A Classic Carrot Cake

If I want to make a traditional southern comfort dessert, I always look to my mom’s Encore Nashville cookbook (same book I use for my favorite chocolate chip banana bread recipe).  This carrot… Continue reading

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Summer BBQ Ideas

As August is approaching, I wanted to share some Summer recipes I’ve made this summer before September is open us and we are no longer breaking out the grill on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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A Different Type of Cake: Quinoa Cakes

I am very excited to share this recipe. I have made these delicious quinoa cakes four or five times this summer already! This recipe is perfect to make use of any leftover quinoa… Continue reading

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Risotto Your Way

Risotto is something I always have in my pantry.  While I think of it as more of a dish to enjoy in the winter, there are so many options of what to add… Continue reading

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Red Velvet Perfection

Red Velvet Cake is usually a cake I leave to the professionals due to the need of red food coloring and buttermilk, but sometimes you are craving this cake and can’t wait to… Continue reading

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Tempting Tacos

Fresh. Healthy. Delicious. Those three words sum up a meal I enjoyed with friends last week at another hands-on dinner party.  Lately, I’ve really been thinking about the saying, “You are what you… Continue reading

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Pumpkin Perfect

Although fall and Thanksgiving make me crave pumpkin desserts, I don’t rule them out the rest of the year.  Life’s too short to limit yourself to only one season of pumpkin bread…am I… Continue reading

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My Favorite Treat

This recipe was actually the reason I learned how to bake, I cannot believe I haven’t shared it yet.  One of my mom’s favorite cook books, The Encore Nashville Junior League Cookbook, is… Continue reading

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A Grown-Up Pizza Party

I’ve already posted a variety of pizzas recipes, but there is always a new recipe I’m dying to try out at home.  Pizza parties are not only a fun way to involve your… Continue reading

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Bravo, Brussels

Many people claim they hate brussels sprouts.  Most likely these haters were forced to eat soggy brussels from a cafeteria as a child, unforgivably ruining their experience with the vegetable forever.  Surely, they… Continue reading

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