Spicy Pepperoni Pinwheels Recipe | Progressive Eats

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As soon as I was told our theme for this month’s Progressive Eats was cupcakes and to think outside the box, my brain went straight to savory goodness. And cheese. And pepperoni. Spicy pepperoni pinwheels. Let me show you how easy it is to make them! If you’d like, you can jump straight to the […]

Lavender Mixed Berry Crisp with OXO

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Welcome, friends! I’m so glad you’re here to see my latest post for OXO–thank you, OXO, for making amazing products and for sending me your 14 Piece Glass Bake, Serve & Store Set to take for a spin! Get ready for some lavender mixed berry crisp goodness, friends. Today I’ve made a gorgeous Lavender Mixed […]

Got to Be NC Burger for #BurgerMonth

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Oh, huzzah for burgers and for #BurgerMonth and for the resplendent Kita from Girl Carnivore who is wrangling this rather large blogging event! And another huzzah for my Got To Be NC Burger and foods made and grown in North Carolina! And huge kudos to all the brands who are helping us put on this […]

Tortellini Caprese Salad with Sabra Basil Pesto Hummus| National Hummus Day

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Thank you, Sabra®, for sponsoring this post! Pasta salad is just the best. Make it like mom did and call it macaroni salad. Fancy it up and call it farfalle salad. Or combine a well-known Italian salad (Caprese) into your pasta salad and make Tortellini Caprese Salad. The point is, pasta is so versatile that salad […]

Homemade Paneer | Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe

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I am so glad you’re here for this delicious paneer tikka masala recipe. Read on, friends! Indian food is my favorite cuisine, hands down. And one of my favorite dishes is chicken tikka masala. A lovely vegetarian version is paneer tikka masala, and it is delicious and comforting and warming. For this #makeitwithmilk post, my […]

Bread Pretzels with Beer Cheese

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Are you ready for some bread pretzels with beer cheese? That’s what I thought! Welcome! If you absolutely can’t wait, you can jump straight to the recipe right below this photo. This month, the Progressive Eats team, join Heather from All Roads Lead to the Kitchen in celebrating pretzels! As far as I’m concerned, this […]

Food Wine Conference 2016 | #FWCon


This year will be my third year in a row traveling to Orlando, Florida for the Food Wine Conference which is spearheaded by Isabel Laessig and her formidable Sunday Supper Movement team. I am so looking forward to going, and this time in May rather than the Dead of Summer in July as it has […]

Bourbon Honeycomb Candy Recipe

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Usually when I make candy, I make it for its own sake. Last week, I made this Bourbon honeycomb candy recipe for the sake of cookies. You guys may remember that I was inspired by my friend Viviane’s gorgeous Chocolate Honeycomb Cookies, and I absolutely had to make some for myself. Since I had some lovely […]

Easy Delicious Hummus Toppings with Sabra

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Hello, and welcome to your unofficial meal: easy delicious hummus toppings starring and sponsored by Sabra hummus. I really love being a Sabra Tastemaker. I really do. It’s not just the free hummus (free hummus!!) but their campaigns push me to use hummus in ways that I may not have thought of before. Like that […]