Kombucha Homebrew

Some people like cream or honey with their tea, but how about some bacteria? Enter: Kombucha. Kombucha is thought to originate in the Far East. The first recorded use of Kombucha comes from China in 221 BC during the Tsin Dynasty. It was known as “The Tea of Immortality.” Kombucha is made by adding specific strains…

Kale Crisps

I keep finding more yummy ways to eat kale! It’s so fun. Crunchy dehydrated kale chips are delicious. I always debated buying them at the store, but the price tag usually stopped me. I finally bought a bag to try. They were so yummy, I had to learn how to make them a home. Personally,…

Happy Doughnut Day!

HAPPY DOUGHNUT DAY! If you haven’t already, check out my list of places around the Atlanta area to score free doughnuts today! I ended up going to Revolution Doughnuts, up by Little Five Points off Edgewood Ave NE. They are giving away free mini birthday doughnuts, because it is their 6th anniversary of being open!…

Copycat Outback’s Alice Spring Chicken

I love chicken dipped in honey mustard. So, when I tried the Alice Springs Chicken at Outback Steakhouse, it became an instant favorite. I decided I must make a version of it at home. First off, I always make extra honey mustard to use later on, and I’m a heavy dipper, so if you don’t…

Where to score FREE doughnuts on Friday! National Doughnut Day!

  Friday, June 1st, is National Doughnut Day! This mean lots of FREE doughnuts around town, along with other sweet deals! For anyone curious (like me), this sweet holiday is celebrated every year on the first Friday in June. It traces its origins to World War I, when women from The Salvation Army, called “Lassies,”…

Pineapple Zucchini Bread

This bread is SO good! It sounded like a strange combination at first, but it intrigued me. I am always up for trying something new. I ended up looking up several different recipes, then finally settled on a combination of a few, with my own additions. It turned out wonderful! Moist, yet crisp on the…

Blackberry Lime Cupcakes

I love fresh berries and citrus. Getting that perfect balance of sweet and tang in every bite, is mmm mmm good! These cupcakes start off with a moist vanilla lime based cupcake, then are piped with lime buttercream frosting, and topped with a sweet blackberry jam drizzle. If you don’t have a KitchenAid stand mixer*,…

Eye Round Roast

My favorite method of cooking a roast is in a slow cooker, or dutch oven, but if you don’t have that available, this is another great method! KITCHEN UTENSILS: Baking rack* Edged sheet pan* Aluminum Foil Oven safe thermometer* Plastic wrap Mixing bowl* Kitchen tongs* Wood cutting board* Chef’s knife (my FAVORITE knife*, worth ever…