• Creating a Seasonal Cheese Board

    I can’t think of one greater food than cheese. It fulfills all the food necessities: filling, comforting, salty, sweet, texturally there are a lot of different varieties to satisfy whatever you’re craving. One of the most fun things to do is build a dynamic cheese board and make that the main dish to serve during

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  • Peach Walnut Bread

    We’ve lost the humidity in the city so I think that officially means it’s Fall, right? I know we have about two more weeks of “summer” but I’m already pulling out my sweaters, donning over-the-knee boots, and adding cinnamon and allspice to my seasonal breakfast bread recipes, like this peach walnut bread I made last

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  • End of Summer Wind Down Tips

    Thank you JaM Cellars for sponsoring this post. Looking for Butter Chardonnay or JaM Cabernet near you? Check out our Store Locator! Just pop in your zip code. SUMMER IS OVER. Okay, well not officially, but unofficially it is with the passing of Labor Day, and we have to acknowledge that Fall is here. The

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  • Classic Moules Marinieres

    This year has been the year of the mussel. It started in January when I took my Grandma to Murphy’s for lunch when she had mussels and has continued on throughout the entire Summer with an almost semi-monthly feast on the little mollusks. There are no complaints here, however, with a basket of toasted bread

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  • Watermelon Caprese Salad

    It is finally upon us: the height of summer and we’re all draping ourselves in front of air conditioning units and lingering a bit longer in the stores with the coldest A/C in town. I can’t imagine being a colonial-era woman in the South during summer. Those full wool skirts, bonnets, stiff flax shirts, it’s

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  • An Afternoon in the Orchards

    Photography by Lindsey La Rue Photography || Editorial Styling by Darling Down South Alicia Bell Shirtdress ( similar) || Packable Bow Hat || Hunter Boots || Market Tote When the heat of the city starts creeping in, I start looking for every opportunity to escape to the mountains of North Georgia, hoping to find some solace in an afternoon spent elbow

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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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