Beef Taco Salad with Homemade Tortilla Bowls

I honestly can’t tell you the last time I had taco salad. Oh wait, yes I can… two weeks ago. When we made these. But before that I mean. Taco salad was always this...

Pan-Fried Trout with Garlic, Lemon, & Parsley

Our weekly menus are not always as complicated as they might seem. While we’ll find a few recipes or plan a few more involved dishes a week, we’ll often plan free-form nights where we’ll...

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Wait, wait, don’t go! I’ll admit, I’m guilty of it too: seeing the words VEGAN or DAIRY FREE or GLUTEN FREE and immediately skipping ahead to the next post. Because, ew, that stuff is...

Tiramisu Waffles

File under: proof that you can ‘waffle’ just about anything. In this case, tiramisu. The waffles themselves are made from ladyfinger batter. Instead of piping into fingers it’s heaped into a Belgian waffle maker...

Nashville Eats & Treats: Brunch Edition

I’m starting a brand new feature here on Love & Olive Oil featuring local eats and treats in our hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. A few of you expressed interest in hearing more about local...

Chicken & Goat Cheese Enchiladas

In our house, I usually make the grocery lists, so I’m responsible for making sure we don’t accidentally use something up that we’re going to need later in the week. Especially when I know...

2015 Reader Survey Results

2015 Reader Survey Results

I couldn’t have been more pleased with the response to my first annual reader survey. A total of 418 of you responded to my (lengthy) questionnaire, telling me your hopes and dreams (and, of...

March Kitchen Challenge Results: Homemade Yogurt

Homemade yogurt. What can I say? I was unimpressed. While it was (once I worked out a few kinks in the process) surprisingly easy to make, I didn’t find the flavor of my homemade...

Muscovado Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve had a sweet revelation. A dose of sugary inspiration. A life changing discovery. And it’s called dark muscovado sugar. If you thought sugar was entirely flavorless, think again. I feel like I’ve discovered...

Tart Cherry & Meyer Lemon Marmalade

When tart meets tart, the result is extra sweet. It’s no secret I adore Meyer lemons, and tend to go on somewhat of a Meyer-binge during the late-winter months when they are in season....

Dipped Colorblock Sugar Cookies

Spring is here. Finally. At least, it was when I wrote that sentence. And hopefully it’ll be back by the time this post publishes, but right now the heat is running and I’m having...

Coconut Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry Rice Bowls

Beef broccoli meets Thai coconut curry meets stir fry rice bowl, in this glorious mashup that you’ll adore. Take-out shmake-out, I mean, really, who needs it? The thin slices of steak practically melt within...