Stock & Barrel – Nashville, TN

Stock & Barrel is a Knoxville-based restaurant that features excellent burgers and an amazing selection of bourbons/whiskeys. They also have a location in the Gulch area of Nashville, and we recently visited for burgers and bourbon. The Nashville location has a very informal, cozy atmosphere, with large and long high-top tables that can host several…

Pineapple Chicken

Tis the season for slow cooking and mine practically has a permanent place on my kitchen counter. I am utilizing items from my freezer and pantry in my annual “clean out the excess in winter” activity. This recipe is exceptional and not overly salted like some recipes I have seen. The addition of pineapple and…

Fried Deviled Eggs

We love deviled eggs at our house. They aren’t just for leftover Easter eggs or for hot summer days. We have them in the winter with slow cooker barbecued pork, as a side dish for broiled fish and with the assortment of excess leftovers we froze over the holidays. They are a great protein source…

Merry Christmas

May your stockings be filled with many blessings this holiday season. Merry Christmas from all of us here at Haute Flavor!

Italian Wedding Cookies

The time is drawing near for cookies to be made in preparation of Christmas Eve. What goes better with a cold glass of milk for Santa than these tried and true favorites that look like miniature snowballs? The key is to refrigerate the dough before rolling into balls, then rolling them after baking twice ……

Giant Oatmeal Dried Cherry Cookies

Giant Oatmeal Dried Cherry Cookies Yield: 8 large cookies 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened 1 egg 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar  1 tablespoon molasses or sorghum syrup 1-1/2 cups old fashioned (rolled) oats 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda…

Dip

Dips are the best way to get a holiday party started and now that the season has changed, it’s time to switch to warm dips rather than chilled ones. The cast iron skillet becomes your new best friend here because it retains heat for such a long period of time. I used it this past…

Apple Wine

Changing temperatures are reminders that time is passing and with those subtle differences, come shifts in our menu planning. Gone are the times when I embrace only cold foods to stave off the sweltering heat. Now I want something that matches my surroundings.                 And it’s not just food. We are creatures of habit even when…

Pork and Bean Soup

I am a dedicated food preserver and have the full freezers and canned goods in my pantry to prove it. I am also good about using “older” food items that I have stored. What is the purpose of going to all that trouble, only for it to sit in the freezer forever? On a routine…