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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Christmas CRACKers

Please note I am not held responsible or legally liable for any addiction that is formed from making these crackers. I won’t even tell you how good they are so it can’t be used against me when you end up in rehab for a cracker addiction. I’m just going to leave the recipes here for […]

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Limoncello Cheesecake

I feel personally victimized by cheesecake. It knew I was nervous to make one for the first time. In all fairness, I listened to my sweet husband who hasn’t cooked a single meal since we got married 2 years ago. Let me set the stage… ugh, so stupid. Okay, so I made a big batch […]

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