Love and Olive Oil

A Peek Inside our Kitchen

You may have been reading this blog of ours for days, weeks, or even years (yay! and thank you!) Sure, we post a picture here and there, or a video of our hands… but after all that time I figured it was about time we gave you a bit more of a peek inside our kitchen. Let you get to know the people behind the words and pictures and recipes that you see here every week.

As we’ve been wanting to do more with video on the blog, we took a digital video class this fall at a local art school. Just for fun. And as our class project, we decided to create an “about video” for the blog. For you. So rather than just reading about us, you actually get to see and hear us in all our awkward glory.

You’ll have to excuse our quirks, like the lumpy cake batter, mixer explosion, side talking and begging cats. Because that’s who we are, really and truly. No gimmicks. No special effects. Just us.

I hope you like it (and us!)

On, and if you’re hungry after watching that, check out the Classic Reuben Sandwich recipe and the recipe for the Yellow Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting that we prepare in the video.

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406 Comments

  1. Oh my! Homemade goodies are the best!

  2. Loved the video – so cute! 

  3. Homemade goodies are the best!! Thanks for the opportunity!

  4. I stumbled across your blog while cruising pintrest. I loved your introduction video, what an awesome couple. We also have a blast cooking together when we have the chance…even 26 years later :)

  5. Hi,  
    I am one of your newer followers so this was fun to see and hear you both and learn a little bit more about you guys.  Thanks for sharing.
    Lizzy

  6. I’m so glad I found this blog via twitter. I love to cook but I sometimes get stuck in a food rut. Your blog gives me new things to try and experiment with. BTW, the ending of the video wasn’t cheesy at all lol :-)

  7. Wow!  What a fun giveaway!!  I’d sure love to win!!

  8. Your blog is so fun; thank you for sharing! :)

  9. Loved the video! I create chaos when I bake too. :) And this is such a great giveaway – I’d love to get some goodies! :) 

  10. Nice to meet you two!  Your kiddos are beautiful and so is the joy you bring through your food and sharing your process!  Thank you!

  11. Love cookies and loved your video. It’s so sweet. And the cake looks lovely. Thanks!

  12. I am enjoying your blog and wish you both a Merry Chistmas. Can you also send copy of recipes of your baked goods…..thanks

  13. i love homemade cookies and a box from one of my fave food bloggers would definitely be a highlight to this wonderful baking season!

  14. Your video is adorable! Love it!

  15. Homemade goodies are the best!

  16. a box of homemade cookies is so much better than ordering tiffs treats

  17. You are a cute couple.  Nothing is better than homemade anything!

  18. What a cute video! You guys have such darling personalities!

  19. Love you blog and getting to know you better is just a plus!
    Thanks!

  20. I love reading your blog, and I would love to win!

  21. You can never eat too many cookies! :)

  22. LOVE LOVE LOVE the video and was going to comment to say so anyway, but I would love to win a package of your yummy baked goods!  Your cake in the video looks yummy!  The sandwich too.  Thanks for providing such a fun and informative blog to all of us food bloggies out here!  HUGS!

  23. This is an amazing giveaway!  Homemade goodies for the win! 

  24. Great video!  What a fun way to get people to know about you!  And I want your sandwich and cake dinner!!!!!!

  25. Cute video and nice giveaway. Happy Holidays!

  26. yum i’d love to win!!!

  27. You guys are the cutest! What a fun video.

  28. Voluntarily putting oneself on video? You’re beaver than me! Happy holidays!

  29. You guys are so cute!  Not cheesy at all.  I wish every blogger would do this!  Nice job.

  30. Wow…. you guys are such an adorable couple, I dream to be like you guys one day!

  31. Thanks for this giveaway! 

  32. I would love to win this.  My health prohibits me from being able to do any baking, etc, so this would be perfect for us.

  33. Cookies, cookies, cookies! Yum. I wanna win. :) 

  34. What a fun giveaway! Thank you!

  35. Cute video! That cake looks amazing. Excited for your giveaway!

  36. I can’t thank you enough for your brussels sprouts mac n cheese. My friend Alison has decided that it is what she will be serving at her wedding. Now she just needs to find the perfect brussels sprout mac n cheese loving guy!

  37. That was an extremely sweet video! Meanwhile, I will be holding off on cookie bonanza until next weekend, since there is likely to be plaster dust all over my kitchen this week and I like to get my cookies in a bit closer to Christmas so they’re somewhat fresher. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  38. Love homemade and love surprises.   So generous to give a homemade gift.

  39. Nice! Boxes are cookies are my favorite gift to give for all occasions, especially for birthdays and the holidays.

  40. Love love love the blog

  41. Great give-away guys!  Happy Holidays!  It’s snowing today and I’m in the mood for some cookie baking!

  42. I love you two! You’re just the greatest :) 

  43. Well I’m just down the road in Knoxville, so those cookies will have no problem making it to me while they are still fresh! :) 

  44. You two are unbelievably adorable together!

  45. I love homemade goodies!!

  46. You guys are so adorable! My BF and I are just the same – sandwiches & cake :)

  47. your kitchen is awesome! and i have my very own begging cat as well ;) haha!

  48. Oh, man, homemade cookies are my favorite thing but I don’t like to make them for just he two of us. Would love to try YOUR cookies :)

  49. This is such a nice giveaway! And I love your site :)

  50. You guys are so cute! love the video, and I LOVE all your amazing recipes. Keep up the good work!

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