• Comfort Food
  • Apple Cider & Brown Sugar Glazed Ham with Hasselback Bacon Pecan Sweet Potatoes

    Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.”—Alexander Dumas This Post is sponsored by Farmer John but all words, opinions, and enthusiasm for bacon and ham are my own! I am fortunate in my friends. They are some of the most generous people I’ve ever met. Their friendship is steadfast and […]

  • Comfort Food
  • Fall Vegetarian Chili

    “Eye of newt, and toe of frog,  Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,  Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting,  Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing,—  For a charm of powerful trouble,  Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.  Double, double toil and trouble;  Fire burn, and caldron bubble.”  ― William Shakespeare  Who else is cooking up something deliciously […]

  • Breakfast
  • Mascarpone & Bourbon Polenta with Fruit

    Hello Friends! I’m thrilled to be sharing today’s post with you because it is a collaboration with Lagostina to give away one of their gorgeous Polenta and Minestrone Stewpots! Visit my Instagram for contest details; see product info below! Cucina Povera translates literally to poor kitchen and in Italy it’s the term given to rustic, […]

  • Sweets
  • Cherry, Blueberry, Ginger & Basil Crostata

    I have cherry juice dripping down my arms and my fingertips are stained red. There is homemade pastry dough chilling in the fridge. I’m chanting an encouraging mantra under my breath. You can do this. You’re going to do this. What have I gotten myself into? I checked and rechecked Ina’s recipe for her Apple […]