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Brussel Sprouts

Posted on Jan 30th, 2012

I grew up with a mom who loved brussel sprouts and hated liver and a dad who loved liver and hated brussel sprouts, therefore both were banished from…

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Cannellini Garlic Ricotta Dip

Posted on Oct 4th, 2013

Okay, I admit that I'm still a little obsessed with homemade ricotta cheese and keep looking for new ways to use it. I'm also a big fan of hummus. I…

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Car Bars

Posted on May 14th, 2013

"What in the world are Car Bars?" you might be asking about now. Well, car bars are something I just made up. My dog and I were about to head out on…

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Cheese Corn Dip

Posted on Jan 31st, 2014

When I was in law school, I had a friend who was in both the law and seminary schools. So one day I didn't have anything planned for the evening, so…

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Cheesy Crackers

Posted on Apr 5th, 2013

A little over a month ago, I went to a book signing for the Smitten Kitchen book tour. It was held at Manuel's Tavern in the Highlands, which was…

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Cherry Buttermilk Bars

Posted on Jan 29th, 2013

Publix has excellent buttermilk. Seriously, I don't remember the name of it, but it comes in a small plastic bottle and has a green cap and label.…

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Chewy Peach Granola Bars

Posted on Apr 11th, 2014

I'm making an effort to eat less processed food, but every once in a while I find myself out and about and am starving. And I'm not a pleasant hungry…

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Chunky Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Chocolate Chipsters

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2011

I've decided we're at the point in our relationship where I can make you cookies. I just acquired a fabulous cookbook called Baking: From My Home to…

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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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Corn Dog Muffins

Posted on Nov 6th, 2012

  One of the things I love about living in Atlanta is all the street fairs in the summer. (Granted, it is demonstrably past summer, but there's…

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Cranberry Granola with Flax and Chia Seeds

Posted on Dec 6th, 2013

I was out at my dad's house last weekend. Every so often I get treated to pancakes while I'm there, but most of the time breakfast at Dad's involves…

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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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Homemade Ding Dongs

Posted on Feb 5th, 2014

Ah Valentine's Day. The day when couples come under pressure to prove their romantic love to each other, new couples awkwardly dance around it and…

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Jalapeño Pimento Cheese

Posted on Mar 18th, 2014

If you ever had any doubt that I live in the South, now is the time to shed them, for today I bring you that treasure of the Southern states: Pimento…

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Kale Chips

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2013

Week 11 of the Very Veggie Challenge and we've got Kale Chips! I keep seeing kale chips all over the internet and hearing how good they are from…

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Leige Waffles

Posted on Feb 17th, 2012

The summer after I graduated from college,  I went backpacking around Europe by myself. As you can imagine, my parents weren't thrilled by the idea…

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Marinated Mushrooms

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2013

So, while perusing James Peterson's book Vegetables, I came across this recipe for marinated mushrooms. Mushrooms are a fairly recent addition to my…

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Marinated Olives

Posted on Jan 17th, 2013

As you may have noticed, when I was younger, there was a lot of food I refused to recognize as such. Olives were among these "foods." I couldn't…

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Posted on Mar 14th, 2014

Do you remember the Alton Brown tv show "Good Eats" on the Feed Network? I was quite the devotee and therefore I jumped at the opportunity to go see…

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

Posted on Oct 8th, 2013

 I have to say, October has done pretty well for itself this first week.  The weather has been incredible; sunny and warm during the day with nice…

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Old Bay Buffalo Wings

Posted on Oct 1st, 2013

As part of my prep for writing this blog post, I started looking back over old posts. I was going to start out with the whole, "I'm picky about fish"…

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Pocket Peach Pies

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2011

I had yet more peaches sitting around and was craving something rustic and homey, so I decided to make little pocket peach pies. I made two different…

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Pumpkin Maple Panna Cotta

Posted on Sep 9th, 2014

It's here! Finally! That magical time of the year when food bloggers get to incorporate "pumpkin" or "spice" into pretty much anything we make! To…

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Roasted Red Onion

Posted on Jan 8th, 2013

After I made my vow to cook and consume more veggies, I discovered I had a cookbook actually called "Vegetables" by James Peterson. The first half of…

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Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn

Posted on Jan 25th, 2012

  A while back I was faced with the ever shrinking amount of space in my kitchen and was forced to make a decision: did I want to keep my…

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Spinach Walnut Crostini

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2012

There's a series of little pasta places in Atlanta called Figo. It's the type of place where you get to pick the kind of pasta and sauce you want and…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal Squares

Posted on May 21st, 2013

It's still strawberry and rhubarb season! (Woohoo!). I thought that, since this season can be so brief, I should take advantage of it by making more…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Quick Bread

Posted on Apr 9th, 2013

Okay, I'm pretty psyched by the onset of spring. The other week I was all excited about the strawberries, as evidenced by the Strawberry Scones. Now,…

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Sweet Chili Brussels Sprouts with Salami

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2013

"Remembering the purple shadows of the lawn, the majesty of the colonnades, and the dream of your youth, you may say in your reverence and…

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Tzatziki Sauce

Posted on Jul 12th, 2011

One of my favorite parts of getting Greek food is the tzatziki sauce. The cool cucumber yoghurt mix tastes great on just about anything. It's great…

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Ulster Scones

Posted on Jul 28th, 2011

A week spent on British food would not be complete without a day on scones. Scones seem to be one of those quintessential foods that we associate…

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Welsh Rarebit

Posted on Jul 26th, 2011

The first time I heard my dad talk about how he had the best welsh rarebit at a little restaurant near his flat, I had no idea what rarebit was. In…

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