Lavender Shortbread Cookies

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I would love to visit the lavender fields of Provence in the summer. My perfect day would be taking a slow drive along the lavender route, watching the hazy purple rows. I’d stop at an interesting village and get a little snack from a café with une limonade, s’il vous plaît. Since it is not summer, and I…

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Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken

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I have spent much of yesterday and today on the couch or in bed with a cold – sore throats are no fun, but I am grateful for tea. Also, I recently received my first-ever parking ticket. I guess it was bound to happen eventually, living in Atlanta This Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken is a really…

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Orange French Toast Casserole

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When I was grocery shopping for the ingredients for this casserole, I was pretty hungry. Sometimes hunger will make you do weird things. I noticed some vegetarian bacon on sale and thought it seemed like a great side to have with my french toast casserole. I mean, I love turkey bacon, I’d probably like vegetarian…

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Braised Winter Chicken with Rice

Braised Winter Chicken with Rice

Last weekend we went to Athens to see one of Drew’s younger brothers, Jake, open for a band at the Caledonia Lounge. We’ve loved getting to watch him develop his singing and songwriting skills over the past few years. Check out his song Young Enough – it’s my favorite! Also, I’ve gotten a little sick of…

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Chicken Sausage, Potato, and Spinach Soup

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With all the fanfare regarding child sex trafficking surrounding the recent Super Bowl, I thought it would be appropriate to share a little about where I’m working right now. For the past several months, I’ve been working as a research intern with Georgia Cares, an organization that works with victims of domestic minor sex trafficking…

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