“Patriots Suck” Super Bowl Dip

Clearly I fall into the category with the rest of the nation on this Super Bowl Sunday. Let’s not dwell on yet another Patriots game though and instead eat our feelings. Started downing the margaritas today though to ease the pain. This recipe will take a little time but it is easy and it is […]

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Warm Tahini Brussel Salad

The US is facing one of the worst cold snaps ever. With temperatures bottoming out in the mid 30s here in North Carolina, I naturally started craving comfort food. I hadn’t been to the grocery store in a little over a week and I definitely wasn’t braving the cold, so I started looking at things […]

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Rib Night at the Rideout’s

This recipe has taken my ADD self 5 days to stop and type out and for that I’m sorry. But you’ll forgive me soon, I promise. Zach and I were at Fresh Market last week and they were having a killer sale on ribs. 50% off of $50.00, sold. I froze them thinking we’d get […]

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Chopped Kale and Radish Salad

We’ve been fighting off some kind of bug this week in the Rideout household. While serving a salad at that time proves I’ve got the worse bedside manner, we were determined to stay on track with our goals. Our goals are: Don’t cave and order Domino’s. We almost broke last night. Almost. I’m still feeling […]

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Detox Salad

Time for Sunday confessional y’all, even though it’s not Sunday, it’s not a secret, and I’m not Catholic. I got lazy about cooking/eating/serving good meals over the holidays. Now maybe good isn’t the right word… Healthy? Nourishing? Not so packed with butter you’re wondering if you’re lactose intolerant? I’m not big on resolutions; I just […]

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Gamekeeper Butternut Bisque

Do y’all remember that bangin’ little farm to table restaurant that I told you about in Boone, NC? The Gamekeeper? Yeah, well they keep getting better and more creative but they shared with me, their classic Butternut Squash Bisque recipe. It’s a staple that has been on and off their menu for years and I’m […]

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Almond Budino Babies

This dessert is my new obsession y’all. I originally fell in love with it when I first had it at a restaurant in Charleston called Indaco. It was part of the group that I worked for while I was down there and they always took such good care of me and one night sent out […]

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