Mango and Macadamia Chicken

As you are reading this Taylor and I are off gallivanting in the Italian countryside, eating our way through the country. So please forgive me if I don’t respond to your comments/emails right away,...

Seared Rib-Eye Steak with Tomato-Caper Relish

Seared Rib-Eye Steak with Tomato-Caper Relish

As you are reading this Taylor and I are off gallivanting in the Italian countryside, eating our way through the country. So please forgive me if I don’t respond to your comments/emails right away,...

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

And we’re off! Off to Italy, that is! We’ve been planning this trip for months (though planning is maybe an overstatement, considering we just booked our hotels a few days ago. Oops!) It’s the...

Mexican Chocolate and Almond Ice Cream

Mexican Chocolate and Almond Ice Cream

I have a thing for Mexican chocolate. That gritty textured chocolate with a hint of almond and a punch of cinnamon and spice, how can you not? I’ve done cupcakes (which, after all these...

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...