Asparagus Beans

These beans are a fun and tasty addition to your square foot garden. Asparagus beans are also known as yard-long beans, snake beans, or Chinese long beans. They have  vigorously growing vines that produce long slender pods usually growing to about a foot or longer. These beans are entertaining to grow! I also prefer them … Continue reading Asparagus Beans

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Christmas Cookie Boxes

This year I put together Christmas cookie boxes as gifts for friends and teachers. I love to bake and had a bunch these brown paper separators laying around that I didn't know what to do with from baking treat boxes I always purchase. I thought  making cookie boxes would be a cute way to use … Continue reading Christmas Cookie Boxes

Friendsgiving

 This year I decided to kick off the holiday season by hosting a Friendsgiving. I wanted to put something together for my girlfriends to show them just how thankful I am for them and our friendships! We moved to North Carolina eight years ago and in those eight years I have established some pretty amazing friendships … Continue reading Friendsgiving

Blackberry & Feta Spinach Salad + Chive Blossom Vinegar & Oil 

Its been so long since I have posted! I started school for dental assisting in August and life has just been SO busy! Oh, how I miss blogging! So I figured it was time to post a quick little something! I had a couple of recipes I never published from last spring that I wanted … Continue reading Blackberry & Feta Spinach Salad + Chive Blossom Vinegar & Oil 

Lavender & Vanilla Creme Brulee 

With Mother's Day right around the corner, look no further for the perfect sweet treat to make for your Mama! This creme brulee is creamy and savory, full of vanilla flavor with a hint of floral! With lavender in full bloom in NC what a perfect time to use those buds, than in this delightful dessert! … Continue reading Lavender & Vanilla Creme Brulee 

Red Wine & Herb Braised Short Ribs with Gremolata & Farmers Cheese Pierogies 

So Kris and I just recently started buying our beef from a local cow farm and y'all the beef is AMAZING! If you're an NC resident I highly recommend trying out Southern Meadows Farm! Check out their Facebook page in the link below! Southern Meadows Farm So we had purchased all this beef and I … Continue reading Red Wine & Herb Braised Short Ribs with Gremolata & Farmers Cheese Pierogies