Easy Garlic & Herb Bread


This bread is surprisingly simple to make and doesn’t call for a complicated bread machine.  I will say that it could stand to have three rises to get a less dense bread that would be better for slicing rather than dipping, but in any case it makes an excellent flavorful bread that is great with […]


Zesty Kale Salad

kale salad

  I recently read one of those hot or not lists on fads that should stay or go from 2012.  While she called kale a food fad, she did give props to the nutritional powerhouse.  Now I agree that some food fads need to walk calmly and safely to the designated exits. I’m talking to […]


Rosemary & Garlic Infused Olive Oil


Raking leaves is no fun! “Let’s rake leaves”, said NO ONE!!!! except for my husband…….. I love Fall and all it’s beautiful colors, but when those dad-blasted leaves start falling off the 10,000 trees in our yard, I suddenly don’t love Fall all that much……When Drew decided that today’s Family Fun Day involved raking leaves […]


Holy Smoke! – Roasted Root Veggies with Smoked Olive Oil

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Generally the only thing smoking in my house is my hot-bod (yeah right) or the kitchen when Drew decides to cook (just kidding, he never cooks).  I am not really a fan of smoked food, but I was recently given a bottle of Holy Smoke Olive Oil from a dear friend, Johnnie, who has been a huge […]


In the South We “Bring Dinner” – Garlic Cheddar Biscuits with Homemade Buttermilk

cheddar biscuits

I’m a born and raised Southern girl!  I’m also proud to say that I am a Tennessee girl through and through!!!  I’m not sure how other places do things, but in the South we “bring dinner” when friends and family are in need.  You have a baby, we “bring dinner”…….Your great-uncles passes, we “bring dinner”……..Lost your […]