Sea Salt Cream Iced Coffee

Curiosity. That is what best describes what I was thinking after initially seeing a Sea Salt Coffee on a menu board. We were in an ...more

Our Curated Boutique at Great.Ly & New blog features

We’re so glad it’s Friday. Happy to have all the dishes at the studio washed, put away and props in somewhat proper order. Do you ever feel like this by the time Friday arrives? ...more

Todd’s Bacon and Shrimp Ramen Stir Fry

The long lost teenage years. It seems like we are either hoping for them (before), trying to escape them (during), or wanting to relive them (after)....more

For the Grilling Weekend: Jalapeño Cheddar Stuffed Burgers and More

Are you ready for the weekend? We are so ready, you guys have no idea. Well at least until you’ve read this post ....more

Green Goddess Basil Hummus

Here’s a few reasons why you should make this basil hummus recipe. First, it’s the perfect Summer inspired recipe for hummus because basil is plentiful. Second, the fragrant flavors of basil add so much bright and delicious flavor to your everyday hummus ....more

Diane’s Vietnamese Fried Chicken

When my 5 younger siblings and I were growing up, we were addicted to American food in the craziest of ways. Mom and Dad always had their garden fresh soups, healthy fish and vegetable dishes. But we wanted to eat what the Teenage Mutant Nina Turtles ate, which was pizza and more pizza ....more

When Friends Meet, Learn & Eat at Food Blog Forum, Asheville, NC

Once a year it’s like a reunion of old friends and a gathering of new. We’ve come to realize it’s more than just a gathering of food bloggers for a conference. Sure, Food Blog Forum is an annual conference where food bloggers gather from far and wide to learn, encourage and eat together ....more

Stovetop Fresh Corn and Cheese Dip

In 1996 when we first started cooking together many of our meals were vegetarian based. Diane was a vegetarian and Todd worked in a vegetarian restaurant, so it was totally natural for our daily menu to have a variety of vegetable dishes. Besides, we were young kids starting out our new lives together and we had a budget ....more

Crunchy, Sweet, and Tangy Bread and Butter Pickles

I love bread and butter pickles. That sweet tangy crunch layered into burgers, diced in tunafish sandwiches, or just grabbed straight out of the jar and snacked on. As a kid it was the only pickled thing I really liked ....more

How to Roast Beets in the Oven

Roasting beets in the oven are so much easier than you think. It only takes some time and a little patience to learn how to roast beets in the oven. Within about one hour you’ll have tender roasted beets for all your favorite beet recipes ....more