Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies

Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies | Life, Love, and Good Food

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but as always my opinions are 100% my own. Yes, I realize that today is still October. No, I haven’t lost my mind. Yes, these do look like Christmas cookies. In fact, they are Vanilla Sugar Bean Cookies cut into festive stars topped with white chocolate and sugar crystals! Why, you say? Let’s face […]

Chocolate Dipped S’mores

Chocolate Dipped S'mores | Life, Love, and Good Food

If you’re getting ready for a Halloween party with your favorite trick-or-treaters, let me suggest these Chocolate Dipped S’mores by Tip Junkie. No campfire needed — simply toast the grahams with chocolate and ‘mallows in the oven, and then chill and dip!

Espresso Coffee Bean Cookies

Espresso Coffee Bean Cookies | Life, Love, and Good Food

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but as always my opinions are 100% my own. Today, celebrating National Cookie Month is all about gifting cookies and I have the perfect recipe to share with my coffee-craving, cookie-loving friends — Espresso Coffee Bean Cookies! You guessed it, these cookies have actual chocolate-covered coffee beans inside and they deliver […]

Poached Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Poached Tilapia with Mango Salsa | Life, Love, and Good Food

A few weeks ago I attended my first cooking class and learned a new technique for cooking fish – poaching! Okay, I know poaching is not really a new technique, but it was new to me and it seemed so simple that I was excited to try it at home. Chef Randy Herzog of the Wilderness at the […]

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti | Life, Love, and Good Food

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but as always my opinions are 100% my own. This week’s Cookie Month assignment was to share a recipe that ships well, one that stays fresh and doesn’t end up as crumbs during its journey. After some thought, it occurred to me that a traditional biscotti would be perfect. After all, biscotti, or twice-baked cookies, […]

Buffalo Chicken ‘Shrooms

Buffalo Chicken 'Shrooms | Life, Love, and Good Food

Buffalo Chicken ‘Shrooms (stuffed mushrooms) is one of those things that just sort of happened. You know, one of those check-out-what’s-in-the-fridge and see-what-you-can-come-up-with kind of things. And sometimes, it turns into something worth writing down and sharing with you! This tasty appetizer can be made in a matter of minutes using leftover chicken (a grilled breast […]

Sue’s Iced Chocolate Drop Cookies

Sue's Iced Chocolate Drop Cookies | Life, Love, and Good Food

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but as always my opinions are 100% my own. When I mentioned to John that I needed to choose a favorite family recipe for the Cookie Month project, he immediately suggested “Mom’s Chocolate Drop Cookies!”  I’d never heard of these cookies until I started my blog almost a year ago, and he’s mentioned […]

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Scones with Honey Orange Glaze

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Scones with Honey Orange Glaze | Life, Love, and Good Food

Happy Fall, y’all! It’s officially time to bring out the pumpkin! Be warned, I am very likely to go crazy with pumpkin recipe posts in the near future, I love pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pies, pumpkin pancakes (I promise to post this one soon for sure!), UT’s Pumpkin Bread, and these Whole Wheat Pumpkin Scones! I […]

Chocolate Ganache Pecan Shortbread

Chocolate Ganache Pecan Shortbread | Life, Love, and Good Food

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but as always my opinions are 100% my own. It’s finally here! National Cookie Month!  I’m really honored that I was invited to join nine other bloggers on the Cookie Month ’14 project. Every week in October, each of us will be sharing a special cookie recipe (or two) along […]

Sausage, Bean, and Spinach Dip

Sausage, Bean, and Spinach Dip | Life, Love, and Good Food

Fall + football + family = a great weekend here in East Tennessee! Our daughters were home from Nashville for the weekend and, believe it or not, the four of us participated in our first Family 5K! The girls started training for a half marathon earlier this year and planted the seed that we should all do a family 5K. Initially, my response […]