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Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits

Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits

There are some shameful, shameful things you just may never live down. For example, I’m a “Southern” blog, yet I don’t have a biscuit recipe? Worse yet, I don’t even know where biscuits come from? I mean, how embarrassing! I decided if I ever wanted 

Lettuce Wraps with Teriyaki Mixed Vegetables

Lettuce Wraps with Teriyaki Mixed Vegetables

My favorite recipes to have are the ones that let you take whatever you have in the pantry or fridge, put it together, and make magic out of it. That’s exactly the goal with these lettuce wraps: take whatever might be going bad soon in 

Cranberry Orange Banana Bread

Cranberry Orange Banana Bread

Y’all might remember the Great Banana Bread Explosion of 2020, when everyone was bored in their homes with too much time and too little yeast, and wanted to show the internet that they could bake something practically foolproof. And really, that’s the beauty of banana 

Watermelon Rind Pickles

Watermelon Rind Pickles

It’s the middle of October and if you thought I was giving up summer, you are wrong! Last week when I wrote the recipe for my Watermelon “Gin”ger & Tonic, I told you to reserve your rind to make pickles so that it didn’t go 

Orange Liqueur (Sans Liquor)

Orange Liqueur (Sans Liquor)

Earlier this week, I shared a Watermelon “Gin”ger & Tonic recipe that I adapted from the book “Zero” from the Alinea Group. The goal of this book is to give you the tools to make an amazing nonalcoholic cocktail that won’t make you miss the 

Watermelon “Gin”ger & Tonic Cocktails

Watermelon “Gin”ger & Tonic Cocktails

Welcome back, and in case you lost track of time, it is STILL 2020! If there’s something that seems to have defined this year of pandemic and quarantine, it’s alcohol consumption. Everyone is talking about drinking more to drive away the pain of being forcibly 

Okra Curry

Okra Curry

Okra: You know it, I love it, you probably hate it. Before the pineapple on pizza debate divided the food world (100% Team Pineapple here), people were arguing about okra. The spiky husks, slimy innards, and tough texture when overripe are all reasons to hate 

Strawberry Basil Cheesecake Bites

Strawberry Basil Cheesecake Bites

Do you ever get hit with an idea, and you’re not sure if it’s a “good” idea per se, but you know you absolutely won’t stop until you see the idea realized? That’s kind of how these strawberry basil cheesecake bites came about. I asked 

Fall Recipes – Top 5

Fall Recipes – Top 5

And just like that, fall has crept up on me. Maybe because I’m not working in retail this year, so I completely missed all of the decorations? Maybe because I don’t browse stores leisurely anymore so I’m blind to the stack of pumpkins while I 

Better-Than-Taco-Bell’s Spicy Potato Soft Taco

Better-Than-Taco-Bell’s Spicy Potato Soft Taco

Those that know me know that I LOVE a good local restaurant. In fact, I created a whole post series to hype up local Louisville businesses because I think our food scene deserves all the love in the world. But sometimes it’s late, and you’re