Basil Lemonade

Basil Lemonade

I hereby declare this week Basil Week. And when you see what I’ve got in store for the rest of the week you’ll see why. Granted, it was a completely unintentional coincidence. Maybe I...

Cupcake Painting by Sarah Wain

Truly Sweet Art by Sarah Wain (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Our kitchen has a new addition. Hung perfectly on the wall right over the completely useless phone jack. It’s not just pretty, it’s utilitarian. And I love it to death. You’ve seen this cupcake...

Pepper Crusted Steak Salad with Heirloom Tomato and Burrata

Pepper Crusted Steak Salad with Heirloom Tomato and Burrata

Mmm… steak salad. That is one fine hunk of meat right there. Mmm… Curtis Stone. That is one fine hunk of… er… hi, honey! I love you! Yes folks, that is indeed Curtis Stone....

Zucchini Ricotta Fritters

Zucchini Ricotta Fritters

The squash has started rolling in. The one downside of a CSA is that the quantity of squash piling up in your refrigerator drawers more often than not outnumbers the squash recipes in your...

Blackberry Shortcakes with Goat Cheese Cream

Summer Berry Shortcake with Goat Cheese Cream

I make no attempt to hide the fact that I love goat cheese. It, along with parmesan, is the reason I could never be completely dairy free (and believe me, for 3 years, I...

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Sandwiches

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Sandwiches

Tennessee tomato season is in full swing. And I’ve forced myself to take a breath. And enjoy it. Because I’ve been waiting for this moment all winter. For this sandwich. And nothing, not even...

Strawberry Buttermilk Cake with Preserved Whole Strawberries

Strawberry Buttermilk Cake with Preserved Whole Strawberries (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Guess what? I have another something special for you. I’d like to welcome a very special guest, miss Maggie Battista of Eat Boutique. Yes, that Eat Boutique, the fabulous blog and purveyor of our...

Nudo Olive Oil Chocolates Giveaway

5 Things for Thursday (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Is it really Thursday? As in, almost Friday? Really? I actually have no idea what day it is because my internal (external, and upside-downternal) clocks are all out of whack. Back to back trips...

Green Bean Salad with Goat Cheese Dressing

Green Bean Salad with Goat Cheese Dressing

It’s about time I spilled the beans. I’ve been skirting the issue now for what seems like months. Trying to distract you from my lack of posts with shiny guest posts from my blogging...

Kumquat Tart

Guest Post: Kumquat Tart by Jaclyn of Food Plus Words

I think I went from having no time to having negative time. Which makes me even more thankful for another guest post, otherwise you all might start to worry Taylor and I fell of...

Cherry Strawberry Jam

Guest Post: Cherry Strawberry Jam by Lisa of Authentic Suburban Gourmet

One more guest post for y’all. This one is by the lovely Lisa of Authentic Suburban Gourmet. I’ve introduced you to Lisa before, when I made her fabulous Brussels sprouts with prosciutto and pecans....

Guest Post: Brandy Almond Pound Cake by Jessica of the Novice Chef

You know what? This guest posting stuff kinda rocks. I hope you are enjoying it! Today I’ve got something extra special, a delicious pound cake (but not your plain ol’ boring pound cake, this...