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Pumpkin Turkey Chili

It’s fall. And while I am sad that the fresh heirloom tomato sandwiches of summer are gone, the rich and hearty fall foods are a nice change of pace. It is always interesting to me how much of our food is seasonal, and not just recipes that reflect the ingredients in season at the time,...

And the winner is…

A huge congratulations to Kate from DC! She’s the lucky winner of the Olive & Sinclair Artisan Chocolate sampler. Out of an astonishing 275 entries, her comment was randomly selected to win. Kate will be receiving 4 bars of our favorite O&S bars, including the exclusive (not yet available in stores) Mexican-style Cinnamon Chili. She...

Stuffed Portobello with Balsamic Glaze

We made these after I ordered something similar at a local restaurant (like many of our dishes, we enjoy something so much that we do our best to copy it at home). We basically stuffed a portobello mushroom cap with some of our favorite things, including goat cheese, Parmesan, sundried tomato, and artichoke hearts. All...

Nashville’s own Willy Wonka + a Giveaway!

Buying local seems to be a trend lately. And I think that’s weird, it shouldn’t be trendy to support those in your community. It should be second nature. We’re getting there. But there is something that makes me giddy about a local business that truly rocks. It’s a hard feeling to describe, but the fact...

Chocolate Balsamic Raspberry Cupcakes

These cupcakes were inspired by a truffle, found at our local chocolate shop. It’s one of my favorites, and for some time now I’ve been curious as to how it’d fare in cupcake form. The final result was rich and delicious, with just a hint of tang from the balsamic vinegar. The frosting turned out...

Pumpkin Ravioli

I have hereby done battle with pasta dough, and I have to say the pasta dough won. Or, at least, the first time it did. This recipe ended up making so much filling that we had it two nights in a row, but on the second night I scrapped the semolina-based pasta dough the recipe...