Ashley gives us a mouthwatering recipe for cognac-pecan skillet brie and teaches us that going camping doesn't mean that you have to forgo great food.
Lately I have been thinking a lot about bread. Several of my colleagues greatly enjoy quality bread, and their enthusiasm for the qualities of “the loaf” have rekindled my own passion for it. As a child, my mother would make a loaf in her bread machine each week. We bought flour by the 25-pound bag at Sam’s Club or Costco, and learned early on that the “thump thump thump” sound during the mix cycle meant the dough was too dry. [...]
*this was originally posted on March 2, 2015. The month of March is about Spring and all that comes with it. For some it’s spring cleaning and gardening, while others celebrate St. Patrick’s day, but I also want to note that it is Women's History month. So, as you prepare the delicious salad, below, think about the women who have meant a great deal in your life and have helped you get to where you are. Now, onto salads. I think [...]
Callie Blount of Luv Cooks and I have known each other since college. Recently, we reconnected to discuss our love and passion of food. We are both advocates of bringing people back to the table and inspiring relationships through the food that we cook. Her sweet Southern charm shines through her writing and her cooking. Enjoy her recipe, and make sure to follow her blog! Sometimes, there are moments in life that seem too good to be true. The ones where you stand back and [...]
February is here! That was fast, right? I still see a few homes with Christmas lights, and I hear people making New Year's Resolutions. It feels like 2015 is becoming one of those years that if you blink too many times, it will be gone. The holiday rush carried over this year. I’m caught up in projects, in work, in life, and yet, somewhere in the midst of all of these things I’ve realize I haven’t stopped. Just last [...]
Wintertime can be filled with craziness. It is the holiday season and people’s moods are not always the cheerful kind that we hear about in Christmas songs. Stress is heightened and our moods are not always the best. We get stressed out about finances, food, gifts, decorating, parties, looking good in our party wear, and the list goes on and on. It feels like the 2 week vacation that kids get off from school is more overwhelming than not. [...]