Butcher & Bee – Nashville

Butcher & Bee 902 Main Street Nashville, TN 37206 P: 615.226.3322 W: http://www.butcherandbee.com Hours Mon-Thu: 11A-2P; 5P-10P Fri: 11A-2P; 5P-11P Sat: 10A-2P; 5P-11P Sun: 10A-2P; 5P-10P For someone who operates a food blog – and also loves to eat out – I’ve done a horrible job lately of getting out to new-to-me restaurants. Having a…

15 Minute Broccoli

Every day I am harvesting fresh broccoli and have been for weeks. As the temperatures rise, I know my opportunity to continue this delicious routine is quickly coming to an end. I’ll just go ahead and tell you that my least favorite method of serving this garden delight is smothered in cheese sauce. I want…

Grilled Cheese

Truly Grilled Cheese I have always loved a really good grilled cheese sandwich. I can eat it year round. In the fall and winter it’s usually with a bowl of tomato soup. In the spring I like it with some pickled asparagus and in the summer with sliced tomatoes. I tend to like a mixture…

Godiva vs Jackson Morgan

Liqueur Comparison Liqueurs are interesting spirits that can be infused with any number of interesting flavors. In a recent taste test, a group of friends got to compare Godiva Caramel Liqueur to Jackson Morgan Salted Caramel Liqueur. Both are around the same price point at the liquor store and I have to admit I had…

Farro Salad

If you haven’t jumped on the farro bandwagon yet, come onboard! This hulled wheat grain is sold dried, then you simply cook it as you would rice. Where you used to have to find it at a specialty store, it is readily available now at Kroger, Publix, Whole Foods and even at my super Wal-Mart….

Meatballs

Meatballs It is no secret that I love meatballs. Maybe it’s because of the size. Perhaps it’s because they usually accompany pasta. Regardless, there is something quite special about these formed balls of meat that underlines the extra effort that went into getting them on the table. Technically, they are balls of ground meat that…

White Cake

Small But Mighty! Sometimes I have a very real need for frosted cake, but don’t want the excess of an entire sheet or multiple layers. I’m sure you’ve been there. Enter the 8×8-inch baking pan. This is just enough to beautifully end a nice meal, but you won’t have to deal with lots of leftovers…

Roasted Mix Nuts

While everyone is glued to the television tonight for the College Football National Championship, you can have a snack in front of them that is perfectly balanced between sweet and salty. Transform an ordinary can of mixed nuts to a feast with this easy recipe. Roasting them in a low temperature oven is super simple…

Date Bars

The Date Bars of Your Dreams! My wonderful friend Sonja came over for dinner last week and offered to bring dessert. Of course, I accepted and was thrilled when she asked if I liked dates. These marvelous bars didn’t last long. They are such a welcome change from the mountains of chocolate and peppermint sweets…

Olive Dip

Dip, Dip Hooray!   If there was ever a season for dips, it’s happening now. With holiday parties in full swing, you can count on a bowl with surrounding chips, crackers and raw vegetables. The beauty of these dunkable appetizers is that they come together quickly and have mass appeal. But instead of the same…