Too much citrus? This Winter Citrus Salad uses 3 kinds of citrus, with thyme and poppyseeds

Winter Citrus Salad

After last month’s brunch party, I had a lot of citrus leftover. I mean a lot (like an entire bucket full) Needless to say, I probably went a bit overboard buying citrus, but I...

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cinnamon Rolls

This recipe was created in partnership with White Lily®. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! When a plain old cinnamon roll just won’t do… these chocolate peanut butter buns might be...

Enter to win a set of signed cookbooks - 5 winners in all!

Enter to win: 1 of 5 sets of signed cookbooks!

The giveaway extravaganza continues, with even more birthday loot: enter for your chance to win a complete set of our cookbooks (5 sets in all), including both our printed cookbooks and the full bundle...

Pesto & Chorizo Mini Quiche Bites with Phyllo Crust

Mini Quiche Bites with Phyllo Crust

Let’s admit it: when it comes to quiche, the crust is the best part. It’s also the most time-consuming part. Most bite-sized quiches are crustless for this very reason. Which is fine and dandy...

French Toast & Maple Syrup Shooters - Brunch party appetizer recipe

French Toast Shooters

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ENTER TO WIN the Ultimate Stand Mixer Bundle (a $1,200+ value!)

Enter to Win the Ultimate KitchenAid® Stand Mixer Bundle!

The next amazing prize in our birthday giveaway extravaganza is an Ultimate Stand Mixer Bundle from our generous friends at KitchenAid. Not only could you win a KitchenAid® Artisan® Series 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand...

Cinnamon Swirl Layer Cake with fluffy vanilla buttercream

Cinnamon Swirl Layer Cake

It’s not a proper birthday party without cake. So even though I was throwing a brunch birthday party, I decided there needed to be cake. As for what kind of cake is appropriate for...

Enter to Win a Year’s Supply of White Lily Flour!

The birthday week festivities continue… and I figured, it might be my blog’s 10th birthday, but why shouldn’t you get a little something something (or, um, a big something) out of it too? So...

Celebrating 10 Years of L&OO!

10 years. TEN years, you guys. That’s like, 120 in blog years. Ten years, 1,165 posts, 69,226 comments, 2 cookbooks, 4 different kitchens and more than a few dozen donuts later… here we are,...

Nashville Eats: Date Night Edition

I’m back, with another installment of Nashville Eats & Treats series. Just in time for Valentine’s day, I’m sharing the best date night restaurants in Nashville. These are fancier spots (by Nashville standards at...

Grandma's Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

Grandma’s Matzo Ball Soup

For this first time this past December, I hosted a Hanukkah dinner at our house for a few close friends. While I’m not observant, I can acknowledge and appreciate the culture that that side...

Rainbow Farro Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Rainbow Farro Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Eating the rainbow has never been easier (or prettier) with this healthy and hearty rainbow farro salad. It’s all about combining flavors and textures for the ultimate salad experience. We topped a bed of...