Category: Foodie Adventures

Everyday Dorie: Choose Your Own Adventure

This week was another week of choosing what we wanted to cook or bake from Dorie Greenspan’s “Everyday Dorie”. Since I am so far behind I chose two options from the list of already completed recipes. For dinner I made Salmon Burgers p.174. For… Continue Reading “Everyday Dorie: Choose Your Own Adventure”

(TWD) Shortbread Fans

Hi Tuesdays with Dorie friends! It has been quite sometime since I have baked along with you! Since we have been at home for the last month ( last time I filled my gas tank was March 17th) this was a perfect opportunity to… Continue Reading “(TWD) Shortbread Fans”

EveryDay Dorie: COVid 19 Edition

This week for Cook the Books Friday our moderators had us choose what we wanted to make and post instead of voting and making the same thing since grocery shopping could be hit or miss. I chose Sweet and Smokey Roasted Carrots (pg. 214)… Continue Reading “EveryDay Dorie: COVid 19 Edition”

Last of the Bunch Banana Bundt Cake

Way back in 2010 my friend Melissa asked several of us ladies to be part of a cooking club. We started the Spam and Anchovies cooking club with a ginger themed night. At the beginning the host would create the menu and each person… Continue Reading “Last of the Bunch Banana Bundt Cake”

Adventures with Coq A Vin

Last night I made Ina Garten’s Coq A Vin. It was the recipe from Food Network and the first one that popped up on Google. I have actually been planning to make this for awhile now and had all of the ingredients on hand.… Continue Reading “Adventures with Coq A Vin”

Cook the Books Fridays

For years I baked through Baking from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan. I went to the International Food Blogger Conference in Seattle to meet her, her sweet husband, and the Doristas (the lovely group I had been baking with for years). We… Continue Reading “Cook the Books Fridays”

National Pizza Day

Today is National Pizza Day! We have been training for this our whole lives! Or maybe not training but eating pizza on the reg. In honor of this special day we tried out Longhollow Pizza and Pub in Goodlettsville. I’m not sure what we… Continue Reading “National Pizza Day”

615 Waffles

One of my very favorite waffles in America was at a hotel in Texas. It was shaped like….you guessed it! Texas! I like waffles but my husband LOVES waffles. I heard the other day the the popular food truck 615_Waffles was opening a brick… Continue Reading “615 Waffles”

Brightside Bakeshop

This morning I was downtown and the name Brightside Bakeshop popped into my head. After wracking my brain for a few minutes I remembered stepping into Barista Parlor in Germantown a couple of weeks ago for a Whiskey Caramel Latte and seeing towering brioche… Continue Reading “Brightside Bakeshop”

Surviving Nashville

For months my son has been asking to go on a mother/son date to the Melting Pot. The idea of getting to cook his own food on skewers in the middle of the table has been intriguing for quite sometime. My husband is not… Continue Reading “Surviving Nashville”

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