Throw a Dumpling-making Party!

One of my favorite things in the universe is Chinese dumplings. While these little treats can get fancy and artisan in restaurants, you can get a great result with a little practice making them at home. The best way to do this is to get a bunch of buddies to help you, or in other … Continue reading Throw a Dumpling-making Party!

More Cocoa, Less Guilt

Another rainy, grey day? Great! An excuse for more hot cocoa. Here's the thing: If you're wondering how to decrease the amount of white sugar consumed by your family, hot cocoa might not be the best idea. Fortunately, I've figured out some natural, sweet substitutions with lower glycemic indexes so you get the cocoa without … Continue reading More Cocoa, Less Guilt

Pecan Sandies (aka German Drop Cookies)

The Holidays According to Nashville, Part 3: Jill Melton, Publisher of Edible Nashville Magazine Imagine a world in which your kids make all the Christmas Cookies...and clean up too! It can happen! To help your family achieve this vision, throughout December we will be sharing seasonal recipes from cooks across Nashville. These are all dishes to help … Continue reading Pecan Sandies (aka German Drop Cookies)

ROASTED SHRIMP COCKTAIL SKEWERS

The Holidays According to Nashville: Throughout December we will be collecting seasonal recipes from cooks across Nashville to share with you. These are all dishes to help you celebrate, and help you include the kiddos in the fun of cooking and baking this holiday season.

Gingerbread Rolls with Pecan Vanilla Frosting

The Holidays According to Nashville: Throughout December we will be collecting seasonal recipes from cooks across Nashville to share with you. These are all dishes to help you celebrate, and help you include the kiddos in the fun of cooking and baking this holiday season.

Sausage, Kale, and Bean Soup

T'is the season for craving bowls (or bucket-loads) of hearty, cleansing soup. This easy, family-friendly option refreshes with all of its veggies but also satisfies the hungriest of carnivores. This recipe adjusts an Epicurious recipe in a number of ways, but mostly by adding kale, which, I think, takes the soup "to 11." Note: If … Continue reading Sausage, Kale, and Bean Soup