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  • Tahini and Dill Potato Salad

    Is there anything more necessary to summertime than a big bowl of potato salad? I’m going to go with no. Like most potato salads this was crafted from leftover roasted potatoes and inspired by a backyard gathering we had at the end of May with my family. I was tired of the hyper-mayonnaised creations of years

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  • Queso and Catching Up

    Each week, my sister and I attempt to get together for a little “girl time.” Typically that girl time revolves around queso and catching up- margaritas are always at the ready and patio is preferred. This particular day we were both coming from work, so we met in the middle at one of our old

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  • Strawberry Raspberry Galette

    I’ve turned into a full-time food blogger lately. Everything that has come across this blog and my Instagram seems to entirely revolve around food. My creativity is sparked whenever I dream up some crazy new recipe typically inspired by whatever is fresh. This particular recipe was inspired by my trip to South Georgia to go

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  • Grilled Summer Vegetable Pizza

    I’m a huge believer that putting something green on otherwise unhealthy food balances out the bad. I also believe in pre-made pizza dough crusts because ain’t nobody got time for that when you’re preparing for a crowd. Last month Organic Girl sent me some of their new butter lettuce to do some recipe testing and to

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  • Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

    I would say one of the most necessary things to have in your recipe wheelhouse is a Whipped Cream recipe. It’s so incredibly easy but it adds a little more decadence to your daily dessert. Fresh fruit topped with whipped-by-yours-truly cream is an indulgent treat that is unlike any other. It’s essentially fool-proof so long as

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  • Elements of a Perfect Summer Picnic

    Sweet summertime: the days are longer, the afternoons more carefree, the sunshine more radiant and gives way to the perfect summer glow. Every year I try to steal away for an afternoon picnic- whether it’s a crowded Saturday afternoon in Piedmont, or retreating to a secluded riverside nook, picnicking enables me to do my favorite

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  • Skirting Responsibilities

    Lately, my wardrobe has consisted of wrap and maxi skirts. Even though our weather is increasing in temperature, these full-length skirts have provided just the right feminine touch to an everyday tee or dressed up a date night look. It’s a great way to “cheat the system” when maxi dresses don’t come in sizes long

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