Amaretto Southern

It’s no secret that amaretto is one of my favorite sweets spikes in a happy hour libation....more

Dipped Shortbread Cookies

I can’t say that I am not the type that enjoys overly sweet desserts and confections. I definitely am. There are a few exceptions to this, and shortbread is one off them ....more

Brown Butter Butternut Cream Pasta


Country Ham Melt

Everyone loves a sandwich. Everyone. There is something comforting about a good ol’ PB&J...more

Maple Whiskey Peach Fritters

Millions of peaches, peaches for me! — It’s nearing the end of peach season (womp, womp), but there is still a bit of time if you haven’t taken the opportunity to go grab a basket of fresh ones for yourself. I recently went with the intention of coming home with like half of a peck ....more

Cravable Crunchy Croutons

I realize some of you will see this and be like, “What? He...more

Roasted Tomato Pepper Mayo

I have something to get off my chest. This may be difficult for some of you to hear, but I am told that admission is the first step to recovery. I am… Oh, geez… Ok ....more

Homegrown Tomato Salsa


Southern Fried Okra

A prerequisite to being branded as a true Southerner is learning to properly fry. Not just anything counts. It has to be something that is on the official list of true Southern staples ....more

Strawberry Almond Turnovers

Since I knooow you subscribe to the blog updates, you will remember my obsession with fresh, local strawberries that I had at the beginning of this summer. I would have thrown a tent up and picked every last one if I had been given the opportunity [noted for next year]. ...more