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Tortilla Crusted Tomato Bacon Cheddar Quiche

by Angela Roberts on August 26, 2014

If you fear making pie crust, but love quiche, you’re in luck. These delightful tomato bacon mini quiches are made with flour tortillas. On a whim I lightly cooked raw tortillas from TortillaLand and placed each in a tart pan for quiche. I was quite surprised at how great it baked in the oven and. […]

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Tomato Bisque Soup Recipe with Fresh Tomatoes

by Angela Roberts on August 22, 2014

Tomato bisque soup recipes often are made with chicken broth and canned tomatoes. I understand using canned tomatoes when fresh are not available, but chicken broth is a no go for me. I want to taste nothing but creamy tomato soup, flavored with the herbs of my choice. Typical recipes will have bouillon cubes or […]

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Marché Artisan Foods, East Nashville’s Best Kept Secret for a Nice Little Dinner

August 19, 2014
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Everyone knows Marché is at the top of everyone’s list for brunch with a weekend line out the door, but did you know, they serve dinner? The thing I know about Marché is that the food always leaves a mark in my memory. I remember once having the best swiss chard tart made with gruyere […]

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Best Blueberry Pie Recipe with Strawberries

August 17, 2014
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You can make the best blueberry pie using the blueberry pie filling recipe, but make it extra special by adding in some sweet, fresh strawberries. There are many ways to make this pie. You can put a full crust on top, or for you an cut out the dough and top it off  with a […]

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Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler with a Double Crust

August 15, 2014
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Old Fashioned peach cobbler really means thinking way back in the day in the South when the pie dough was rolling on the table nearly daily in the summer to keep up with the abundance. Those must have been sweet days. Recently I brought you Blueberry Old Fashioned Cocktail and told you about Elixir and […]

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Asheville Wine and Food Festival 2014 and a Blueberry Old Fashioned Celebrating Elixir

August 10, 2014
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Asheville, North Carolina has become a weekend getaway destination for foodies far and near, year-round. The mere mention of Asheville will easily become a food-centric conversation.  The 2014 Asheville Wine and Food Festival is proof of that as the culmination of all good things to drink and eat in this charming Southern town come together […]

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Garden Tomato Sauce Recipe with Fresh Basil

August 2, 2014
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Did you know that tomatoes can teach you about life? This is especially true when you decide to make a garden tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes. If you struggle with perfection, the tomato can teach you that the most imperfect tomatoes, especially those called ugly tomatoes, are often the sweetest, most delicious, like the Pink […]

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Dessert Tacos Celebrate the New Bar Food

July 27, 2014
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In August we are making our way to Asheville, North Carolina for the Asheville Wine and Food Festival. The three day event kicks off August 21 with ELIXIR a cocktail mix-off by over twenty of  the best bartenders in town. The event location is a secret, creating lots of buzz around the buzz. I told […]

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Squash Blossoms with Yellow Squash and Spaghetti

July 23, 2014
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How adorable is this dish? Squash blossom spaghetti is so very Italian, yet you’re not going to see it on a menu anytime soon. These squash blossoms are accompanied by yellow zucchini that grows in my backyard garden. It seemed such a shame not to eat the flowers that could dress up a dish like […]

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Venison Sausage Gravy with Sage Biscuits

July 20, 2014
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In my last Sunday’s post, I presented you with a black pepper-herbed biscuit and fried green tomatoes.  I promised to return with sausage gravy biscuits in a celebration of southeastern cuisine, which has become refined in the last ten years, but will never sacrifice it identity entirely, which is comfort food, created in humble kitchens […]

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