Author Archives: Our Kitchen Inventions

About Our Kitchen Inventions

Inspired by travels to Italy, cooking with fresh ingredients, sharing our Kitchen Inventions dinners with friends, and enjoying good wine. Photography and cooking are the main focus for our site. Please stop by Wade's website to enjoy more of his works of photography.

Short, Sweet, and To The Point Pancakes

That is exactly the way to describe these 3 Ingredient Pancakes (recipe here). Super simple. Tasty. Quick. Tasty. Versatile. Tasty. Fast to make. Did I mention Tasty? Thought so. Sorry about these pics, since Hubby and his trusty camera were not … Continue reading

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Pasta on the Patio

Even with our hot, humid Southern Summer nights, we (every now and then…) get a bit of relief and it’s a bit cooler. Perfect for a quick, easy, light pasta dinner on the patio. Yes, it could involve a fan blowing … Continue reading

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Savory Buttermilk Corn Cakes

Let’s get our corn cakes on, shall we? This it the perfect side dish on so many levels…..warms up the tummy, uses ingredients you probably have on hand, finishes up that leftover buttermilk, PLUS feels like you are being a little decadent … Continue reading

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Cool Weather = Warm Muffins!

Yes, I have to admit it…warm weather has slowed to a crawl, and cooler weather has me ready to hibernate until Spring. On these cool mornings, I sure don’t want to get out of bed and put my toes on … Continue reading

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Simple Appetizer Magic

Sometimes, the simplest of items help create the easiest, best dish. Take this for example… Simple ingredients, allowed to do what they do best – that is: entice us to eat a small sampling to get our tummies ready for dinner! … Continue reading

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Peachtree Road Race – Happy 4th!!

Hubby and I were lucky enough to get “volunteered” by our dear friend, Bill, to assist the Atlanta Track Club at the Peachtree Road Race yesterday. What an absolutely awesome day (other than the getting up at 3:30 am part … Continue reading

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Summer Dinner on the Patio

Peaches, anyone? Fresh, juicy, and flavorful…..the perfect flavors when combined with tomatoes, sliced mozzarella, spinach, fresh basil from the garden, drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar – then simply go outside to Get Your Dinner On!!! Easy, fast, and healthy – perfect … Continue reading

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Stay Thirsty, My Friends!

Any excuse for a party is a great excuse, right? Well, how about a 28th Anniversary celebration for me and the Hubby? That was just the ticket this past Saturday night. Welcoming us and our friends was this guy – … Continue reading

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A Morning Walk in The Garden

So glad you could join us! After a relaxing breakfast on our patio today, Hubby grabbed his camera to capture what’s happening in the garden….let’s take a walk, shall we? The tomatoes are looking great! Each year, we anxiously await … Continue reading

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Breakfast Time!

Sometimes, on a Saturday morning, you just have to have it – eggs, grits, and a big fattening flaky biscuit. If you are in the Alpharetta, GA area, be sure you check out Scratch Fresh for breakfast. All I’m saying … Continue reading

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