Author Archives: Katryn

BLT with Homemade Mayonnaise and 7 Grain Bread

BLT with Homemade Mayonnaise and 7 Grain Bread

I know what you’re thinking…a BLT?? Can that really be considered a ‘recipe?’ I would argue ‘YES’ in this case, because while most of us have had a classic BLT, how many of us have tried one with homemade mayonnaise and fresh baked and toasted multi-grain bread? It also doesn’t hurt to get the bestContinue Reading

Shrimp Lo Mein

Shrimp Lo Mein

This is one of those take out staples that is actually, quicker, healthier, and much tastier to make at home…especially if your local Chinese take out place looks like it should be closed by the health inspectors. It also helps that more obscure ingredients (like lo mein noodles) are becoming more and more readily availableContinue Reading

Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

Nathan and I were in Chicago for work recently and met friends for Sunday brunch while we were there. Chicagoans are serious about their brunch and the restaurant was super crowded…we had to wait awhile for our table even though we had a reservation. As a way of apologizing for the wait, the hostess broughtContinue Reading

Whiskey Peach Smash

Whiskey Peach Smash

People sometimes ask me if we ever have total failures in the kitchen and the answer is yes! This post was actually supposed to be a Juicy Lucy burger recipe (a burger cooked with cheese inside) but the burgers fell short of our expectations on so many levels that we had to come up withContinue Reading

Biscuits and Gravy

Biscuits and Gravy

I had never tried biscuits and gravy before meeting Nathan and visiting his family in southwest Virginia. He grew up only four hours south of me, but Roanoke, VA is far enough south that biscuits and gravy were a regular part of his childhood. My first biscuits and gravy experience was an amazing one becauseContinue Reading