Month: March 2012

  • Citrus Mint Salad & A Cookbook Giveaway!

    Thank you everyone for your get well wishes. It was a slow cooking/blogging week. Perfect opportunity to tell you about a project I was thrilled to be part of earlier last year. Along with some pretty awesome authors, photographers, bloggers, crafters, I was asked by the magazine Where Women Cook, to be part of their […]

  • Roasted Tomato Soup & Tomato Parmesan Croutons

    One of the things I always try to have on hand is a batch of soup. Does not matter the kind, but there is always one in the freezer, or one in the refrigerator or one simmering on the stove. This is my cure for everything. From being homesick to missing tooth. The latter is […]

  • Registration Now Open For Our 3-Day Workshop in Seattle

    The workshop is officially sold out! Thank you to everyone who registered so fast (30 minutes – boom – y’all are amazing!). We are looking forward to meeting you all in Seattle! —————————————————– Registration is now officially open for the 3-day food styling & photography workshop I am teaching with Clare Barboza and Becky Selengut […]

  • Save The Date: A Three Day Food Styling & Photography Workshop in Seattle, Washington

    I am really excited to announce another multi-day workshop that I will teaching with two of my favorite people Save the date for an amazing three day workshop in Seattle, Washington! Here are the details: Join photographers Clare Barboza, Helene Dujardin and chef & cookbook author Becky Selengut for a 3 day workshop full of […]

  • Heirloom Tomato Galette & Feeling At Home

    I was going to start this by saying that I had not married into a typical Southern family but to tell you the truth, I can’t think of one typical Southern home. Here in the South you can be from the Lowcountry, the Midlands or the Mountains. Three different ways of life, three different Southern […]

  • Lemon, Chicken and Orzo Soup

    It looks like the bout of bronchitis going around town has find a way to sneak into our house and beat me to pulp. Or at least it feels like it. I can’t complain though. We each get sick about once a year and thankfully not at the same time. That would be miserable for […]

  • Berries Sorbet & Lavender Shortbread Cookies Sorbet Sandwiches

    Since Winter never really got here, we are and have been in Spring like mode for quite a few weeks over here. Local seasonal produce has been changing rapidly. Peas are sprouting, winter squash are disappearing. Asparagus are in, wild blackberries and raspberries are popping out in by the marsh behind our house. Strawberries are […]

  • Tomato Goodness & Giveaway Winners

    The skies above the creek are getting black and threatening. On a Friday. It’s warm. It’s just getting pitch black and on the eve of a busy weekend, I am hoping to counteract the atmosphere with some sunshine on our plates! Let’s me start with a good dose of bonne humeur (good spirit) by announcing […]

  • Chocolate Financiers, “La Tartine Gourmande, Recipes For An Inspired Life” & A Cookbook Giveaway

    It’s always excited to see someone realize their dreams. Pick up their courage, their doubts, their talent and creativity and just go for it. I got excited when Beatrice announced she was writing a cookbook and I got even more excited when I finally held in my hands. “La Tartine Gourmande, Recipes For An Inspired […]