Dating back to 1847, the Chicago Flower and Garden Show presents 24+ feature landscapes and garden vignettes, workshops, seminars and a booming marketplace. In addition, the event features a 150-seat Garden Gourmet culinary demonstration stage that never disappoints their garden-loving guests. I am so excited to be part of the show this year on Friday,…Continue Reading “Chicago Flower and Garden Show”

Shishito Pepper Buttermilk Cornbread

Fluffy buttermilk cornbread gets a bit of Japanese flair with Blistered Shishito peppers and sesame oil. I prefer a sweeter cornbread with a hint of pepper flavor. Top with crushed black peppercorns and sesame seeds as a hint to the flavor explosion your taste buds are about to enjoy! RECIPE: Shishito Pepper Buttermilk Cornbread Ingredients: serves…Continue Reading “Shishito Pepper Buttermilk Cornbread”

Summer Centerpiece

Summer is in full swing, and the temperatures just keep on climbing. At least here in Alabama. But, in my opinion, it’s never too hot to throw together a summer soiree. All you need is a nice shade tree, the right refreshments, and of course a beautiful centerpiece. Summer flowers have such a delicate, airy…Continue Reading “Bright & Airy Summer Centerpiece”