Gingerbread Slab Pie

This recipe was created in partnership with McCormick®, whose products take our holiday baking to flavorful new heights. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! For a new twist on a holiday...

Gifts for the Home Cook: Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here and that means time for last minute online gift shopping! I have to say, this whole notion of free 2-day shipping really has us spoiled. Now, hopefully you’re not a...

Horchata French Toast

I’m on a mission to horchata all-the-things. I’ve done horchata ice cream and boba, and now, I guess, French toast. The second I heard about a local joint here in Nashville that serves a...

Spiced Chamomile Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy is one of winter’s most perfect, and yet under-appreciated cocktails. Typically a mix of bourbon, lemon juice, honey and hot water, it soothes your heart and soul from the inside out....

Taco-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I’ve been sitting on this recipe for quite some time. Well, not physically sitting on it (that would be a mess), but at a loss for how to photograph it (since it is also...

Cranberry Almond Shortbread Bars

This recipe was created in partnership with McCormick®, whose products take our holiday baking to flavorful new heights. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! Holiday baking season is upon us, and...

Italian Sausage & Caramelized Fennel Stuffing

Let me start by saying: I have never liked stuffing. (Excuse me, technically it is DRESSING since it is baked outside the bird but I’ll never get used to calling it that.) Amidst the...

Thanksgiving Roasted Turkey

For your Best Thanksgiving Yet

You guys. Thanksgiving is this week. Just a friendly reminder, in case you (like me) are perpetually stuck in September and find this revelation rather shocking. I mean, it’s still like 70 degrees outside,...

Quick Beef Pho

Let me start by saying: this is not real pho. Real pho is a lengthy process that involves gently simmering beef bones, various cuts of meat, charred onions and other aromatics for hours to...

Toasted Sesame Mashed Potatoes

Every year, for Thanksgiving, I try to do a little something “different” with my mashed potatoes… without disturbing the fragile equilibrium that exists between those who enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast (my husband) and...

Salted Dark Chocolate and Dulce de Leche Tart

One of my favorite no-bake dessert recipes is this Tart Cherry & Chocolate tart, the light and airy mousse-like ganache filling is simply beyond description. You don’t expect something so light to be so...

Nashville Eats: Let’s Do Lunch Edition

Up next in my Nashville Eats & Treats series is all about lunch: quick, casual eats for drop-in dining (I say lunch, but really, these spots would be great any time of day —...