Bourbon Pecan Stuffing!

My favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner is that first bite of warm, rich stuffing smothered in gravy! All of the other flavors on the plate seem to soak into the stuffing, giving you that one perfect Thanksgiving morsel. We wanted to stick to a more traditional spread this week, while also experimenting and throwing in our…

Pretty Peachin’ Good Cocktail!

You can’t really drink more local than with local friends at their local home with food and cocktails infused with local ingredients. Hectic schedules and crazy obligations don’t leave us much time to catch up with friends during the week. We are instantly overjoyed when we get the invite to visit Natalie and Clay Crawford’s…

Fried Banana Splits!

Yesterday was National Ice Cream Day and July is National Ice Cream Month!  We celebrated with homemade bourbon ice cream (with a butterscotch swirl) and deep fried cookie encrusted bananas!  We had never made ice cream before.  We don’t own an ice cream machine and we were kind of worried that it would be difficult…

Gettin’ Sauced Southern Style (Part 2)

Our second part to gettin’ sauced Southern style, is the classic Mint Julep.  It is cooling, with a balance between sweetness and bourbon burn.  It is the perfect Southern drink.  The Mint Julep originated in the Southern United States and is usually associated with the Kentucky Derby.  We definitely enjoy them during the summer.  The…