Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Basil, and Parmesan

Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Basil, and Parmesan (and a Giveaway!)

Fall is in the air. The days are getting shorter… The nights are crisp (by Nashville standards, anyway)… The first winter squash appeared in our CSA… Yep, it’s fall all right. And I can’t...

Classic Whoopie Pies

Strange name, delicious results. I had been meaning to make these for some time now, because I knew they would be something Taylor would thoroughly enjoy (Taylor is more of a cake guy than...

Lobster Rolls and Homemade Brioche Buns

Lobster Rolls and Homemade Brioche Buns

Every once and a while we like to treat ourselves to something special. Whether it is a rack of ribs for Valentine’s day, lamb chops for Christmas dinner, or an insanely tall chocolate cake...

Fig Spice Cupcakes with Honey Cinnamon Buttercream

Considering only one of my last ten posts were desserts, I think I have some catching up to do. You know that we’re cooking lots of really good things when dinner or other non-dessert...

Chocolate & Hazelnut Meringue Cake

Chocolate & Hazelnut Meringue Cake

Sometimes you see a recipe, and you know you have to make it. Immediately. This was one of those recipes. No special occasion, no dinner guests, just an ordinary weeknight made extraordinary by this...

French Tomato Tartlets with Goat Cheese and Herbs

French Tomato Tartlets

Taking a brief respite from the fig madness… we turn to another one of late summer’s treasures. We have been trying to enjoy the tomatoes as much as we possibly can, knowing that they...

Fig, Prosciutto, and Arugula Pizza

Fig, Prosciutto, and Arugula Pizza

First of all, I’d like to extend a huge congratulations to Julia, fellow Nashvillian and lucky commenter #68, for winning the great fig-away! Julia, I expect a full report on all the delicious things...

Red Pepper Jelly

Red Pepper Jelly

When this whole canning bug hit, there was one thing on my mind. Pepper jelly. One of my favorite treats, and something I never even considered trying to make. Jelly just seemed so… complicated....

Fig Jam Recipe 4 Variations

Fig Jam Four Ways

There is something comfortably familiar about fig jam. It’s hard for me to place, because I don’t remember eating any fig jam when I was a kid; in fact, my only exposure to figs...

Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Wrapped Figs (and a GIVEAWAY!)

I’ve decided that I really need friends with fruit trees. The kind of friends that have so much delicious, ripe fruit bursting from their trees that to them, I am doing them a huge...

Jar Explosion

For two people who don’t eat a lot of jam, we sure have a lot of jam. And salsa. And pickles. And tomatoes. Yep, I can confidently say we went a little bit overboard...

Zucchini Salad with Lemon, Almonds, and Parmesan

Summer squash overload? Yep, we know the feeling. Seems like everyone gets a little tired of the stuff by this time of year, and yet it keeps on coming. Our CSA squash has been...