Bourbon Spiced Pear Tart with Cardamom Vanilla Ice Cream

I don’t know what came over me but this year I had one must-make item on my Thanksgiving Menu and that was a pear tart for dessert. I have made countless pies and galettes this summer, but I’ve been craving puff pastry goodness smothered with fruit and a tart just seemed like the easiest compromise

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Pumpkin Apple Muffins

Delicious. That is how I would characterize every Fall food out there. All of the food flavors are comforting and served with a pat of butter. Much like these muffins- full of pumpkin spice flavor, a couple of pats (or 1/2 cup) of butter, and teeming with flavor. They might not be the lightest, but

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Peach Walnut Bread

We’ve lost the humidity in the city so I think that officially means it’s Fall, right? I know we have about two more weeks of “summer” but I’m already pulling out my sweaters, donning over-the-knee boots, and adding cinnamon and allspice to my seasonal breakfast bread recipes, like this peach walnut bread I made last

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Blueberry and Lavender Peach Pie

The beginning of this pie recipe doesn’t start like most. There were no nostalgic thoughts of grandma cooking something on Sunday morning after church nor a dreamy memory of picking blueberries in North Georgia with family a year prior. No, it started on a mundane semi-annual cleaning supply run to the store. 

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Strawberry Raspberry Galette

I’ve turned into a full-time food blogger lately. Everything that has come across this blog and my Instagram seems to entirely revolve around food. My creativity is sparked whenever I dream up some crazy new recipe typically inspired by whatever is fresh. This particular recipe was inspired by my trip to South Georgia to go

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Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

I would say one of the most necessary things to have in your recipe wheelhouse is a Whipped Cream recipe. It’s so incredibly easy but it adds a little more decadence to your daily dessert. Fresh fruit topped with whipped-by-yours-truly cream is an indulgent treat that is unlike any other. It’s essentially fool-proof so long as

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Strawberry Shortcake Biscuits

Last time we talked I lied to you and made you a promise I didn’t keep.  I said I was going to post about these amazing strawberry shortcake biscuits, but then life happened, there was this whole moving thing, work got crazy, friends beckoned me to hang out, and I sorta-completely-totally-just-maybe forgot to follow up

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Southern Staples: Skillet Biscuit Recipe

Very rarely do I develop recipes on my own. While my friends may all affectionately give me accolades of my cooking, I can’t honestly call myself a chef or an innovator. As flattered as I am by their praise – I am a Leo after all- the pure and simple truth is that I’m just

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Apple Walnut Banana Bread

Mmmm, smell that?  It’s Autumn and she’s primping her orange leaves for their final dance from the branches and enticing all of us to stay inside with cinnamon and allspice-scented treats.  Isn’t it ironic when your banana’s turn the same day you find yourself with a couple of hours to spare in the kitchen on

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