Love and Olive Oil

Year: 2009

A Look Back – The Best of 2009

Mexican Chocolate Tart with Cinnamon-Spiced Pecans

Lamb Chops with Sun-Dried Tomato Butter

Vanilla Cake with Tiramisu Buttercream and Ganache Filling

Adventures in Macarons (and my 2010 baking resolutions)

Chicken Panini with Fig Jam, Arugula, and Blue Cheese

Homemade Chicken Stock: Step by Step

Cherry-Filled Almond Cupcakes

Tortellini with Balsamic Brown Butter

Bettie Landis’ Gingerbread Cookies

Haricots Verts with Herb Butter

The Pumpkin Pie Incident

The Definitive Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Auntie Sal’s Holiday Turkey Gravy

Cranberries Two Ways


Another Birthday and a Pretty Tall Cake

Israeli Couscous with Black Bean and Tomato

Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Maple Spice Buttercream

Caramelized Onion, Apple, and Blue Cheese Panini

The Go-To Vanilla Cupcake

Pumpkin Turkey Chili

And the winner is…

Stuffed Portobello with Balsamic Glaze

Nashville’s own Willy Wonka

Chocolate Balsamic Raspberry Cupcakes

Pumpkin Ravioli

Black Pearl Cupcakes

Spinach and Lentil Salad with Blue Cheese and Tart Cherry Vinaigrette

Pumpkin Chip Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream

Panko-Coated Chicken Schnitzel

Zucchini-Basil Soup

Eggplant Parmigiana Heroes

The Go-To Chocolate Cupcake

Barley Risotto with Eggplant and Tomatoes

Chocolate Amaretto Cupcakes