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Irish Stew

Irish Stew

The weather has finally gotten cold enough to justify a big pot of my favorite Irish stew down here in Georgia. I don’t know where this recipe came from originally and it’s not really fixed in stone. It’s mostly about a rich, thick tomato based […]

Austin, Tx | Spring Vacation

Austin, Tx | Spring Vacation

I had an opportunity to spend a little bit of vacation time in Austin last month. Although I was born in Dallas, I consider Austin my hometown; it’s where I went to high school and college and spent the most formative years of my life. […]

Instant Pot | Chicken Stock / Bone Broth

Instant Pot | Chicken Stock / Bone Broth

I know that everyone and their siblings have posted recipes for Instant Pot stock or broth or bone broth or whatever the name for it is these days. I’m going to be one more, so bear with me today. Last year when all my friends […]

Instant Pot | Roast with mushroom gravy

Instant Pot | Roast with mushroom gravy

Hey y’all! Happy 2018. In the interests of getting back into blogging on a regular basis, I’m going to start posting about some of the things I’m cooking without necessarily a lot of fancy photos or verbiage. I might come back and flesh out some […]

The Perfect Boiled Egg

The Perfect Boiled Egg

A few days ago I posted a photo of what I consider the perfect boiled egg to my personal Facebook page and immediately got questions from friends on how I cooked it. I wrote up an explanation and before long the post had made it […]

Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

I’ve had the original version of this recipe saved since the NY Times first posted it right after Katherine Hepburn died. When Pinterest came along, I remember moving it from my long list of bookmarks to make it one of my first food pins. It’s since […]

Hello Fresh: Sizzling Beef Stir Fry

Hello Fresh: Sizzling Beef Stir Fry

Welcome to my second Hello Fresh review. I made this meal Wednesday night, the night that north Atlanta was getting hit with storms for the second time in 3 days. I was afraid for a while that I was going to have to cook by candlelight, […]

Hello Fresh: Creamy Mushroom Pork Chops

Hello Fresh: Creamy Mushroom Pork Chops

Let’s just jump right in to my first Hello Fresh review. I subscribed last week and my first box arrived today with 3 meals. I decided to start with the pork chops and mushroom gravy – mostly because I already have a really great pork […]

SAVOURY IRISH SODA BREAD

SAVOURY IRISH SODA BREAD

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Everyone in the blogging world is posting Irish recipes today, so I might as well join in with a family recipe for Irish soda bread. This is my maternal grandfather’s recipe, which I’m pretty sure he got from his Irish mother. […]

COTTAGE CHEESE & OAT PANCAKES

COTTAGE CHEESE & OAT PANCAKES

I’m not generally a fan of sweet things for breakfast. My tastes run more to the savoury – eggs, bacon, biscuits, gravy, those kinds of things. Every now and then, though, I do get a craving for a pancake or a waffle and sometimes I […]