• 4-Ingredient Blistered Tomato Sauce: Tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and basil roasted together for the perfect versatile sauce for just about any meal!
    dinner, sauces

    4-Ingredient Blistered Tomato Sauce

    ” ‘Mater! Like tuh-mater but without the tuh.” I have a little kitchen garden, just steps away from my…well, kitchen. Every spring, I plant a variety of stuff out there: cucumbers, peppers,…

  • Peachy Lemonade: The taste of fresh peaches, combined with lemon, mint and a touch of sugar, makes the perfect refreshing drink!

    Peachy Lemonade

    Ah, the summer neighborhood lemonade stand: a handful of cute but grubby children milling around, their sticky fingers holding a hand-painted sign begging every person who drives by to stop and try…

  • Peach Melba: Roasted peaches, vanilla ice cream and a quick and easy raspberry sauce make the perfect light, summery treat!
    dessert, ice cream/sorbet

    Peach Melba

    Peach Melba. Hmm. Melba. Such an old-fashioned name. Peach Melba has obviously been around a really long time, which probably tells ya something. If it’s still here after this long, it must be…

  • Low Country Boil: potatoes, fresh corn, sausage, lobster and shrimp, all thrown into a huge pot and cooked to succulent goodness! The ultimate family feast!

    Low Country Boil

    LOW COUNTRY BOIL! (pronounced “Bull.”) Oh, I am SO excited to share this one. Y’all, this is THE ULTIMATE easy dinner for a crowd. I honestly have so much gratitude for those southerners in the…

  • Grilled Pork with Peaches and Basil: A great way to use fresh peaches and basil, this simple marinade elevates pork with juicy, sweet flavors.

    Grilled Pork with Peaches and Basil

    Grilled Pork with Peaches and Basil…dedicated to the one and only Papa D. (as my kids call him). Happy, happy birthday to my amazing husband, best friend and partner-in-crime, Drew! How lucky…

  • Grilled Indian Chicken: Coriander, cumin, cinnamon, ginger and other spices create the perfect rub for this flavorful Indian grilled chicken!

    Grilled Indian Chicken

    There is an incredible Indian restaurant (like literally the best Indian food ever!) called Tandoori Oven in a college town 90 miles north of us. Since it’s also near the university our daughter is currently…