Being a foodie, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. But it's not just the food. I love the whole idea of the holiday. Family. Food. Gratitude. The past few years I've "let" my husband, Colm, do the cooking for Thanksgiving and Christmas. (Except for this amazing stuffing I … [Read more...] about Perfectly Simple and Scrumptious: Cranberry Sauce and Cranberry Relish
It's no secret that I love margaritas. It's hard for me to pick a favorite, but in the fall I especially love to make cranberry margaritas. The perfect mix of sweet and tart. A festive cocktail for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any time of the year! This is a great recipe everyone will love so be sure … [Read more...] about Christmas Cheer Cranberry Margarita
I love to bake. I don't do it as much as my kids would like, but when I do bake, I do it well! (Bread and cookies are my specialties, they never last longer than a few minutes in the house unless I bake when the kids aren't home, lol). This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe of all time. … [Read more...] about Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever!
My family and I have lived in the South now for nearly six years. We started off moving to Virginia, then Alabama, and finally North Carolina, where we have lived for the past four years. The South is a truly unique place. People have their own way of doing things (if someone is using a turn … [Read more...] about Southern Comfort Food for the Holidays Featuring The Produce Box
I'm sure a lot of Southerner's might be surprised to hear this, but did you know that cornbread actually originated with Native Americans? The Evolution of Cornbread Of course, the original cornbread was nothing like it is today. It was simply cornmeal and water stirred together and baked over an … [Read more...] about Sweet and Spicy Buttermilk Cornbread
NOTE: I'm super excited to announce that I was picked the winner of the Sassool Grocery Challenge! Read the official announcement here. A big "Thank you!" to Mounir Saleh and the Sassool team for choosing my dish to be featured in both Sassool locations for the month of January! UPDATE: My dish was … [Read more...] about Pomegranate Chicken with Halloumi Cheese, Tomatoes, and Peppers