I buy magazines, I subscribe to magazines, I collect magazines. And they're all about food. Do you love them like I do? Then let's test out the recipes together, shall we?
        
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Recipes

Looking for a recipe? This is the place to start the search. Dishes are arranged by category, or if you prefer, you can check out the magazines as well.

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Local Flavor

North Carolina is home to some fantastic things, from places to eat to stuff you find on your grocery shelves and I look forward to sharing it all with you.

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I Tried That

One of the things I love about magazines are the tidbits of crafty things to do; little things that look cool. You want to try them? So do I.

Recent Posts

Meltingly Tender Chicken with Miso, Ginger and Carrots

Meltingly Tender Chicken with Miso, Ginger and Carrots

Meltingly Tender Chicken with Miso, Ginger and Carrots. Yep, it's as awesome as it sounds. Have you ever cued up a movie just because of the actor that starred in it? Or read a book simply because your favorite author's name was blazoned across the front cover? Or made a recipe because upon scanning the ingredients, you discover that it includes one of your favorite combinations? That's what happened for me with this dish. I almost passed it by[read more]
Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce, that fresh, wonderful condiment from Greece, is the perfect spread for sandwiches, dressing for salads and dip for vegetables. The aroma of watermelon, tomatoes and cucumbers all make my heart hurt ... in a good way. For me, they are the kitchen's smells of summer. Sure, I can eat all three in the deepest, darkest, coldest months of winter, but with every bite I'm transported back to those warm, sunny days of shorts and salads.[read more]
Cuban Grilled Pork with Mojo

Cuban Grilled Pork with Mojo

A lengthy marinade and slow grilling make this garlicky Cuban Grilled Pork with Mojo incredibly tender and delicious. It'll be the meal's centerpiece. It's almost September. Folks have started putting away their white pants and shoes, swimming pools are being emptied, patio furniture is being prepped for winter's storage and grills are being well cleaned in anticipation of being covered and wheeled into the garage before the first snow flies (which isn't all that far away[read more]
S'mores Bars with Marshmallow Meringue

S'mores Bars with Marshmallow Meringue

Summer may be ending, but there's no reason to stop eating its sweetest treat. These S'mores Bars with Marshmallow Meringue are fantastic. Back-to-school supplies, lunch box fillers, new clothes, etc., etc., etc. These are all things that are a part of my life right now. Much as I'm thrilled to see my daughter beginning the next stage of her life, I'm sad that our days of swimming, playing Minecraft together and just hanging out like we[read more]
Crema Cristina with Peaches

Crema Cristina with Peaches

This delicate mousse from Chef Cristina combines crema, an Italian dessert cream and whipped cream. Top it with anything; cookies, chocolate or peaches. Today is a big day. It is marked by my daughter's nose stuck against the window, waiting for the mail truck to stop at the box at the end of our driveway. Today is the day Sophie finds out who her fourth grade teacher will be. As I contemplate her excitement, I have to[read more]