Butternut Squash and Noodles with Coconut, Lime and Cilantro Sauce

Butternut Squash and Coconut Curry

It’s officially fall. Unfortunately, summer didn’t seem to get the memo. It’s a balmy 94-degrees outside. And here we are, eating butternut squash soup. Hot and spicy butternut squash soup. Not exactly the cool...

And the Winner Is…

And the Winner Is…

Congratulations to Katie R, the lucky winner of the set of reusable produce bags from Reuseit.com! Enjoy your bags, Katie! And don’t forget, Reuseit is offering an exclusive coupon for L&OO readers, but it...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Fact: even cookie dough can’t save bad ice cream. It only took one bite of that flavorless and icy mistake for me to learn this valuable lesson. I hate seeing a perfectly good batch...

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...