March 2011

the wedding homestretch + a call for words of wisdom!

by amy 29 March 2011

we’re officially in the wedding homestretch! exactly 5 weeks from today, we’ll be on our honeymoon, sunning ourselves on the beaches of st. kitts + nevis, rum punch in our (wedding banded) hands. as some of you know, we’re having our engagement party (which will basically serve as our reception), family brunch, + wedding over [...]

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kenny’s farmhouse cheese – fieldtrip!

by amy 22 March 2011

this past saturday, the nashville food bloggers went on our first field trip. first, we met up at 7:30 AM (early, but worth it) + piled into a giant van. then, we made the 90-minute drive up to kenny’s farmhouse cheese in austin, kentucky – a gorgeous drive featuring rolling hills, pretty farmland, + grazing [...]

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white wine + lemon cookies

by amy 15 March 2011

over the weekend, a dear friend from college + her husband had a housewarming party. this was super exciting because 1) they moved from 30+ minutes away from us to less than a mile away + 2) i had an excuse to cook + bake. she requested my tomato + goat cheese tarts, which are [...]

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chocolate guinness pudding with guinness vanilla whipped cream

by amy 11 March 2011

st. patrick’s day – i can dig it. after all, a good chunk of my ancestors did come from ireland, which is probably no surprise to any of you. after all, my last name is donovan, i have the telltale auburn hair / tan-resistant porcelain skin, + i grew up in boston, alongside lots of [...]

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southwestern succotash

by amy 8 March 2011

we had another family dinner this past sunday + the main course was southwestern-inspired chicken skewers with black beans + rice. they asked us to bring some sort of vegetable, + succotash immediately came to mind. not only is it delicious + healthy, but i also knew it would add some lovely color to the [...]

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