Archive for August, 2013

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

If you’ve been reading this blog for any time at all, then you know how much I love tomatoes. They are my favorite food.  This Farmers’ Market Tomato Bruschetta is what I like to make… Read more »

August 20, 2013 | Main Dishes

Granola, Granola: Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free Granola

I’m sure you’ve noticed that I’m not typically really into the whole raw and vegan food movement.  I like healthy food, but I’ve got no beef with cooking it….But this summer, we ate some fabulous… Read more »

August 17, 2013 | Snacks & Drinks

Grilled Figs with Gorgonzola and Honey from NwaFoodie

My friend Lyndi at NwaFoodie has compiled her annual list of her favorite food bloggers.  And while I am THRILLED to be included, I think NwaFoodie  (that’s Northwest Arkansas and has nothing to do with Eazy-E)… Read more »

August 13, 2013 | Snacks & Drinks

Tomato, Peach, and Watermelon Salad

There is just nothing like summer tomatoes, peaches, and watermelon.  They are in abundance at every roadside stand and farmers’ market right now.    One of my favorite local restaurants, Brickhouse Kitchen, has this fabulous… Read more »

August 7, 2013 | Soup and Salad

Quick Pantry Marinara

Have you ever found yourself without anything planned for dinner?  Have you ever been out of milk, eggs, bread, cereal,  AND chicken nuggets all at the same time?  Yeah, me neither.  But….if this situation were… Read more »

August 7, 2013 | Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Purple Hull Peas

Purple Hull Peas.  Along with okra, they scream SUMMER to me.  And the kids like them, go figure!   By the way, they are called Purple Hull because the pods are purple. So pretty.  … Read more »

August 6, 2013 | Sides

Okra Fries with Garden Herb Aioli

If you live in the South, then I’m sure you’re familiar with fried okra, so no explanation is needed.  If you don’t, then well, let me show you a few things…   Fried okra (or… Read more »

August 4, 2013 | Snacks & Drinks

I’m Back! Le Creuset Giveaway

My month-long bloggy vacation was just fantastic, but I’m so glad to be back!   I’ve missed sharing all my food with you.  Ok joking, I’ve hardly cooked, which also means I haven’t had to clean… Read more »

August 2, 2013 | Miscellaneous