Cinco de Mayo Mexican Fiesta!

As I have mentioned, I love holidays! I love them all! And do y’all know what holiday is this weekend?!? It’s Leigh’s Birthday holiday weekend! Yeah, that’s right. Our very own Leigh has successfully made it another year on this… Continue Reading

DIY (Non-LETHAL) Roasted-Garlic Olive Oil

garlic before and after roasting

Does anyone NOT love garlic? Seriously. Anyone? Only once have I uttered the phrase, “mmm… there’s too much garlic in this…” There is a standing rule in my household that states: if a recipe calls for garlic (unless its raw),… Continue Reading

My Easter Sunday Menu: Sweet Potato Souffle and Pineapple-Carrot Cake with Browned-Butter Frosting

Carrots and Finished Cake

There are certain things for which I am a staunch traditionalist and holidays away from home always make me a little sad. In the course of my life, a majority of my Easter Sundays have been spent in Lavonia, sitting around my Grandmother’s… Continue Reading

Most-Delicious Crunchy Coleslaw Salad with Tangy Dressing

Crunchy Coleslaw Salad Gone

One of my favorite cookbooks around (besides Coralie’s Mom’s Awesome Cookbook: Mary Made It, of course) is  “Something To Talk About: Simply Coastal Cooking” from The Darien Telephone Company in Darien, Georgia. The only thing better than the food in Darien is… Continue Reading