! I choose to believe that it’s indicative of my passion for cooking as opposed to a general lack of control ... Read more >

Quick-Cut Parmesan Wedge Fries

Posted by Danielle Rose on August 31, 2015
Quick-Cut Parmesan Wedge Fries

Living in a condo, I always have to be aware of how many kitchen gadgets I collect. With minimal space, I can’t have the same collection that I once had when I lived in a house with lots of storage ... Read more >

Hawaiian Spiral Dog

Posted by Danielle Rose on August 17, 2015
Hawaiian Spiral Dog

Sometimes even the quickest meals can use a helping hand. Just when I thought the classic hot dog couldn’t get any better, I come across a food hack that cuts down not only on time, but also on mess! ... Read more >

Peanut Butter S’more Hot Chocolate

Posted by Danielle Rose on August 10, 2015
Peanut Butter S’more Hot Chocolate

Some of my best memories growing up were those spent at my family’s cottage surrounded by loved ones. As soon as the warm weather would hit, there was no other place I would rather be than splashing in the lake ... Read more >

Hidden Egg Burger

Posted by Danielle Rose on July 27, 2015
Hidden Egg Burger

Food trends come and go with both the years and the seasons, but there are some trends that have a way of grabbing our attention and our stomachs, establishing themselves as a trend that’s here ... Read more >

Grilled Banana Split

Posted by Danielle Rose on July 13, 2015
Grilled Banana Split

Why is it that when you’re a kid it seems like restaurant food always tastes better? I remember when I was a young girl and all I wanted after every T-ball game was a banana split from my favourite ... Read more >

Bundt Pan Chicken

Posted by Danielle Rose on July 6, 2015
Bundt Pan Chicken

Being the ‘Official Food Hacker’ for Kraft Canada means diving deep within the depths of the Internet to find every hack that I can possibly get my hands on. Though I’ve found some spectacular ... Read more >

Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

Posted by Danielle Rose on June 29, 2015
Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

Cheese, glorious cheese! Is there anything more wonderful that exists in this world? In a word, no. Ok, maybe I’m being a little hyperbolic here, but the point is, cheese is a beautiful thing that I ... Read more >

Turkish Meatballs

Posted by Danielle Rose on June 15, 2015
Turkish Meatballs

Last year my love and curiosity for the world of food led me to enroll in culinary school. My experience at culinary school was incredible, allowing me to learn so many new skills, tricks, and classic recipes ... Read more >

Instant Ramen Stir-Fry

Posted by Danielle Rose on June 1, 2015
Instant Ramen Stir-Fry

The mid-week dash; we’ve all been there. You know what I’m talking about. It’s that one night of the week that always feels like you’re running a marathon just trying to get the ... Read more >

Spaghetti Squash-Crusted Quiche

Posted by Danielle Rose on May 25, 2015
Spaghetti Squash-Crusted Quiche

What’s your cooking pet peeve? I’m not talking about things that people do in the kitchen that irritate you, I’m talking about dishes or actions in the kitchen that you absolutely loath! ... Read more >

Bacon Mac & Cheese Sliders

Posted by Danielle Rose on May 18, 2015
Bacon Mac & Cheese Sliders

Lately I’ve been getting more and more requests for food hack solutions for picky eaters. As someone who grew up with the queen of picky eating, (hello to my sister!) I completely understand the frustration ... Read more >

Waffled Napoleons

Posted by Danielle Rose on May 11, 2015
Waffled Napoleons

They say there are two types of people in this world, those who love sweet and those who love savoury. I am undeniably a savoury gal, preferring bacon and chips to cookies and cakes, but that doesn’t mean ... Read more >

Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

Posted by Danielle Rose on April 27, 2015
Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

I guess it’s no secret by now that I adore the challenge of hacking breakfast! Of course I love breakfast on its own, but the idea of shaking up the first meal of the day in a quick and creative way, to excite my ... Read more >

Crispy Stuffed French Toast

Posted by Danielle Rose on April 13, 2015
Crispy Stuffed French Toast

I guess it’s no secret by now that I adore the challenge of hacking breakfast! Of course I love breakfast on its own, but the idea of shaking up the first meal of the day in a quick and creative way, to excite my ... Read more >

Mexican Cauliflower “Rice”

Posted by Danielle Rose on April 6, 2015
Mexican Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower is so on trend right now! It seems wherever you look the crunchy vegetable is popping up in new and innovative forms. There’s no doubt about it, the humble white vegetable is having a moment. Long gone are ... Read more >

Mini Corn Dog Bites

Posted by Danielle Rose on March 30, 2015
Mini Corn Dog Bites

Do you ever follow food trends? I know it sounds silly when you think about it - “you mean to tell me that I not only have to follow fashion, design, and style trends, but now I have to follow food trends too?” ... Read more >

Waffled Hash-Browns

Posted by Danielle Rose on March 16, 2015
Waffled Hash-Browns

Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. When it comes to hash browns, it really is all about the texture! Hash browns are one of those breakfast foods that I always seem to reserve for weekend brunches out, or rushed fast-food ... Read more >

