Thanksgiving 2016

This was the first year we hosted Thanksgiving, and although it was only for one more person other than us (hi Mom!) and we didn’t need tons and tons of food…I still made tons and tons of food. The menu consisted of: Herb-Rubbed Crisp-Skinned Butterflied Roast Turkey with Basic Turkey Gravy (from Serious Eats) Roasted Acorn Squash…

Sous Vide Strip Steak & Corn on the Cob with Herb Butter

Every once in a while, I get a craving for steak. Okay that’s a lie, it’s more than once in a while. When my husband and I were in Argentina, we ate steak for lunch and dinner almost every day, and I was so very, very happy. I was less happy when I realized how…

Chive Biscuits

These biscuits have no butter or cream (crazy, right!?), so they are much healthier than your typical southern biscuit. Believe me, I love that buttery biscuit goodness as much as you could possibly imagine (favorite: Loveless Cafe in Nashville), but I also know that my arteries would lose that battle. These were biscuits actually made for…

Basil Eggplant

This one is mom’s “recipe” – you know, one of those ones where she has no idea how much of each ingredient there should be (“as much as you want”) or how long each step should take (“until it looks right”). So with general guidance and a little bit of improvisation, I think I’ve figured…