French Onion Soup

It is a difficult thing for me to not order the French Onion Soup every time I see it on a menu. There is something so comforting and satisfying about the delicious broth, perfectly softened onions, with a toasty crouton and gooey cheese… Who wouldn’t want to try every single different chef’s take on this?Continue reading “French Onion Soup”

Low-Country Chicken and Dumplings

My parents both spent most of their growing up years in or around the waters of South Carolina. Dad’s heart is in the marsh and Mom’s toes (literally and figuratively), the sand. Dad often says that God created the South Carolina low-country last, everything before that was just practice. Mom and Dad moved inland toContinue reading “Low-Country Chicken and Dumplings”

Three Meat, Three Cheese Lasagna

This lasagna is made by first putting together a slow cooking Ragu and then layering it with the noodles, cheese and a b├ęchamel sauce for extra creaminess. There is very little tomato in the Ragu so it’s not what you would expect to get in most Italian restaurants in Atlanta. My husband prefers that, becauseContinue reading “Three Meat, Three Cheese Lasagna”

Chicken, potato, leek pot pie

After making the stock featured in the last post, it was pot pie time. This one comes together pretty easily because I used store-bought frozen puff pastry rather than making the crust from scratch. The recipe can be modified with any veggies and meat you prefer, so it’s really more of a method than aContinue reading “Chicken, potato, leek pot pie”

Charcuterie for a House Warming

I love putting together charcuterie boards. My favorite thing to do is wander through the farmer’s market and pick out wonderful veggies, cheeses, meats and other delicious things to pile on the most beautiful board I can find for the event at hand. This weekend that event was for our dear friends, Dustin and KellyContinue reading “Charcuterie for a House Warming”