White Chicken Enchiladas {Meals For a New Mom}

One of my dear friends just had her second baby, a precious little boy.  I can’t describe how special it was to go visit them in the hospital and how anxious it made me to meet and hold our little guy soon! For the last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking about meals I could bring her after her baby arrived as well as recipes to make in August … Continue reading White Chicken Enchiladas {Meals For a New Mom}

Food Touring in Durham with Taste Carolina

We had a great time on a walking food tour of Asheville during our honeymoon so Joe had the smart idea that we should do another food tour for my birthday.  Last weekend, we finally used the tickets from February and embarked on an afternoon tasting tour of Durham with Taste Carolina.  Like our Asheville tour, this one offered food tastings at five different locally owned restaurants with splashes of wine and … Continue reading Food Touring in Durham with Taste Carolina

Thirty Recipes for the Fourth of July!

Thank you for following along with my Thirty for the Fourth of July project! I’ve had fun experimenting with traditional cookout dishes and hope I’ve shared some recipes you want to make for your friends and family this Independence Day. My favorites from the last month are Baked Smores Bars, Spicy Baked Beans, Spicy Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos with Mango Guacamole, Spicy Buffalo Potato Salad and Buffalo Chicken Burgers. Here is the round-up, in … Continue reading Thirty Recipes for the Fourth of July!

Morello Cherry Pie

This recipe for a juicy, easy-to-throw-together cherry pie concludes my countdown of thirty recipes for July Fourth! I couldn’t resist the jar of dark Morello cherries at Trader Joe’s and they were delicious baked into a pie.  Add some vanilla ice-cream and some blueberries and you’ve got the perfect American, red, white and blue Fourth of July dessert.  I used pre-made pie crusts and cut the … Continue reading Morello Cherry Pie

Frozen Watermelon Raspberry Lemonade

Watermelon season is in full swing and I’m all about it (see yesterday’s recipe for a watermelon salad.) I’m also having a very sober summer as I’m almost eight months pregnant so I’ve been making a lot of mock-tails like this Frozen Watermelon Raspberry Lemonade.  It’s a delicious combination of sweet and tart, naturally sweetened and perfect for a hot July 4th day.  This recipe is … Continue reading Frozen Watermelon Raspberry Lemonade