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? […]