Asian-Style Meatloaf

Posted on Oct 11th, 2013

I always think it's kind of funny that meatloaf is always considered such an American staple because I had never tried it until I was in college.…

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Filet Mignon

Posted on Jul 6th, 2011

I first made this dish for my brother's birthday about 10 years ago. I have always loved filet mignon because of the tender cut of the…

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Braised Rabbit with Red Wine Risotto

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

 I've had rabbit twice recently, both times in a restaurant. The first time the rabbit was tender, mild and slightly sweet. Delicious. The second…

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Brussels Sprouts and Sausage Quiche

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

So there's this myth floating around the internet that our taste buds change every 7 years. I say "myth," because my very brief research into this…

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Carnitas, or Mexican Cinnamon Braised Pork

Posted on Oct 14th, 2014

Things I really like: cinnamon, pork and Mexican food. Put these three things together and you have a trifecta of YES for my taste buds. I figured…

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Classic Pigs in a Blanket

Posted on Feb 1st, 2014

I have a confession. I try to eat high quality, organic, whole foods as much as I can. I'm trying, really, I am. But it's Super Bowl season - the…

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Fancy Baked Eggs and Bacon

Posted on Jun 29th, 2011

There is nothing quite like bacon and eggs for breakfast, but sometimes the same old fried or scrambled eggs gets a little monotonous. This is a…

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Homemade Corn Dogs, Hush Puppies and an Applegate Wienervention Giveaway!

Posted on Jul 1st, 2014

Have I told you about my crazy love of corn dogs? I mean, I like a good hot dog, but a corn dog is just something else entirely. Juicy, mystery meat…

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Lamb Kabobs

Posted on Jul 13th, 2011

So in keeping with the spirit of yesterday's post about tzatziki, I decided that lamb would be the appropriate follow up. My best friend keeps…

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Orzo and Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Posted on Mar 12th, 2013

I was sitting at work yesterday, thinking about what I had in my fridge and what I wanted to make for this week's vegetable. It occurred to me that I…

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Oven Ribs with Peach BBQ Sauce

Posted on Jul 5th, 2014

Every summer my dad and I go through the process of making some good, classic Memphis pulled pork barbecue. In fact, that's what we did for the 4th…

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Pea & Lentil Soup with Ham

Posted on Feb 26th, 2013

I had a problem this past Sunday. I needed a vegetable recipe for week 8 of the Very Veggie Challenge and I was feeling absolutely uninspired. Beyond…

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Pork Chops with Mustard

Posted on Jul 5th, 2011

I love mustard sauces. My mom makes a great lamb with mustard from a Barefoot Contessa book and there used to be a little restaurant in Atlanta…

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Pork Roast with Peach Sausage Stuffing

Posted on Jul 20th, 2011

When I was younger, there was a grocery store in town that we used to go to. I don't remember the name of the store, but the butcher's name was Todd.…

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Roasted Pork Loin with Fig and Plum Compote

Posted on Sep 6th, 2013

 My first two years at college, I lived mostly out of the dining halls. We all kept snacks and the occasional Easy Mac in our dorm rooms, but…

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Sausage and Apple Pies

Posted on Sep 20th, 2013

It's finally starting to feel like fall! In Georgia, that means that there might be a colorful leaf here and there and the temperature ranges from a…

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Savory Chicken, Broccoli and Corn Galette

Posted on Aug 16th, 2013

Sweaty, panting, strips of hair sticking to the back of the neck, thighs burning - yep, that was me biking to the grocery store earlier this week. I…

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Shephard’s Pie

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2011

So if you have leftover lamb lying around this is a perfect way to use up the last bits. Like a lot of comfort food, Shephard's Pie is a British…

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Skirt Steak Sandwich

Posted on Aug 16th, 2011

I love a good steak sandwich, and one of my favorite cuts of meat for the sandwich is skirt steak. A naturally tough piece of meat, skirt steak is…

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Slow-Roasted Lamb with Kale, Sweet Potatoes and Chickpeas

Posted on Sep 29th, 2014

Finally. It is actually, officially autumn. What's even better is that it's starting to feel like autumn in Atlanta. Of course, that means highs in…

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Sous Vide Pulled Pork

Posted on Jan 27th, 2012

Sous Vide: defn. Under Vacuum; French. So as you may have discerned by now, I'm a bit of a foodie. Unsurprisingly, I not only love to eat and cook,…

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Sous Vide Rack of Lamb with Mustard Sauce

Posted on Dec 28th, 2012

Oh lamb. How lovely you are. Such a tender, wonderful meat. The trouble with lamb is that is can be tricky to cook. It's a balancing act between…

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Toasty Ham & Cheese Pita

Posted on Feb 13th, 2012

Okay, so I realize that this may not be the most glamorous or exotic of posts, but toasty ham and cheese pitas are one of my favorite lazy dinners. …

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Veal & Ricotta Meatballs

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2013

A few years ago, I had dinner in Atlanta at a restaurant called The Floataway Cafe.  While dining there, I had veal and ricotta meatballs for the…

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Welsh Leg of Lamb

Posted on Jul 27th, 2011

Mmmmmm. Lamb. In day 3 of the week of British Food Extravaganza, we're going to visit Wales for a delicious leg of lamb. In America, lamb tends to be…

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