Corn & Blueberry Salad with Grilled Shrimp

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I feel very blessed that over the last 6-7 years I have been able to work with some of the finest chefs in Nashville through my contributions to Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and my blog.  Now I am super excited to be a part of an even larger culinary pool of talent by serving as Blog […]

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Old Meets New: A Table of Gold and Blue

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A few weeks ago I shared my Green and Gold table that was inspired by the gorgeous greens of my yard.  I lined the table with single stems of white hydrangeas in simple glass vases.  I was so pleased with the table that rather than redo it, I decided to replace the wilted flowers and […]

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Zucchini Bread

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We didn’t get to have a garden this summer and whatever sad attempt I made at container gardening failed miserably thanks to some little tomato eating somethings that like some sick game would stop by daily and knock down the barely ripened tomatoes, take nibbles of the skin and just leave my fleshy fruit for […]

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Pan Seared Swordfish with Sauteed Spinach & Mushroom Lentil Salad

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I’m a total sucker for good food and good photography…..of food!! I have always subscribed to food magazines and am totally obsessed with Food Network and Cooking Channel TV, but now that I have started this blog I absolutely LOVE coming across a beautiful blog with GORGEOUS photography.  I have learned a few skills when it comes to […]

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Caprese Crackers

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Winter, it’s time for you to go!!! I mean, really, please leave and bring on a gorgeous spring followed by a nice warm summer with lots and lots of delicious tomatoes.  Yesterday when I was grocery shopping at Publix I got so excited when I saw yellow tomatoes that I knew I HAD to make some caprese […]

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Lemon Herb-Infused Olive Oil

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So, I feel like I kind of have writer’s block today, so I will divulge something to you that I WON’T admit to my husband.  He traveled home very early from a trip to Dallas for work and probably didn’t take a shower since he had a 6 a.m. flight and then we spent the […]

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National Day of Rememberance

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Crispy Goat Cheese Bites

Crispy Goat Cheese Bites

For many years of my early childless adult life, I committed most of my free time to charitable efforts.  At that point in my life I had time and lots of it.  I would be remiss to say that I didn’t get some sort of self-gratification in volunteering especially at a time in my life […]

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“For you I give my soul to keep”……Happy anniversary, Drew! I love you more!

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Goodbye Old Friends – Garden Fresh Tart

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Dear Zucchini and Squash, I want to thank you for your lengthy and highly generous visit.  You graced our dinner table night after night and you certainly never disappointed our taste buds.  Whether you were sauteeing in a pan of hot olive oil or baked with fresh herbs and cheese, we were always happy to have you […]

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