Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

  I recently started reading Rachel Held Evans’ book Searching for Sunday,* a story about her difficult relationship with the church and what eventually brought her back to it. She frames the book around seven sacraments (baptism, confession, communion, and so on…)....

Berry Galette with Whole Wheat Pecan Crust

  I have a confession to make: I don’t really like pie crust. Perhaps because I’ve had a few too many soggy-bottomed, storebought crusts. I hate wasting food, but luckily there is usually a willing recipient nearby who will take my crust after I’ve scraped out my pie...

A Southern Cheese + Charcuterie Board for Summer

  It’s no secret that I love a good cheese board. If you follow along on Instagram, you’ve seen a cheese spread or two on my account. This spring, I went as far as filling an entire dining room table with cheese, meat, and accoutrements like a giant cheese board for a...

Sparkling Strawberry Cocktails Two Ways

This post is brought to you in partnership with Dixie Vodka. As always, all opinions are my own. Strawberry season is upon us! Because I try to buy produce as locally and seasonally as possible, I generally track the seasons based on food rather than a calendar. To...

6 Tips for Making the Most of Strawberry Season

If there’s anything good that’s come from global climate change, it’s strawberry season starting a few weeks early this year in Georgia. The local markets (and my balcony garden!) are full of perfectly ripe and red berries! Sometimes I get a little too excited and buy...

Corn + Parmesan Broth

When you cut the kernels off of a corn cob (like maybe for this summer shrimp pasta), what do you do with the cobs?  Most likely you throw them away, or perhaps you’re a good citizen and compost them.  But either way, it’s a shame to toss them because they still hold...