Creamy Polenta with Worcestershire Wine Chicken & Caramelized Butternut Squash

Somethin’ about these long titles, man. Pretty sure there’s a direct correlation between the recipe title length and the taste. It’s true at least for this; I mean, really. Slightly-sweet Polenta (for Southerners, yellow grits). Chicken tenderloins marinated in White Wine and Worcestershire. Caramelized Butternut Squash. Juicy Roasted Tomatoes. Nutty Gruyere Cheese and Parsley. Those […]

Brussels Sprout & Sweet Potato Saute

I know what you’re thinking. Brussels sprouts??? Why?!  I’m a mind-reader like that. But these are no ordinary brussels sprouts. There are sweet potatoes involved. Also BACON.  If there are any vegetarians out there who read my blog, I apologize for my inability to avoid adding bacon to dishes that could be vegetarian (or vegan). […]

Three Cheese Stovetop Skinny Spinach Artichoke Dip

…with bacon. I know. It’s a lot to take in. Three cheeses:cream cheese, parmesan, and fontina (oh, blessed fontina). Stovetop:creamy, warm, cheesy bliss that doesn’t have to be baked. Skinny:does NOT read flavorless. This stuff is so decadent you’d think it’d have a million calories. Spinach Artichoke Dip:Like who doesn’t love it? with Bacon:I don’t […]

Pumpkin Pecan Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Glaze

HAPPY AUTUMN, EVERYONE!!! I’ve been dreaming up this recipe for months now, awaiting this day on pins and needles AND IT IS FINALLY HERE. I know that this is the second breakfast recipe in a row; I know this. You can hate me if you want. But (and read this in your best Chandler Bing […]

Whole Wheat Oat Waffles with Honey Butter

My, oh my, oh my. Let me tell ‘ya what’s up. Well, first of all, these waffles are what’s UP. Paired with the honey butter… you can’t get more “what’s up” than that.Not even pre-teen television shows circa 2005. Or 1972. Lotsa what’s up there, too. But there’s a lot of other what’s up in […]

Walnut Cinnamon Sugar Swirl Bread

Guys, today is a day of excitement. Excitement #1) This bread. It’s heaven; the perfect, perfect way to start off you fall baking. Excitement #2) I’m touring Alabama today! As in The University Of. As in The School in Which I Am Hoping to Attend.I cannot WAIT to get my Roll Tide on. But before […]

Skillet Corn and Andouille Kale Salad

I hate to disappoint you, but if you haven’t been able to tell by now,I’m your typical salad-sandwich-soup girl for lunch.Typical, typical, typical. The good thing about my deli-style lunches is thatthere are so many different ways to do it. And I think I’m pretty inventive with mine, no? Like this salad. Oh. My. Spicy […]