CHICKEN-SLAW SALAD WITH PEANUT DRESSING

chicken-slaw salad with peanut dressing

I hope you all had a great weekend! Mine was fantastic and one I’ve been looking forward to for a couple of months. My bff from college came for an overnight stay on Friday and we sat outside chatting for about 7 hours straight! Time flies when you’re having fun….and catching up over wine and […]

HOW TO SERVE A SOUTHERN STYLE BURGER

Southern-style-burger

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Private Selection for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. How do you do burgers where you're from? This country is a melting pot of people with different backgrounds based on culture, regional location, religions, and more. And it seems everyone has their own special […]

BBQ-BRUSHED PLANK GRILLED SALMON

kcmasterpiece marinade plank grilled salmon

This weekend was a lot of fun. Saturday we attended a neighborhood Cinco de Mayo party complete with taco bar, tequila bar, a shot ski, and pinata filled with mini bottles of liquor! Yes, our neighbors are both liquor sales reps and they KNOW how to put on a party – such fun! Friday night […]

WHAT TO SERVE FOR A GRADUATION PARTY

GRADUATION_PARTY-food

  After designing this boxed lunch graduation party I thought it would be fun to collect some recipes that would be great to make and serve at such a party. These recipes can be made to fill your lunch boxes, OR set out buffet style and let guests serve themselves. I’ve included main dishes and […]

HOMEMADE ALFREDO SAUCE RECIPE

homemade Alfredo sauce recipe

So, what do you serve for a black and white dinner party you ask? Black and white pasta with Alfredo sauce of course! This is a delicious well-balanced meal and ties in perfectly with the color theme I created for my Apothic White shoot from yesterday. I found black and white bowtie pasta at HomeGoods […]

GREEK BURGERS WITH TZATZIKI SAUCE

GREEK BURGERS

When I was at college in Greenville, NC {ECU} there was a local Greek restaurant called Marathon.  It wasn’t fancy but it opened my eyes and mouth to the flavors of the Mediterranean, mainly gyros, souvlaki, and the amazing cucumber sauce known as tzatziki.  I’ve been a fan of Greek dishes ever since and love […]

14 SAVORY & SWEET PIE RECIPES

14 pie recipes

I think I’m the only person who has not minded this cold winter. Granted I don’t live in Michigan or Illinois, but here in Virginia where temperatures have been consistently hitting the 20’s and below, it’s cold for us.  It really doesn’t bother me though – I love wearing stylish coats and hats! What I […]