How to Make a Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

We made it. It’s Friday. Time to unwind with family and friends, catch up on some reading, and spend time outside. Time to go to brunch or the bar and spend a little too much money on indulgent food and drinks. I don’t drink often, but I love a good craft cocktail or glass of wine on occasion. I especially […]

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Bunny Face Cupcakes

Easter has really snuck up on me this year (April 5th, what?), and it seems like the year is flying by at a pace I just can’t keep up with. Wasn’t it New Year’s Day like last week? When did we pass by Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day? After Easter, it seems like there aren’t many holidays to get […]

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How To Perfectly Scramble Eggs

Though I’ve been cooking eggs my entire life, I’ve recently been fascinated by the numerous methods and differing opinions that exist over the proper way to scramble them. Some prefer to scramble eggs inside the pan while others prefer to whisk them in a bowl prior to pouring the liquid into a warm, buttered pan. We’re proponents of the latter […]

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Cook With Confidence: Chicken, Broccoli, and Brown Rice Casserole

  This month, fans on social media have been raving about one recipe in particular: Chicken, Broccoli, and Brown Rice Casserole from the March issue of Cooking Light. I wanted to see for myself what all the fuss was about, so I thought it would be the perfect dish to try out for this week’s #CookWithConfidence post. Cooking Light‘s March […]

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Creamy Spring Pasta

At the grocery store this past weekend, I was feeling inspired by the gorgeous spring veggies overflowing from the produce bins: Tender baby rainbow carrots, baby kohlrabi, watermelon radishes, crisp spring greens, and fragrant herbs. Now is a great time to let ingredients inspire you in the kitchen. Pick up whatever looks great at the market and prepare it simply […]

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The Best Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

It’s FINALLY getting warm here in Georgia, and not a moment too soon. Last week we experienced temps in the mid-70s, and everyone and their brother came out of the wood works to soak up the rays. It’s only on sunny days that you realize just how many neighbors you have! My husband and I have already dusted off the […]

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Hummingbird Cake

In case you missed it, Friday was the first day of spring! With warmer weather on the horizon, now is the time of year when you start seeing pretty layer cakes, artistically dyed eggs, fragrant flower arrangements, and pastel-colored candies at nearly every turn. People are stepping out in spring fashions and working on their tans over spring break. The […]

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Broiled Salmon with Marmalade Dijon Glaze

  I am so excited to feature this recipe today because it consists of one of my favorite types of fish: salmon. Salmon is loaded with omega-3’s and protein to fuel your hectic week, so not only is salmon a delicious option, but it’s also nutritious and FAST. To add even more positivity, this dish only requires 5 ingredients to whip up […]

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Roasted Chicken and Bow Tie Pasta Salad

  I am a huge fan of pasta salads. They’re so perfect for warm weather days, they’re portable, they’re great to take along with you for lunch or even a late afternoon snack, and completely customizable. Any ingredients you have in your fridge can pretty much go into a pasta salad. This particular dish features big players such as bow-tie […]

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Cook With Confidence: Shrimp-and-Andouille Gumbo Dip

Finger foods, appetizers, antipasto, h’orderves… whatever you call them, one thing is for sure: EVERYONE loves them. What’s not to love about a snack before a meal? Sometimes an appetizer is so good, you want to eat it in place of your meal. I thoroughly enjoy a good party or reception with small bites as far as the eye can […]

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