Summer Tartines

These little treasures, originally inspired by the lovely Marche Artisan Foods in East Nashville, are so delightful and fun to create. They are a breakfast/brunch menu item, but really, they could be enjoyed at any hour of the day. By definition, a Tartine is: "a fancy French open-faced sandwich topped with spreadable ingredients", and the … Continue reading Summer Tartines

Cheese Straws

When I told Dave that I wanted to post about Cheese Straws, he asked, "Are you sure you haven't posted on that before?" I said, "Yes, I'm sure I haven't". He said, "But you love them!  They are delicious, a classic, and you've made them for years!  Are you sure?" I said, "I know! I'm … Continue reading Cheese Straws

Frozen Fruit Salad and Pumpkin Seed Roasting: Childhood Memories

Aside from a few seasonal fruits, including apples (which I adore and eat daily) the upcoming months of fresh fruit options do not compare with the BOUNTIFUL VARIETY of summer fruits!  That's when it's time to get creative. this Jell-O ad is reminiscent of our grandmother's creations Growing up,  my grandmother made the most creative … Continue reading Frozen Fruit Salad and Pumpkin Seed Roasting: Childhood Memories