Fresh Guacamole Dip

Holy Guacamole!!!  When it comes to guacamole, I generally take a pass on the green stuff or will gladly give it up to my guacamole lovin’ man.  However; I must say, this guacamole dip kinda changed the game for me.  Maybe it’s the tomatoes or onions or I don’t know what, but whatever it is, […]




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Tomato Tart with Three Herb Garlic Crust

In exactly three weeks my family and I will be kicking in East Nashville for the 10th Annual Tomato Art Fest.  I can hardly wait!!  It is absolutely one of my favorite days of the year in Nashville!  From now until then I will continue to be very inspired by the amazing-ness of the tomato! […]




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Sausage, Sage & Butternut Squash Quinoa Pilaf

Sausage, sage, butternut squash…….I know what you are thinking.  This must be the start of a great Thanksgiving Day stuffing recipe.  While it does cause me to be a bit reminiscent of those glorious food days of the Fall, this dish brings those flavors to life in the dead of summer with this quinoa pilaf. […]




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Cucumber Tomato & Onion Salad

Sometimes in life it is good to just go back to the basics.  Having this blog has been great and has challenged me to create and try lots of new recipes that I have loved sharing with all of you.  I consider myself very lucky to have such a supportive and cooperative husband, who is […]




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Slow Cooker Pulled Barbecue Chicken

What goes together like 4th of July and fireworks?! Barbecue and cornbread, of course.  This slow cooked chicken barbecue is not only delicious and perfect for all your patriotic festivities, it is also EASY.  You can literally “fix-it and forget-it” while you spend the day swimming, slip and slidin’ and slurpin’ on some festive sips! […]




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Cuban Citrus Sour Cream Pie

For a recent GNO (aka Girls Night Out), my friend Sarah hosted us at her beautiful new home.  Sarah is my friend, who had the amazingly fun wedding in Key West last May, where my sister and I forgot all responsibility (literally) and partied like a bunch of college kids, that took us at least […]




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Sundried Tomato Sweet Cornbread

With the 4th of July on the horizon, I dream of barbecue, corn on the cob, peach cobbler, fun in the sun and lots of time spent with great friends.  I am also dreaming about my favorite day of the year in Nashville when tens of thousands of people descend upon East Nashville for the […]




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Bacon & Ranch Twice Baked Potatoes

Hot Potato Hot potato, hot potato Hot potato, hot potato Hot potato, hot potato Potato, potato, potato, potato. Cold spaghetti, cold spaghetti……Okay, okay, I’ll stop, but I bet you already hate my guts if you have any clue what this song is or the annoying, colorful little men who sing it. I love twice baked potatoes, […]




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Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

In this super-sized world, sometimes it’s kinda nice to downsize.  For Father’s Day my golf-lovin’ husband asked for one thing and one thing only…….to watch the U.S. Open all weekend.  I suppose it would have been pretty nice of Boogey and me to just vacate the premises, but I couldn’t hardly let the man starve […]




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Tarragon Chicken Salad

If you don’t know, now you know, y’all! Have you ever met a Southerner that’s not proud to be from the South?  Well, maybe you have, but I, for one, am a proud Southern girl!  Now, I don’t sit around on my front porch barefoot sipping sweet tea and eating fried chicken, but I will […]




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