Don’t let risotto scare you! It’s actually very easy and this version echos the upcoming Fall flavors. Use any kind of mushroom you have access to. We happened upon a pound of delicious oyster mushrooms at the farmer’s market. This dish works as a main course, or a rich side perfect with pork, chicken or beef.
Summer is coming to a close and we used the last of some of our favorite veggies along with the first of our autumn greens to make a perfect weekend breakfast hash and is super-easy.
Autumn is definitely in the air in Knoxville! Saturday our little city was abuzz with activity because it was the University of Tennessee’s home opener with Oklahoma…that didn’t work out exactly the way Volunteer fans wanted. We were wandering our downtown and went into Frussie’s Deli at the corner of Cumberland Avenue and Gay Street on […]
Gourmet’s Market in Bearden has began a monthly dinner series and here’s our look inside the inaugural event held in August. The next Dinner is coming up September 21st.
Chef Holly Hambright is bringing a new “social club, meeting space, event facility, speakeasy” spot upstairs to her successful Holly’s 135 location. To celebrate the 6 month opening of 135, Holly threw an “Ice Storm Reunion Party” Friday. 135’s opening night happened to fall right when the big ice storm hit Knoxville back in the winter…and […]
A quick look at one of Knoxville’s newest bakeries, Sugar Mama’s. Available at local farmer’s markets and downtown delivery!
You can smell the aroma of hickory and oak from most anywhere on the western end of Sutherland Avenue. Since its opening six years ago, Dead End BBQ has become an increasingly popular lunch and dinner spot for West Knox families. We were recently invited to sample some of their most popular items and attend […]
Nothing says summer like tomatoes and being from the South, you must make a few Tomato Pies while they are at their peak! This is an easy-to-make meal in a dish.
Grilled Spring Sugar Snap Peas with Tuna and Couscous makes a delicious late-spring dinner.
So, Mr. Knoxfoodie and I have been fashioning our week night meals in the spirit of the 21Day Fix. This, for those of you not familiar, is a Beachbody program that focuses on portion control utilizing a container system for each food group. It’s pretty confusing to start but it gets easier as you […]
The folks at the Copper Cellar Restaurant group (Copper Cellar, Calhoun’s, Cappuccino’s, Smoky Mountain Brewery, and Cherokee Grill) recently invited us out to visit a relatively new member of the family, Smokies Baseball Stadium. This is a recap of our lovely evening watching baseball, eating great food and drinking good local beer. Bart Fricks, COO […]
Refreshing spring asparagus soup that works just as well chilled as it does hot.
After visiting Hard Knox Pizzeria last week, we were reminded of what wood fired pizza was all about. The new owners of this small pizzeria located in the Western Plaza shopping center in the Bearden area, met with us over a few of their specialty pizzas and discussed the Hard Knox philosophy. Paul and Alexa Sponcia […]
Today on the blog we return to Savannah for delicious food from The Florence, Collin’s Corner, Pacci, and so much more. The best of the old south is still very present in this fine traditional city.
The hottest food scene in the South is happening in Charleston and we decided to pay it a return visit on a quick springtime trip. We were delighted with our foodie stops!
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Last night 25 people paid $135 each to attend a dinner. They didn’t know where they were going, what the dress code was, who was hosting, or what the menu would be. The only thing we knew was that we were putting our trust in the hands of Chef Drew McDonald of The Plaid Apron. […]
Building a kitchen that is healthy on our environment as well as functional, beautiful, and affordable is important to us. Do yourself a favor and have a look at CustomMade’s guide to Building The Ultimate Sustainable Kitchen!
We’ve been wanting to try Katie Button’s much lauded Cúrate for a while. It’s certainly been one of the most talked about happenings in Asheville, perhaps only being surpassed by the ever-growing craft beer scene. From recognition by the to the New York Times, Button has rapidly ascended to an almost celebrity status. In fact, […]
A very easy Lemon Shrimp Pasta for two!