Farmers Market Finds & A Goat Cheese, Bacon, Onion & Tomato Pie

This past Saturday, if you haven’t already figured out, I went to Pepper Place Farmer’s Market. Farmer’s Markets are obviously an addiction for me. I could be a Farmer’s Market Hoarder. Because I want everything. And I mean EVERYTHING. I’ve bought cutting boards, bowls, jewelry, fruits, vegetables, cheeses, BBQ…pretty much anything I’m in the mood…

A Fresh, Beautiful, Sinful & Sweet…Homemade Strawberry Cake!

Fresh Strawberries. Is there a fruit much better than fresh Strawberries? No…no there isn’t. Unless it’s Peach Season. And then…there is no better fruit than Peaches. Well…until Watermelon Season…and then…well you get my point. I am a lover of all fruit. But as of right now…my favorite fruit is Strawberries! After my latest trip to…

Chipotle & Honey Pork Tacos with a Lime Radish Slaw

This weekend was the Memphis in May World BBQ Championship in Memphis, TN. And if you’ve been following me…then you know I love a good BBQ! Can’t you imagine all of that WONDERFUL BBQ pork smoke swirling through the air?!?! Gah…what a fun weekend that would be! My friend, Chris Lilly, and the Big Bob…

Sweet Tea Brined, Buttermilk Fried Chicken with a Sriracha, Honey Sauce

Fried Chicken. Not much more to say than those 2 words…. I’m just kidding (not really). Fried chicken is one of my all time favorite foods. Picnics, Family Reunions, Tailgates, Sunday lunches, Breakfast…. ūüôā I can remember years ago as a kid always devouring the fried chicken at our Lexington family reunions. And there was…

Maple & Orange Baked Ham…Perfect for Easter Dinner!

Easter is finally in a few days. And this is one of those Holidays that I ABSOLUTELY love. There is just so much meaning in Easter Sunday! Church Services, Easter Dresses, Bunnies, Easter Egg Hunts, Families Gathering Everywhere…and Ham. Lots and Lots of Ham. Yep! I admit it. Ham is one of my favorite things…

Oven Roasted, Flavored Bacon! My Mouth is Already Watering….

I. Love. Bacon. Let me say that again. I. Love. Bacon. I mean who DOESN’T?!?! Well…those crazy kids that don’t eat meat dislike bacon. And I just feel sorry for them. Because bacon just makes EVERYTHING better! And there are so many different ways to use bacon! Chocolate-covered, maple-glazed, pepper-crusted, in a drink, crumbled, sliced,…

Updated…But Still Old-Fashioned…Strawberry Pie

Springtime weather is FINALLY just around the corner! ¬†Thankfully! ¬†And during the winter of 2014, the South has certainly experienced some very bi-polar weather!! ¬†74 degrees one day…24 degrees the next. ¬†Rain & thunder showers…followed up with 3 inches of snow & ice!!! ¬†So tiring. So long. ¬†So…OVER. When I went to the grocery store…

Sunday Brunch with a Sausage, Potato, Onion & Italian Cheese Frittata

Weekends. ¬†I LOVE the weekends! But…I REALLY, REALLY love the weekends when SUNDAY BRUNCH is involved!! ¬†Brunch is one of my absolute favorite meals especially in the Spring & Summer! ¬†And since the weather is starting to warm up…I’m really getting the fever for my favorite times of year!! Hundreds of different egg dishes, french…