Tag Archives: Homemade

Sunny Breakfast on the Patio

Since the weather here in Atlanta gets “stuck” between Winter and Spring this time of year, we know to take advantage of those random warm, sunny days that tease us out from our homes. That is exactly what happened last … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

It was Thursday, prior to leaving town for one week…what to do to clean the fridge of lonely bits of food? We’ve never been good at throwing things away that are in perfect (or almost perfect) condition. As chance would have it, here is … Continue reading

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A Baked Oatmeal Kinda Day

One burning question to contemplate: Why does the entire universe go to the grocery for milk, eggs, and bread when the Weather Channel predicts ice and snow? Is everyone making french toast at the exact same time? Not us. We’re more … Continue reading

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Salmon Surprises

Whenever Whole Foods has in-season fresh, wild salmon on a special “One Day Only” Sale, be sure to count us in. What do we do? We get all excited, jump in the car, and buy a big slab of fish … Continue reading

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Step Away from the Mini Loaves!

You know you are in big trouble when you try a new pound cake recipe, take one bite, and can hardly control eating one ENTIRE loaf? Well….perk up, pound cake lovers…this one’s for you….good thing it’s healthy! Mini Pineapple Pound … Continue reading

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Homemade Marinara For a Cause

Now that my friend is home from the hospital, I’ve been on a cooking spree for her and her (hungry!) family. Nothing like a little homemade love to get those stitches healing, right? Off we go to the kitchen for a … Continue reading

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When Life Stinks, Why Do We Feel The Need To Cook?

Yesterday, a dear friend of ours underwent surgery and all I could think to do was cook for her family. I’m not sure if this is just a “Southern” thing we learn at an early age, or if the need … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Baccala Soup – The Real Deal!

Our Friends, Michael and Josephine, are kind enough to share a family recipe with us today in a special “Italian Guest Post”. Dating back to Josephine’s great-grandmother, this one is a keeper! Can’t you just smell it simmering on your stove … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Cinnamon Pear Loaf Cake

Talk about a stunner for dessert! This recipe, from BHG.com, takes the cake…catch that pun?…haha!……Quick, easy, and made with ingredients most of us keep on hand, your guests will thank you for this one. (And, hopefully, there will be leftovers … 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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