Today I’m sharing an easy party dish, perfect for a potluck, cook out, or tailgate! Mexican seven layer dip is a universal favorite, plus it’s easy to make and actually tastes better if you make it the day before. Don’t forget the chips!
Charlottesville, Virginia is an incredible town. It boasts amazing food and a first-class university while still maintaining a small town feel. For a girl transplanted to a rural area, I’m going to be honest: I got really excited to be somewhere with an Trader Joe’s. That being said, one of the things I most love… Read More Top things to do outside Charlottesville
Doesn’t everyone have dishes that you associate with home? These sweet and sour scallops hold that power for me. This was one of those meals we ate for special occasions. If it was my birthday or a graduation or mother’s day, sweet & sour scallops probably made the menu. And one of the best parts… Read More Grilled Sweet and Sour Scallops
August has arrived in all it’s sweatiness. I’m seriously unsure how people lived in Oklahoma before air conditioning. Confession: going back to the south this month, I was caught off guard by the southern humidity. But then I came back to Oklahoma and I’m sweating at 7 a.m., so who’s to say which is worse.
Earlier this month I spent ten days in Charlottesville, Virginia! My husband had a work trip and I had already made plans to be on the east coast, so of course I had to join him. One of the best things about the city is its food: Charlottesville restaurants are amazing! The sheer variety for… Read More Charlottesville restaurants
As promised, I’m sharing my one of absolute favorite Whole30 recipes! These carnitas are everything that’s great about Whole30: rich in flavor, versatile to use for many meals, and uncomplicated. Savory and fatty without being greasy, and the spices give just a hint of aromatics while still letting you control the heat factor on the… Read More Whole30-approved pork carnitas
June was full of regular life stuff: hosting friends for dinners, training the dog, realizing you have no shorts and going straight to the store. The heat has really kicked in here: a 110° day happened more than once. I continue to see hilarious things about my small town, such as noticing the pontoon houseboat… Read More Goals: July