September 2011

perfect buttermilk biscuits

by amy 13 September 2011

most weekdays, my husband + i just make a quick breakfast – nothing fancy. so, we both look forward to the weekends, when we can take the time to make a big, hearty, leisurely breakfast. this past weekend i woke up with a major hankering for biscuits, so, i gathered up the ingredients for these [...]

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chicken, salsa + cheese flautas with avocado cream

by amy 9 September 2011

as many of you know, football season (both college + nfl) is here! we frequently have family + friends over to watch football, which means that many of my recipes over the next months will be group-friendly appetizers, entrees + sweets. first up? these amazing chicken flautas with avocado cream. why are these flautas are [...]

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fresh peach + raspberry galette

by amy 6 September 2011

apparently the Let’s Bring On Fall party worked, because the insanely hot temperatures finally dropped in nashville this past weekend. as excited as i am for cooler weather, colorful leaves, comforting soups/stews, + seasonal produce, i wanted to get in one more summery dessert before officially welcoming fall. as peaches are my favorite fruit + [...]

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hot dog sugar cookies – perfect for labor day cookouts!

by amy 2 September 2011

happy labor day weekend! i hope for all of you, it entails gorgeous weather, delicious food + a party or two. last year, we hosted a labor day party, which is when the above picture was taken. for details on last year’s party, as well as a fabulous tutorial on how to make chalkboard menus [...]

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pineapple + cucumber guacamole

by amy 1 September 2011

guacamole is, hands-down, one of my favorite dishes. while it is perfectly satisfying (+ addictive) simply accompanied by tortilla chips, i also love it when it’s paired with fresh grilled chicken or fish. while standard guacamole is undoubtedly delicious, i’m always on the lookout for a guacamole recipe that has interesting, unexpected flavors or textures. [...]

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