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Sweet Relief Food Blogger Bake Sale 2.0

It’s been over 2 years since the first Sweet Relief bake sale raised over $1000 for the Nashville flood relief efforts. In light of recent events, we felt it’s a good time to resurrect this event and show our support for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. This Saturday, November 10th, Nashville’s food bloggers unite to...

Fried Apple Pies with Vanilla Bean and Bourbon

Be sure to pick up a copy of today’s Tennessean, where this recipe for Tennessee Fried Apple Pies with Vanilla Bean and Bourbon (excerpted below) is featured in my monthly blogs column. We’ve been reveling in local fruit this year. Having purchased a “fruit bond” from Stewart Orchard in Bells Bend, we arrive at the...

Cookie Swap Printable Stickers, Labels, and Tags

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012 is in full swing, with just under a week left before signups close. If you are a food blogger and would like to participate, please visit the cookie swap homepage for full details and to sign up. As of 4pm on Tuesday we’ve got a whopping 433 participants...

Blueberry Almond Meringues

I have a problem. An egg white problem. Turns out most of the treats I like to make (ice cream, cream pies, lemon curd, hollandaise, oh, and did I say ice cream?) use egg yolks. And I can never bear to throw out the egg whites, so instead I bag them, tag them, and stash...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chess Pie

Do teenagers still plaster their walls with magazine pages and pullouts of their favorite boy band heart throbs? While I was never one to obsess over famous strangers when I was younger, now that I’m older I feel like I’m making up for it. Except my perforated pages aren’t photos of shirtless boys, but rather...