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Flank Steak with Chimichurri

12 Delectable Spring Dinners That Will Make You Want to Eat Outside

I absolutely adore when springtime comes. No more heavy coats, dreary evenings, or freezing while walking to your car. Flowers are blooming and the days are longer. I also love fresh fruits and vegetables from farmer’s markets, eating a bit lighter, and outdoor dining because it’s warm. I’m a huge fan of grilling and smoking, and since I got my smoker I’ve discovered so many things to do with it. It’s not just for huge briskets and beer can chicken; I’ve also smoked cheeses, stuffed tomatoes, mushrooms, pizza, etc. By the way, smoked pizza and burgers are absolutely delicious! Because I’ve been on a seasonal kick in my kitchen lately, I’ve rounded up 12 Easy Spring Dinner Ideas and Recipes that will make you want…

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Best of 2017

Top 10 Recipes of 2017

Are you ready for 2018? 2017 was a good year for me from a culinary standpoint. Here are the top 10 recipes from the year, but first let me go over some things I learned that I’m so excited…


Village Tavern Influencer Event

I was recently invited to a special blogger event at the Village Tavern in Birmingham.   The restaurant is a pretty well known restaurant in the Birmingham area, however I’ll be honest, I had never been and I grew…

Beef, Burgers, Sliders

Jamaican Jerk Burgers from Ally’s Kitchen

I hope I don’t offend any of Ally’s readers by what is below the photo of these burgers, but these are so fantastic I can’t help myself. HOLY SHIT. This is a Jamaican Jerk Caramelized Onion Burger from Ally’s Kitchen – A Passport…


Top Ten Tuesday

Here’s my top ten this week- {via} Smoke and Mirrors Cocktail – Prettiness. Turkey and Mushroom Quesadillas with Beer Pickled Jalapenos – They had me at beer pickled jalapenos. Ramen Donuts – Um, just because it’s ramen donuts. I don’t even…


Thanksgiving Ideas

Need some inspiration for Thursday? I’m here for you. Just some of my personal favorites that I think would be fabulous on your Thanksgiving table. Each individual picture is clickable – xoxo…

Appetizers, Featured, Main

Foodies to Follow

I was inspired. A few day ago Adam from Unorthodox Epicure posted this, sharing my food blog, along with two others, with his readers. I think THAT is one of the most important aspects of this job; promoting others and being a…