His and Hers Pizza Recipes

DO you guys like cheese?  How about wine?  How do you feel about combining both of these things on a patio during the warm months of summer?  I hope the answer to all of those things are “I LOVE THEM PLEASE KEEP THE PATIOSPIRATION COMING.”  Good! Because today starts the first of many posts brought

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Chicken Chasseur & Truffled Mashed Potatoes

I would like to think that in one of my past lives I was a provincial Frenchwoman of decent means. I would spend my mornings in the kitchen with the cooks making bread (eating bread), and my afternoons lounging in a field reading Gulliver’s Travels until the sun begun to set and I’ve have to

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Butternut Squash and Spinach Quiche

How many times can I say “It’s fall, Y’all” before you all get annoyed? I am leaning towards I’ve got about 5 more real uses left and about 10 additional sarcastically ironic uses left. But in other news, I’m currently obsessed with Butternut Squash. I don’t think I ate it at all in 2016, and for

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Classic Moules Marinieres

This year has been the year of the mussel. It started in January when I took my Grandma to Murphy’s for lunch when she had mussels and has continued on throughout the entire Summer with an almost semi-monthly feast on the little mollusks. There are no complaints here, however, with a basket of toasted bread

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Grilled Summer Vegetable Pizza

I’m a huge believer that putting something green on otherwise unhealthy food balances out the bad. I also believe in pre-made pizza dough crusts because ain’t nobody got time for that when you’re preparing for a crowd. Last month Organic Girl sent me some of their new butter lettuce to do some recipe testing and to

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Lemoned Chicken and Grilled Peach Salad

I’m a full-fat, full-flavor girl. When I eat a salad, I’m not skimping on the good stuff even if to me the good stuff happens to be grilled peaches and toasted pine nuts. I’ve started to move away from the heavily dressed salads teaming with bad calories, and find myself experimenting with bringing out the natural

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The Best Kept BLT Secret

With the onset of warmer weather, we are getting a sneak peek of some of the South’s finest staples. At the exit of Strawberry season, we are being sprung straight into another one of my favorite seasons: the tomato. We Southerner’s all but lose our minds the moment the ugly heirlooms, the perfectly spherical Roma’s,

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