Blueberry and Lavender Peach Pie

The beginning of this pie recipe doesn’t start like most. There were no nostalgic thoughts of grandma cooking something on Sunday morning after church nor a dreamy memory of picking blueberries in North Georgia with family a year prior. No, it started on a mundane semi-annual cleaning supply run to the store. 

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5 Tips for Summer Entertaining with Luna Nuda

As much as I love when the seasons change, I cannot believe that summer is officially coming to a close this weekend. With labor day right around the corner, we have to officially say goodbye to summer, her white clothes and her white wines. In an effort to preserve a couple of my favorite memories

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Mediterranean Israeli Couscous Salad

I remember the first time I tried Israeli Couscous a couple of years ago and how much I had loved its texture and the way it soaked up the sauce of the fish that accompanied it. Now I find myself adding pearled couscous every time I go on a shelf staple refresh to the grocery

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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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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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Strawberry Champagne Cocktail

There is one thing I’m certain of and that is seasonal fruit has all but taken over my life this year. I’m a sucker for farmer’s markets and once I’ve paid a visit to one I want to go home and whip up recipes of all kinds with my bounty. As we sadly exit Strawberry

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