Cilantro Lime Pesto

May 13, 2012

Hey readers! Happy Mother’s Day to all of you fabulous mamas out there today! Since I’m writing this post, you know that I survived the golf tournament here in Charlotte. It was a rough one this year.  3 am wake ups.  90 degree days working outside.  Lots of bumps and bruises.  Oh and I got […]

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Strawberry, Basil and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

April 23, 2012

Hey guys!! Long time no talk.  How are you?  Good? Good. Enough of the small talk, let’s get to the food, shall we? This is probably my favorite time of year.  Why you ask? Farmer’s markets are in FULL SWING! This past Saturday I had the opportunity to take the day off. Yes that’s right, […]

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A Day in the Life — 2

April 11, 2012

Hey guys. I’m currently in the midst of insanely busy two weeks at work. Inspections, VIP visits, end of the basketball season craziness and the beginning of the golf tournament. Hoping to be back with some recipes soon. In the meantime, take a gander at the second “Day in the Life” post. This was a […]

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Quinoa and Spinach Cakes

April 5, 2012

From time to time, I get in these “zones” where I want to make something really, really epic out of the leftovers in my fridge. Sometimes I succeed, while other times, I have major, major kitchen fails. [That I eat anyway]. This week I had some leftover, cooked quinoa hanging out in my fridge. My […]

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Two Potato Soup

April 3, 2012

I had big plans for yesterday. I was going to leave work before five, go to a coffee shop and do some creative writing exercises. I miss creative writing.  I took a few courses in college and totally fell in love with it.  I unfortunately let the rest of my studies slide and had to […]

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A Day in the Life

March 31, 2012

Hey guys! As promised I am back with the start of a hopefully regular series on the blog called, “A Day in the Life”. Pretty much one day a week I’ll take pictures of random things or occurrences and create a post out of them. I’ve seen similar series on other blogs I’ve read and […]

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Goat Cheese and Squash Pizza

March 27, 2012

Sometimes I get in moods where I want to make things from scratch. I mean I understand the thought process behind having it ready to go in the grocery stores. Convenience.  I’m all about it. In the long run though, it’s just so much cheaper and fulfilling to make it on your own! Trust me, […]

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Lemony Cucumber Yogurt Slushy

March 24, 2012

This transitional period of time when Spring has begun and Summer awaits, has to be one of my favorite times of the year. You feel rejuvenated and incredibly motivated to do those things that you’ve been meaning to do. Spring cleaning ensues.  The screen door stays open. The purging of unnecessary clutter is a wonderful […]

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Sometimes…

March 17, 2012

Sometimes life gets crazy. It happens. We all go through it. [New TJ’s addiction] The things that once took precedence in life, now ‘temporarily’ takes a backseat Pictures via Iphone seem a lot more appealing than a dslr camera, not to mention convenient. [Rosemary Pappardelle at Table 274] Dinners out become more frequent. So does […]

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Green Pea Pesto Crostini

March 13, 2012

Spring is upon us and will be here sooner than we think. It won’t be long before the markets will be filled with spring produce and flowers. I for one, got super excited when I went to the store the other day and saw a bag of fresh peas sitting in the produce section. Peas […]

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