Chopped Salad

chopped salad

I was recently invited to a dinner party, to catch up with a good friend who was visiting from out-of-town.  The hostess was roasting a couple of chickens and root veggies and  asked if I’d bring a salad. I decided to make a chopped salad. A chopped salad isn’t much different from a regular salad, […]

Top Ten 2013 Posts

outdoor concert dining menu

The year is winding down.. and as it does, I often reflect on the year and think about what I want to change/improve in the following year – for myself and for my blog.  So, being a numbers gal, I was reviewing  a scrumptious life’s stats the other day, to see which of this year’s posts y’all enjoyed […]

Flank Steak and Twice Baked Potatoes

flank steak

The evenings have finally started getting cooler, here in Atlanta. It puts me in the mood for something a little heavier – not beef stew kind of heavy- but steak and potatoes. So, I decided to cook a flank steak and twice baked potatoes.

Grilled Polenta

Grilled Polenta

A few weeks ago I posted about my first experience making polenta.  This weekend I decided to try grilled polenta.  This time instead of making my own polenta, I used a tube of already made polenta from the grocery store.  I simply sliced it and grilled it on my kitchen grill – 8 minutes each […]

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad is one of those effortless dishes that really shows off the quality of it’s ingredients. Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil leaves and olive oil – that’s it!. Couldn’t be easier or more delicious.

Provencal Cherry Tomato Gratin

tomato gratin

I love the “pop” of flavor of roasted tomatoes. Here’s a Cherry Tomato Gratin, from Ina Garten’s new cookbook – “Foolproof”. Easy and scrumptious!

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