Nashville Eats & Treats: Gourmet Shopping (local shops to find delicious gifts)

Nashville Eats: Gourmet Shopping

Food makes the best gift (in my humble opinion), because the recipient can eat it and enjoy it and be done with it, and you’re not contributing to further clutter in their lives. With...

Chocolate Bourbon Delight Bars Recipe

Bourbon Delight Bars

A bourbon ball is a classic no-bake holiday recipe, and, chances are, your grandmother probably had a recipe for them. The homemade versions are most often a mix of chocolate, cookie crumbs and bourbon,...

Blackberry Cranberry Sauce Recipe - A perfect twist on a classic Thanksgiving staple!

Blackberry Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is arguably one of the most important parts of any Thanksgiving meal. The bright acidity is perfect for breaking up the expanse of rich creaminess that covers the rest of your plate....

Mini Spiralized Sweet Potato Casserole Nests - Thanksgiving side dish recipe

Mini Sweet Potato Casserole Nests

Not every Thanksgiving dish has to be larger-than-life-sized. Sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest impression. Take sweet potato casserole, for instance. Wouldn’t it be better if, instead of an oversized casserole...

Which kind of squash makes the best pumpkin pie?

Which Squash Makes the Best Pumpkin Pie?

So, about that canned pumpkin you buy every year… It’s not actually pumpkin. Well, probably not anyway. The truth is most canned pumpkin is actually squash. Legally, the FDA makes no distinction between pumpkin...

Love & Olive Oil's Kitchen Essentials: Must-Have Tools for Every Baker

Baking Essentials: Must-Have Tools for Every Baker

So, we’ve talked about Kitchen Essentials. Now let’s turn our focus to baking. While some of the tools overlap (a scale and a stand mixer are crucial in many situations, both sweet and savory)...

Crème Fraîche Mashed Potato Recipe for Thanksgiving

Crème Fraîche Mashed Potatoes

This recipe grew out of necessity. Or, rather, my failure to properly inventory the fridge before Thanksgiving day. As I went to prepare my ultimate creamy mashed potatoes, I discovered I was out of...

This naturally purple soup recipe is made from purple Cauliflower and purple sweet potatoes

Purple Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup with Popped Sorghum

I have a thing for naturally purple foods, apparently. I went purple crazy at the farmers market earlier this spring, with purple spring onions, purple cauliflower, and gorgeous purple garlic. One thing is for...

Piazza San Marco at Sunrise, Venice, Italy

Sunrise to Sunset, Venice is the Picture of Perfection

There’s a reason Venice is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. I mean, yes, you do feel like you’re at Disney, I had to keep repeating to myself this was...

Sprinkle Filled Vanilla Cupcakes with the BEST EVER Marshmallow Buttercream

Sprinkle-Filled Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream

There are few things better than a moist, fluffy white cupcake topped with a mound of the creamiest buttercream. Except maybe a tender white cupcake topped with a mound of the creamiest buttercream and...

Cider-Glazed Chicken Breasts with Fall Vegetables

Cider-Glazed Chicken Breasts with Fall Vegetables

This recipe was created in partnership with OXO® – smartly designed kitchen tools for the modern cook. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! It’s officially oven season! As the temperatures drop,...

Nutty Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Honeycrisp Apples and Pecans

Apple Sour Cream Coffee Cake

My grandma’s nutty sour cream coffee cake recipe is perfection. Or should have been perfection, if I had just made it the way that she said to. When I pulled this recipe out of...