Food

PUCKER UP

What to do, what to do, with a bag of leftover lemons from our epic party weekend. When handed lemons, people normally suggest making lemonade.  But, when your sweet tooth is always whispering in your ear like mine is, pick up that citrus,…

WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEONE

There are moments in life when you get the opportunity to really express your love for someone. Often, these exchanges occur between significant others when marking relationship milestones. But occasionally, you get to show that kind of special recognition to others in your life,…

FLATBREAD

A handful of our female friends were going to be traveling a lot this summer, so we decided to host a last-minute, girls-only gathering to catch up before schedules misaligned. After a round of speed cleaning, I had a small…

POPEYE’S NEWEST LOVE

Color me silly, but I’ve always believed that butter would bring you the moistest, most decadent pound cake in existence. Well, I’ll freely admit that I was wrong. This olive oil cake takes the grand prize in the perfect texture category. The…

A SOUTHERN LOVE AFFAIR

Biscuits and I go way, way back. Sweetened with sugar and cinnamon, dotted with cheeses, splashed with butter, sprinkled with herbs; however you want to serve’em up, I won’t ask any questions. I’ll just enjoy them with a smile, and thank…

ALL HAIL

The mighty power of cheese draws me in day after day. There are times when I’m completing a task, and the craving hits so hard, I feel like it should be satiated immediately. Yesterday I was going about my errand business when…

SHORT(CUP)CAKES

Just the other night, we celebrated our pals birthday at a local watering hole. It was a special milestone, so I wanted to do something special to celebrate her time on this Earth. After some sleuthing about her favorite sweet treat…