Chicken Club Caesar Salad

Chicken Club Caesar Salad

Last week I realized that  I need to re-think my approach to Meatless Mondays. I usually don’t jump on bandwagons especially when it comes to my food, but Meatless Mondays sounded like an intriguing challenge. I made Caesar salad for a friend’s bridal shower luncheon–a salad I hadn’t made in almost a year. The guests at the shower loved […]

Tomato Panzanella

Tomato Panzanella

As a stay-at-home mom, my life revolves around home. I live here, and I work here.  Sometimes this isolation can make me a little batty, not enough to have the quarterly mental meltdown that leaves my husband and sons running for the hills, but just enough to require a smigden of time to decompress and do what I want for […]

Cucumber Ranch Coleslaw

Cucumber Ranch Coleslaw

This summer I haven’t been motivated to plant my annual herb garden. When my kids got out of school for the summer I had big plans for us which included planting our container herb garden. Six weeks have gone by and the only thing I’ve managed to do so far is take my boys to basketball camp and […]

Simple Fruit Salad

Simple Fruit Salad

This fruit salad is a favorite around my house.  It’s easy to make and uses some of the most common fruit you can find in the market all year long.  Now that it’s summer the fruit is fragrant and tastes fantastic.  My favorite produce market is overflowing with local seasonal fruit and it’s all on sale. […]

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Last night I went to a pot luck dinner with Charlotte Food Bloggers.  My friend Emma, the Southern Cake Queen, suggested I check this group out since I’m a budding food blogger and I need all the help I can get.  I’m a creature of habit and the idea of going out of my way to meet […]

Cranberry Apple Salad

Cranberry Apple Salad

This past weekend I went to a party in Atlanta to celebrate the 40th birthday of my friend Keisha. Since we have been friends for so long she is more like one of my sisters and I love her dearly. I was pretty excited about going to the party because it was the first time […]