Baked Avocado Egg with Lime Hollandaise Sauce

April 6, 2014
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If you love avocados and if you love runny eggs, this may be your perfect breakfast. You will see this on a lot of blogs so I had to make it just a little more special. I added some lime hollandaise, which is just an option for a weekend brunch, but this is also good […]

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How to Make Blanched Almond Flour

April 2, 2014
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Almond flour is all the rage lately. It’s the flour used in macarons and many paleo recipes like these grain free chocolate chip cookies. Almond Flour  is not to be confused with almond meal, which is much granier and often what you see out in the market place. Good blanched almond flour is very expensive, […]

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Mitchell Delicatessen, East Nashville’s Favorite Sandwich

April 1, 2014
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Opened in 2008 to immediate success in a small little place in East Nashville, Mitchell Delicatiessen is in larger quarters, better able to accommodate the long line waiting to bite into what might be considered Nashville’s favorite sandwich. What makes a sandwich good? It starts with the bread and one of the genius moves behind […]

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Bacon Mac N Cheese Nachos, The Perfect Party Bite

March 30, 2014
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Bacon Mac N Cheese Nachos where have you been all my life? It’s the perfect party bite that goes splendidly with a margarita. The crunch of the tortilla chip, the smokiness of the bacon and the creaminess of the cheese all come together to deliver flavor, crunch and the promise of a fun party. These […]

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Cacio e Pepe – Bucatini with Pecorino Romano Cheese and Black Pepper

March 26, 2014
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Cacio e Pepe is pasta dish with cheese and black pepper. I got inspired to make this when I was interviewing the chef at Moto Cucina Enoteca and they were making a Cacio e Pepe inspired pizza. This is such a simple dish but don’t let the minimal ingredients fool you. It’s not as simple […]

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DeSano Pizza Bakery, Authentic Neapolitan Pizza in Nashville, Charleston, Los Angeles

March 21, 2014
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This week DeSano Pizza Bakery was voted best Pizza in Nashville with over 2400 votes at Eater Magazine. Keep reading to find out why. When I moved to Nashville nearly 15 years ago, there was no DeSano Pizza Bakery or anything remotely close where I could get an authentic Neapolitan pizza.  I gave up pizza. […]

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Tarragon Basil Pea Mash with Crispy Pan Fried Salmon (Paleo Friendly)

March 20, 2014
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I often see people complain that the reason they don’t eat healthy is that it’s too much trouble, takes too much time, and it’s easier to grab something more convenient. I want to help to change that. I know the struggles of eating healthy. That’s why I’m featuring more meals that only take about twenty  […]

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Cookbook GIVEAWAY for Irish Pantry and Recipe for Stove Top Irish Soda Bread Farls

March 17, 2014
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To celebrate St. Patrick’s day, I’m giving away the Irish cookbook,  Irish Pantry, by Noel McMeel to one lucky reader who resides in the United States. Sue has won the cookbook. Of all the cookbooks I get sent to take a peak at, Irish Pantry by Noel McMeel has hit my soul most deeply. His […]

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Raspberry Coconut Pound Cake, Easy Baking from Scratch

March 16, 2014
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I love coconut cake, all kinds of coconut cake, of which they are many to choose. I won a contest making these coconut cupcakes and my readers can’t get enough of this divine Southern old fashioned coconut cake. But both of those recipes take more time and effort than I usually have. This raspberry coconut […]

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Moto Cucina Enoteca, The New M Street Sexy Italian in the Gulch

March 14, 2014
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M Street does it again, and very much to our liking with Moto Cucina Enoteca, the sexy new Italian Restaurant in town. Moto means motion, a nod to the history of the warehouse’s former life as a mechanic’s shop. I’m not going to call Moto “hipster” because they are far too friendly for that, but […]

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