January 2011

vodka + elderflower-tini

by amy 21 January 2011

it’s friday, so you know what that means? happy cocktail time! today’s martini is inspired by two things. first, after reading wednesday’s recipe for polenta rounds topped with pesto chicken, scott of the foodie spot asked me what type of martini i would pair with ‘em. i thought that something citrusy/lychee-ish would be nice, since [...]

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review: the silly goose

by amy 20 January 2011

before i start with my review, massive thanks + appreciation go to tim duggan, an amazing knoxville/nashville photographer who took these gorgeous pictures + so graciously allowed me to use them here. if any locals are looking for an fantastic photographer, make sure to check out his portfolio! now, onto the food! silly goose is a [...]

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polenta rounds with pesto chicken

by amy 19 January 2011

honey’s mom had her birthday recently, + we all got together on monday to celebrate over a lasagna dinner. i was asked to make an appetizer, + after reading lots of recipes (including my friend vivek’s white bean bruschetta, which i came thisclose to making), i remembered this recipe. i had seen giada de laurentis [...]

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WINNER! ayala’s herbal water giveaway

by amy 18 January 2011

i wasn’t planning to announce my ayala’s herbal water giveaway winner until tomorrow, but i made the pick via random.org last night, + wanted to announce it! brooke, you are the winner! you’ll get to try not only the orange cinnamon peel, which you said you were most excited to try, but a bunch of different [...]

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parsnip + rosemary risotto

by amy 17 January 2011

risotto is, hands down, one of my all-time favorite comfort foods. to me, it falls somewhere between rice + pasta with its creamy, rich texture. i’ve made lots of risottos over the past few years – wild mushroom risotto, champagne risotto, sweet potato + bacon risotto, + spring vegetable risotto, just to name a few [...]

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