Happy Coq au Vin Day!

I read somewhere that today is Coq au Vin day.* To celebrate, I made my very first Coq au Vin last week so I could be totally on top of my food-blogging game and show you pictures ON Coq au … Continue reading

Love of Grub Original: Cucumber Sandwiches

As an afterthought to the panini feast I had planned for Mother’s Day Brunch, I threw together a few cold sandwiches. I did this mostly as a hasty bargain for time so I could get away from the panini press … Continue reading

Lemon Cupcakes with Whipped Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

I may as well change the name of this blog to Love of Annie’s Grub. While I love trying recipes from a variety of sites and even occasionally coming up with something original, Annie’s Eats has been my go-to food blog more … Continue reading

“Always remember: If you’re alone in the kitchen and you drop the lamb, you can always just pick it up. Who’s going to know?” – Julia Child

Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

Annie has done it again! I was so pleased with the outcome of the last batch of truffles I made that when she posted this recipe for these sweet, salty, crispy, creamy balls of delish, I felt up to the challenge of making my … Continue reading

“Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don’t deserve to eat garlic.”

– Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential (2000)

Fudgy Bourbon Balls for a Kentucky Derby Party

I realize the Kentucky Derby has come and gone, but I see no reason to limit these tasty, boozy morsels to a single event! I brought these for dessert since my plans to make a warm & fuzzy peach cobbler … Continue reading

Pear & Pecan Barley Salad

I am a big proponent of improvising. Without it, I have a feeling we would spend more time and money than we really want to on things that aren’t really necessary. For instance, maybe someday you stumble upon a recipe for Peach & … Continue reading

Massaged Kale Caesar Salad

I made Annie’s Massaged Kale Caesar Salad for dinner last night and it was deeee-licious! It was my first time making Caesar dressing and my first time giving a therapeutic massage to a vegetable. Turns out – super fun!