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Spring Onion and Zucchini Rigatoni

I feel like Taylor should be the one writing this post, as this one is his creation, I can take no credit whatsoever beyond taking the picture. It was one of those nights where I was feeling kind of blah and when I’m feeling blah, all I really want to eat is plain pasta with...

Horchata Boba

Nashville is a boba desert. Unlike San Francisco, where boba joints dot the landscape like chicken pox. Don’t get me wrong, I love Nashville and all, but it would serve us well to take a cue from the city by the bay and embrace this delicious drink with the funny name. I recently stumbled upon...

Nashville Eats & Treats: Fried & True Edition

I love fries. Like, seriously love them. Beyond dessert they may just be my favorite food. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that the 3rd post in my Nashville Eats & Treats series is all about the French fry. My favorite fries are thin and crispy, flavorful and well seasoned, perfectly cooked but not soggy...

Mini Mixed Berry Pot Pies

When you think of “pot pies” you probably think of something savory, with colorful vegetables and chunks of meat swimming in a thick and hearty gravy. And that’s all fine and dandy, until you get to dessert. There’s no reason that a pot pie can’t be sweet, and with that in mind I’d like to...

That’s My Jam: an exclusive eBook series coming soon!

I’ve been working on a little side project for the last few months, and while it’s not 100% finished yet (close! so close!) I want to share a little teaser with you today… it’s something I’m super psyched about and I simply couldn’t wait any longer to tell you about it. I hope you are...

Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos with Tangy Red Cabbage Slawsa

Sometimes, words are not enough to describe something as magnificent as these fish tacos. The pictures help, surely, but there was still something missing from the title, so I had to compensate and make up my own word to describe the crunchy topping for these tacos. Slawsa. n. A vibrant, crunchy condiment that falls somewhere...

My Favorite German Pancakes

German pancakes are my ultimate desert island brunch. Meaning, if I were stuck on a desert island and could only have one brunch food for the rest of my life, this would be it. Actually, that sounds like a pretty awesome island, one I’d like to visit ASAP. This is one of those recipes that...

Easy Homemade Flavored Finishing Salts

It’s no surprise that I love edible homemade gifts. They are thoughtful, delicious, and they don’t contribute to the clutter that seems to endlessly plague our lives. If you know me, chances are you’ve gotten at least one jar of jam over the years. If you’re related to me, you’ve probably gotten a few more...

Marzipan-Stuffed Almond Sugar Cookies

This recipe was created in partnership with White Lily® Premium Flour Blends. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! I’ve made plenty of stuffed cookies before. I’ve made marzipan-laced cookies before. But what I haven’t done before is stuff cookies with marzipan. I mean, it seems obvious now that I’ve done it, and...