October 2011

chocolate cheesecake with dark chocolate drizzle

by amy 31 October 2011

this month i’m participating in a fun blogger event — the secret recipe club. each month, every blogger is secretly assigned another blog + chooses one recipe from their site to make. on the day of the reveal (today!), all of our posts go up at the same time, so everyone gets to see who [...]

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Taste of Nashville {event} GIVEAWAY!

by amy 27 October 2011

update: the giveaway is now closed. congratulations to lucky commenter #10, lindsay! i’m so excited about today’s giveaway – two tickets to one of my favorite foodie events, the 10th annual Taste Of Nashville¬†on friday, november 18 at The Cannery Ballroom. it’ll feature lots of food + drinks from 20+ of the top restaurants in [...]

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pasta with pumpkin-sage cream sauce

by amy 26 October 2011

one of my favorite things about fall is the awesome autumn flavors that come out of hibernation — apples, pears, cranberries, caramel, + of course, pumpkin! this past weekend, my husband + i picked our own pumpkins at a local pumpkin patch, which inspired me to try making a savory pumpkin pasta for the first [...]

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red wine-braised beef stew with vegetables + thyme

by amy 21 October 2011

i have a confession. until recently, i wasn’t much of a fan of beef stew. i’ve eaten it at plenty of potlucks + in restaurants, + as much i wanted to like it, i’d never been all that impressed. however, with the weather getting downright cold this past week, i challenged myself to make a [...]

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apple cinnamon donuts with cinnamon-sugar

by amy 18 October 2011

mmmm, donuts. i grew up in boston, just a few miles from the homeplace of dunkin’ donuts, so donuts + i have a long history together. they were always a special treat in my childhood + i still treat them that way now – i eat them pretty sparingly, but when i do, i reeeally [...]

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