Category Archives: Veggies and Side Dishes

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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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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Our Summer Garden Is Well Under Way

Warm weather has turned to rather hot weather here in Atlanta, allowing the basil, tomatoes, and herbs to gather strength and begin their season of growth. Even though I’m commuting to Orlando for a work project, the Hubby is being … Continue reading

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Perfectly Colorful Holiday Salad

Roasted vegetables are a seasonal favorite around our house – especially fresh colorful beets. Thinking of the colors that we associate with the season, this red and green salad makes the perfect addition to your holiday table. This recipe is … Continue reading

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Last Bit Of Summer – On A Plate

Now that the weather here is below 45 degrees every night, the basil has bid its farewell. Saying “good-bye” to us over brunch was this tiny bit of Basil that was so handily cut from the stem prior to said cold … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear The Tofu!!

When tofu is mentioned, some people just give me an “it is icky” kinda look…scrunch up their nose…and say “but it has no taste”. People – You Know Who You Are!  This recipe is ideal for All Of You. It … Continue reading

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Italy’s Market Pictures Make Me Hungry

I should NEVER work on blog photos when it’s lunch time, cause THIS is the kind of post you are then subjected to – Food, Food, and MORE Food….Here are scenes from Mercado Centrale in Florence, Italy. All fresh, local, … Continue reading

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Pesto Possibilities and Meals For One

Wednesday, August 29th was the final round of August Cooking Classes at our house. And much fun was had by all. For Pesto Possibilities, we harvested basil from our patio garden, then created two different types of pesto – Basil Walnut Pesto … Continue reading

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THE Best Tomato Salad I’ve Ever Tasted….

During the last Cooking Class at our house, we sunk our teeth into one pretty, tasty, easy to make, even easier to eat creation – Tomato Stacked Salad with Corn and Avocado from the August 2012 Cooking Light magazine. When … Continue reading

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Special Guest Post – Starring the Hubby!

The Hubby is always behind the scenes (or lens!), taking all those fabulous photos and making sure that the food and fun is captured in a special way. So, today Hubby is the writer and editor of all things garden. … Continue reading

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