Appetizers


Spicy Broccoli Cheddar Tots 2

If you just want to skip to the crispy, bite-sized goodness that are Spicy Broccoli Cheddar Tots, I feel you. Just click here. These last couple of almost-winter weeks have been a dream, filled with kitty purring, Zeus walking, and GARTH BROOKS LIVE watching!!!! The house has been inundated with […]

Spicy Broccoli Cheddar Tots

Sriracha Salted Pretzel Knots

Sriracha Salted Pretzel Knots

My upbringing was not rooted in football. We were a baseball family. The first song I learned to sing by myself was Take Me Out to the Ball Game. My dad used to answer the phone, “Cowles baseball and concentration camp.” And I knew by age six the best vendor […]


Sweet Potato Toasts 2

When we were college juniors, Lara came to visit. I had just moved into my first apartment. The place was a total gem. There were stains on the carpet. Mint grew on the patio like a bad weed. And, the kitchen had the occasional ant problem. It’s laughable now, but […]

sweet potatoes and caramelized onions

Garlic Confit at Home Wine Kitchen

Garlic Confit 2

If y’all knew what you’d been waiting for, you wouldn’t have been so patient. You’d of pounded down the door and demanded the recipe. This is that good. I can’t take credit for it. I can’t take credit for most of the recipes on this blog. I’m not a chef. […]


Garlic Confit

If y’all knew what you’d been waiting for, you wouldn’t have been so patient. You’d of pounded down the door and demanded the recipe. This is that good. I can’t take credit for it. I can’t take credit for most of the recipes on this blog. I’m not a chef. […]


Slow Roasted Tomatoes 1

Working in my bedroom has its perks. It takes less than two seconds to be in my office. I never forget my phone at home (though I have lost it under the bed on occasion). And, when I end up with 15-pounds of vine-ripened tomatoes, the house smells like a […]