Kale, Sausage & Spring Onion Frittata

kale frittata

  It’s Sunday and that means it’s my favorite food day of the week, because I love a good Sunday brunch!  While today I am treating myself to a moms only Sunday brunch away from my kitchen where brunch is prepared for me and I am served and may or may not have a sparkly […]

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Homemade Chili Seasoning

Homemade chili seasoning

I’m not sure if there is a perfect chili recipe out there.  I  kind of think that chili might be one of the most subjective dishes leaving it up to each person’s taste buds to determine your favorite chili.  I do know that mine has gone over pretty darn well over the years and I tend […]

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Chicken & Mushroom Wild Rice Pilaf

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I love a dish that sort of just comes together and turns out pretty good.  This past Mother’s Day we took a day trip to Arrington Vineyards to meet up with my sister and her family and quite a few of our friends.  The great thing about Arrington is that it is a place that […]

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Garden Fresh Pasta

garden fresh pasta

4 days from now, friends, barring no major problems, I will be holding our sweet new baby boy  in the hospital (or at home if for some very unlikely reason he decides to come sooner).  But today I am at the house on our last weekend at home before we become a family of four […]

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Sauteed Shrimp & Fennel with Lemon Thyme Sauce and Feta

shrimp and fennel

When it’s 98 degrees outside, who really wants to spend hours in the kitchen making dinner when after work chores involve watering the flowers and garden, running around the yard, washing camp clothes, bath time to  make the mornings run smoother, and early bed times for our little guys to recharge their energy for another […]

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Shrimp & Tomato Pasta

shrimp caprese

I recently shared this recipe with my friends over at What’s Cooking with Ruthie.  This is the quintessential summer recipe.  Fresh, fresh, fresh is the name of this game.  If you know anything about me you know how much I love tomatoes.  You might also even know that Cherokee Purple tomatoes are my absolute favorite!! […]

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Herbed Gnocchi and Sauteed Pea Tendrils with a Lemon Wine Butter Sauce

gnocchi

I really know nothing about gnocchi.  Other than the fact that I like it, I have never attempted to make it until recently.  The idea for this recipe started with an Instagram picture from Blackberry Farm perhaps one of the most gorgeous and highly coveted resorts in the South if not the United States.  Pea […]

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Rosemary & Fennel Roast Chicken

rosemary fennel roast chicken

Are you the type of person that has to keep yourself from watching the Cooking Channel or Food Network or sitting down and opening up your Bon Appetit’ or Food & Wine magazine, because once you start your day is shot from your sudden rush to the kitchen to start cooking?!  When we were renovating […]

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Warm Bacon Vinaigrette Dressing

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So, I admittedly have never jumped on the hipster bacon craze train, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t love bacon and that doesn’t mean that I can’t show my love for others through bacon.  Boogeyman’s school hosted a teacher appreciation luncheon and asked the parents of the Rainbow room to prepare the food.  This […]

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Pacific Cod with Mustard Caper Sauce

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Last week before we left town for our Disney “bay-cation”, which we are wrapping up today after a very exciting 4 days here, I tried to get as little as possible at the store.  That meant that dinners had to get creative with stuff that we already had in the fridge, in the freezer and […]

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