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…

“Healthy-(Er)” Chicken & Broccoli Casserole…Maybe

Casseroles. If you are from the South, “almost” everyone loves them. And I mean loves ALL kinds of casseroles. They are easy, one pot, comfort foods, main meals, side dishes, desserts, breakfasts…ANYTHING you want them to be! In fact…we like to just turn ordinary, plain dishes into some sort of casserole. For no reason other…

Pasta Night! Beef & Sausage Pasta with Spinach & Fresh Herbs

Pasta! My absolute favorite Carb! ¬†I mean…who doesn’t like Pasta?!?! ¬†That would just be Un-American! ¬†Or Un-Italian! ¬†Or…Un-Everything Normal in this Entire Universe!!!! ¬†Pasta is one of those foods that is so easy to keep handy in the pantry. ¬†So many different shapes, sizes and uses! ¬†Homemade or dried, it’s so versatile and quick to…

Super Bowl Party! Or Just a Reason to Get Together….

Ahhh the Super Bowl. ¬†That Sunday every year where 2 NFL teams duke it out for the Championship and 364 days of bragging rights. ¬†Or for me…that Sunday every year to attend our friend Phil’s annual cookout, watch the best commercials of the year, and of course the half-time show (I think I’m a Bruno…