Spicy Chicken Hard Tacos

Posted by Danielle Rose on March 9, 2015
Spicy Chicken Hard Tacos

There’s no doubt about it, food is an extremely personal thing. Everyone has their favourite foods, least favourite foods, food routines, memories associated with flavours and smells, and so much more. Of course everyone has ... Read more >

Banana Peanut Butter “Ice Cream” In Chocolate Bowls

Posted by Danielle Rose on February 23, 2015
Valentine’s Day Cake

I remember being a little girl, watching Saturday morning cartoons and being completely mesmerized by an ice cream maker commercial, promising to bring me the same delicious and creamy outcome as my local ice cream shop... Read more >

Valentine’s Day Cake

Posted by Danielle Rose on February 9, 2015
Valentine’s Day Cake

The holiday of love is upon us, and with it comes an abundance of Valentine’s Day clichés! I have to ask myself each February, does buying someone a box of heart-shaped chocolates or overpriced long-stemmed roses really... Read more >

Eggs-In-A-Ham Basket

Posted by Danielle Rose on February 2, 2015
Eggs-In-A-Ham Basket

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day, but often the most disregarded. Being someone who predicts the quality of my day based on the quality of my breakfast, it absolutely baffles my mind that so many Canadians... Read more >

Grilled Cheese Dippers

Posted by Danielle Rose on January 26, 2015
Grilled Cheese Dippers

With January in full swing I’ve been finding myself thinking back on some of my favourite food trends of 2014. There were some pretty wild and interesting trends but the one that stands out the most for me as being the most... Read more >

Asian Sesame Salad in Wonton Cups

Posted by Danielle Rose on January 19, 2015
Asian Sesame Salad in Wonton Cups

Have you ever heard the phrase, “you can’t make friends with salad?” Salad has been given a bad rep for a long time now and quite frankly I’m not all that surprised. Salad is often an afterthought at the dinner table with... Read more >

30-Second Meatballs

Posted by Danielle Rose on January 12, 2015
30-Second Meatballs

I’ve done it! I have officially found one of the most simple and satisfying mid-week meals on the planet that also just happens to be incredibly delicious! Imagine getting homemade spaghetti and meatballs on the table in... Read more >

2-Ingredient Pizza Dough

Posted by Danielle Rose on January 5, 2015
2-Ingredient Pizza Dough

I've read about some pretty crazy food hacks in my research these past few months, but every now and then I come across one that makes me say aloud, “no way, that can’t work!” There are just some hacks that sound way too... Read more >

Time-Saver Muffin Tin Scalloped Potatoes

Posted by Danielle Rose on December 15, 2014
Time-Saver Muffin Tin Scalloped Potatoes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, the holidays are a wonderful time of year…or should I say can be a wonderful time of year. Let’s face it, as fantastic as the holidays can be, there’s a lot of stress that comes along with... Read more >

Fruity Holiday Ice-n-Pipe Icing

Posted by Danielle Rose on December 15, 2014
Fruity Holiday Ice-n-Pipe Icing

One of the best parts of the holiday season is undoubtedly holiday cookies. I love that “tis the season” becomes the “YOLO” of excuses to eat cookies every day this time of year, merely because well, tis the season!... Read more >

Peanut Butter Holiday Pancakes

Posted by Danielle Rose on Decmber 8, 2014
Peanut Butter Holiday Pancakes

You know those expectations versus reality food hack photos that make you giggle to yourself, thinking that you wouldn’t make that same mistake? Well folks, you can! I’m here to tell you that not all food hacks are created equal... Read more >

Festive Ice Cubes

Posted by Danielle Rose on Decmber 1, 2014
Festive Ice Cubes

When entertaining for the holidays, I find that so many people get overwhelmed with creating an impressive holiday table. It seems like people spend so much time when it comes down-to-the-wire on really big tasks, that they forget just... Read more >

Faux Fried Chicken

Posted by Danielle Rose on November 24th, 2014
Faux Fried Chicken

I have a confession. I hate to admit when there’s something in the kitchen that scares me. I like to believe that I’m fearless when it comes to cooking, but there is one action in the kitchen that absolutely scares the pants off of me... Read more >

Italian ravioli with an Asian twist

Posted by Danielle Rose on November 17th, 2014
Italian ravioli with an Asian twist

This quick and simple food hack delivers fresh, homemade raviolis to the table in next to no time! One of my all-time favourite foods on the planet is fresh, homemade pasta, particularly when filled with a creamy, cheesy, and herbaceous... Read more >

Grilled Caesar Chicken Wafflewich

Posted by Danielle Rose on October 23, 2014
Grilled Caesar Chicken Wafflewich

Since becoming Kraft’s first official food hacker, I’ve been spending these past few weeks finding new kitchen timesavers, flipping through my old cook book, and trying out all of Kraft’s recipes. One of my favourites, and dare I say... Read more >

Introducing Kraft Canada's First Official Food Hacker: Danielle Rose

Posted on September 30, 2014
Danielle Rose

Kraft Canada has searched high and low for our first official Food Hacker and we’re delighted to announce that Danielle Rose has been appointed as our Canadian innovator who will be leading the charge on food hacking... Read more >


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