Should I Get a Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher?

 This is a sponsored post on behalf of Best Buy. All opinions, as usual, are mine. It's no secret I'm a big fan of Bosch. I have a Bosch Universal Mixer, with an Ice Cream Maker, a blender, and a food processor, that I've told you all about!  But  for those of you who are in the … [Read More...]

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Venison Backstrap with Balsamic Cherries and Farro

  This recipe for Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Venison Backstrap  is delicious enough, that you can just stop right there, halfway through the recipe title.  No need for further embellishments, like balsamic cherries and farro. Your family and guests will be delighted with the … [Read More...]

Oven Roasted Green Beans with Bacon and Onion

This recipe for Oven Roasted Green Beans with Bacon and Onion is pretty much a Facepalm Idea, for me.  It’s one of those ideas that is so obvious, it hurts. I feel the need to whack myself in the forehead, à la “V-8”, so badly does it pain me to think of all the wasted […]

Amazon Prime Day Deals: July 15-16, 2019

Remember: I’m an Amazon affiliate, which means if you click over to Amazon from my site, in search of Amazon Prime Day Deals, I’ll earn a bit off of whatever you purchase, at no extra cost to you! I found some Amazon Prime Day deals that I wanted to let you know about. They’re mostly […]

Buttery, Easy, Scottish Shortbread Cookies

  There’s no cookie quite so simple, nor so sublime, as buttery, easy, Scottish Shortbread cookies. When made correctly, they are tender, flaky, and absolutely melt in your mouth. This recipe will teach you how to achieve those results.  Are Scottish Shortbread Cookies A Christmas Tradition? When I was young, shortbread was a Christmas treat. […]

Super Simple Grilled Tuna Steak with Avocado, Soy, Ginger and Lime

This recipe for Super Simple Grilled Tuna Steak with Avocado, Soy, Ginger and Lime is so quick and easy to throw together, you can have an awesomely delicious dinner on the table in a flash. And, IF you can afford the price of the tuna you’d need for a few guests, it’s a dish that’s […]

Lunch Lady Tacos with Ground Venison

Remember when you were younger, walking into your school cafeteria only to find out that the lunch lady was serving up Taco Tuesday Tacos, again, on Friday? And remember how you didn’t really mind those Lunch Lady Tacos, at all? Because anything was better than that grimly gray and slightly slimy Mystery Meat. Ahhh, the […]

Music City’s 7th Annual Food + Wine Festival

The Music City Food + Wine Festival  is coming up, September 20-22, 2019. This will be their seventh annual event. Tickets are on sale now at http://www.musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com/tickets . Y’all know how proud I am to live in Nashville, and this year’s event sounds like one NOT to miss! The Food + Wine Festival will be […]

Italian Lemon Almond Olive Oil Cake

The Fresh-Pressed Olive Oil Club sent me three varieties of their olive oil to try. This post contains affiliate links to their product. If you purchase their product, using my link, I earn a small commission.    Ever since I had an Italian Lemon Almond Olive Oil Cake for dessert last year on our anniversary […]

Jeweled Rice with Dried Fruits and Pistachios

Jeweled Rice with Dried Fruits and Pistachios is an Iranian speciality, a rice dish that is often served at wedding banquets, and is known in Farsi as tah dig. Tah means “bottom” and dig means “pot”. Thus, the name of the dish, quite literally, means “bottom of the pot”. This refers to the golden crust that […]

Four Good, Affordable Red Wines at Trader Joe’s

 In today’s post, I’m going to share recommendations for four good, affordable red wines from Trader Joe’s. I’m doing this because I needed those recommendations MYSELF, and I figure if I’m having a problem choosing delicious, good, affordable red wines, I’m probably not the only one.   If you’re anything like me, looking at the […]

How to Make Homemade Ricotta Cheese With a Sous Vide

  If you’re looking for an easy recipe for how to make homemade ricotta cheese, you’ve come to the right place. Cheese making is somewhat mysterious to most folks, but oh, how we do crave the stuff!!! Don’t you think it would be kind of fun to learn how to actually make cheese, at home? […]