Author: Madalaine

Braised Asparagus with Feta and Tomatoes

Braised Asparagus with Feta and Tomatoes

Jump to recipe: Braised Asparagus with Feta and Tomatoes I love asparagus, but the mere thought of steamed asparagus makes me want to gag.  Steaming asparagus is a slow torturous death to this noble vegetable.  It makes me sad, especially when there are other ways […]

Pimento Cheese Sandwich & a Golfer’s Guide to the 19th Hole

Pimento Cheese Sandwich & a Golfer’s Guide to the 19th Hole

Jump to recipe: Pimento Cheese Sandwich I’ve always associated Pimento Cheese with Texas.  Why?  I have no idea, except maybe because my mom used to always make it when I was a little girl and she’s from San Antonio.  It wasn’t until Jerry introduced me […]

Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Jump to recipe: Deviled Eggs with Candied (Millionaire) Bacon I am so deliriously happy warmer weather is right around the corner, I can’t even begin to express myself… except maybe by talking incessantly about picnics.  Yes, I am definitely on a picnic kick.  And whether […]

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Last summer I was just wrapping up my yoga teacher training at Urban Breath Yoga in St. Louis and popped into this little sidewalk cafe in the Central West End.  It was a perfect night to sit outside.  I ordered their chilled cantaloupe soup and it […]

Finding the Enchantment of Prague

Finding the Enchantment of Prague

Prague – City of Enchantment For decades I’ve heard how Prague is the most enchanting and beautiful city in all of Europe.  I have to agree.  The opulence of the architecture rivals St. Petersburg with it’s larger than life sculpture facades, frescos, and dazzling colors. […]

Tasty Food Photography Workshop*

Tasty Food Photography Workshop*

Do you run across pictures on a blog, Pinterest, or Instagram that completely suck you in?  I sure do… all the time!  I love it when a photo jumps out, grabs me by both ears, and pulls me face first into a stack of pancakes […]

No Carb Pancakes

No Carb Pancakes

Jump to recipe: No Carb Pancakes Our tribe is a tribe of pancake lovers.  Even though we all like them thin as crepes, each of us puts our own spin on them.  My husband is a traditionalist.  He likes them plain with maple syrup.  Brianna likes […]

Yoga, Wine… & Low Carb CHEESECAKE!

Yoga, Wine… & Low Carb CHEESECAKE!

Seems like summer months are a real challenge (at least for me) to keep low carb.  I mean come on, an ice cold beer on a hot steamy day is really hard to pass up after you’ve been pulling weeds in the sun for hours. […]