Butternut Squash Pasta with Pine Nuts, Sage, and Browned Butter

This recipe for roasted butternut squash with pine nuts, sage, and browned butter is the perfect comfort food for a cozy autumn evening. The first time I had this dish, it was made by Chef Nick Pelegrino, of Mangia, Nashville. Mangia Nashville is one of my favorite restaurants, and if I’ve invited you there for […]


Pork Osso Buco Recipe

I received the osso buco I used to create this recipe as a gift from Batey Farms, but all opinions my very own. 🙂  On cold winter evenings, we crave comfort foods – meals that will stick to our ribs like stews – and this osso buco recipe is a delicious braised meat dish that […]


Carrot Cake

Spring’s right around the corner – although the folks in Nashville might tell you it’s already here. I don’t even think we HAD winter this year. My friend Cheri up in the Pacific Northwest would tell you that she drew the short straw this winter, and suffered the entire NATION’S winter this year. So, on behalf […]