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Honeyed Burrata Toasts

Honeyed Burrata Toasts

Odd tidbit about me: when I was younger I really hated melted mozzarella cheese. You know, like the melted mozzarella cheese that is a key component of pizza? Didn’t like it. I would take the mozzarella cheese off of my pizza and eat saucy bread […]

Food Guide:  Best Places to Eat & Drink in Savannah

Food Guide: Best Places to Eat & Drink in Savannah

Savannah is a quaint and picturesque city – it’s got quiet beauty and a slow pace that make it relaxing and inviting. The kind of place where you want to kick off your shoes, sit on a big ole wrap around porch with a cocktail […]

Fresh Watermelon Spritzer

Fresh Watermelon Spritzer

Vietnam is 12 hours ahead of the US Central time zone (where Nashville falls), which means when we visited Vietnam last year, we really struggled with the jet lag. We arrived in Ho Chi Minh City late on a Sunday night and then boarded a […]

Potage Aux Légumes – French Vegetable Soup

Potage Aux Légumes – French Vegetable Soup

The beginning of spring is such an exciting time for produce – I love seeing new vegetables crop up at the farmers’ markets. Root vegetables, tubers, and salad greens usually lead the charge before the abundance of summer fruit and vegetables arrive. And there’s just […]

How To:  Make Homemade Labneh

How To: Make Homemade Labneh

Making cheese yourself sounds really hard, right? Sounds like it would be a lot of work, you’d need some fancy equipment or ingredients, and it probably wouldn’t be worth the effort, right? Wrong, my friends! Enter homemade labneh. I bet you have all the things […]

Spanish Orange & Olive Salad

Spanish Orange & Olive Salad

Spanish food doesn’t get all the same love that other Mediterranean food does. From my experience in the US at least, we idolize the Mediterranean cuisine of France and Italy, we exoticize Mediterranean food of Morocco and Greece, and we kind of forget about ALL […]

Lemongrass Beef Banh Mi

Lemongrass Beef Banh Mi

Pho and Banh Mi are likely the two dishes you think of when you think of Vietnamese food. Like Pad Thai in Thailand, ceviche in Peru, pasta in Italy – Banh Mi is just iconic for Western palates. Until we traveled to Vietnam last year, […]

Quick Pickled Asian Vegetables

Quick Pickled Asian Vegetables

I was perusing the Asian market up the street from our house earlier this week in search of dried shiitake mushrooms, mirin, and pickled ginger for my Milk Street Tuesday Night Recipe this week and was thinking about just how little we utilize pickled things […]

Agua de Valencia

Agua de Valencia

Even though I spent much more measurable amount of time living in France, the country that really left the biggest imprint on me was Spain. I studied abroad in Spain the summer I turned 20 years old – which is so young in so many […]

Garlic & Ginger Soup with Soft Boiled Egg

Garlic & Ginger Soup with Soft Boiled Egg

So now that you have your soft boiled egg skills down to a science it’s time to use them in the very best way I know how: swimming in brothy, savory soup. If you’ve ever slurped your way through a bowl of ramen and thought […]

Perfect Hard and Soft Boiled Eggs

Perfect Hard and Soft Boiled Eggs

If you do a quick google search for how to make the perfect hard boiled egg, you’ll get a whole plethora of different results. I actually can’t think of any other food that’s so simple to to cook that has SO many variations out there […]

Rice Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Rice Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Fun fact: this is actually not my first foray into blogging. When I was studying in France, I kept an online chronicle of my time there (because my 20 year old self thought everyone was just going to be soooo interested in everything I was […]