Savory Cheesy Sun-dried Tomato Babka

Savory Cheesy Sun-dried Tomato Babka

I love a sweet babka, but this savory cheesy sun-dried tomato babka was next level delicious. One of my favorite sweet bakers to follow is Erin at Cloudy Kitchen. This recipe uses her babka dough as the base, with a few very minor tweaks, and 

Carnitas Inspired Pork Roast

Carnitas Inspired Pork Roast

We used to (pre-COVID) spend most of our New Year’s Eve holidays at a rented cabin with a whole lot of friends. Generally a few people would sign up to cook for everyone each night. The year we rang in 2018, my friend Sara made 

Butternut Squash Brown Butter Sage Lasagna

Butternut Squash Brown Butter Sage Lasagna

What says fall more than roasted butternut squash, brown butter sage sauce, and cheesy noodles? This butternut squash brown butter sage lasagna is perfection. I call this lasagna because it uses lasagna noodles, but honestly this is more of a casserole. It is a little 

New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

Though I live in Nashville now, I am originally from New Orleans. I grew up eating the BEST food ever – we are so spoiled there! All of my family members are great cooks (some of them professional chefs). In New Orleans, you eat Red 

Greek Meatball Salads

Greek Meatball Salads

These Greek meatball salads are inspired by Cava. We really like to order delivery from Cava any time I don’t feel like cooking but we want something on the healthier side. It is a Chipotle-esque model (but Mediterranean) where you pick from a long list 

Whipped Feta and Goat Cheese

Whipped Feta and Goat Cheese

This whipped feta and goat cheese spread is great for party spreads, tomato pies, and eating straight on a piece of toast. I make this any time we have company, and lately I’ve been really enjoying it with tomatoes. Whipped feta and goat cheese combined 

Corn Risotto and Scallops

Corn Risotto and Scallops

Fresh corn in the summer is one of my favorite vegetables. Fresh herbs on top of creamy rice is also one of my favorites. This corn risotto combines the two and it’s amazing. I paired it with seared wild scallops for the perfect summer dinner. 

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

This summer we are growing a whole lot of tomatoes. There is always a point where you have a huge abundance of green tomatoes but no ripe ones. Enter: fried green tomatoes. I never cared for this dish growing up, but after making it myself, 

Homemade Chili Cheese Fries

Homemade Chili Cheese Fries

We eat chili a LOT in this house. We also eat a lot of homemade french fries. And even more cheese. One time my husband asked for homemade chili cheese fries, and luckily but no surprise we had leftover chili in the fridge! To make 

Roasted Herby Vegetables with Tahini Sauce

Roasted Herby Vegetables with Tahini Sauce

When plain ol veggies sounds boring, roasted herby vegetables with a tahini sauce should help make it interesting! I roasted carrots and broccoli to go with chicken last night but was feeling fancy so I made this versatile tahini yogurt sauce! See the notes how