Root Vegetable Cheese Pot Pie + Herb Biscuit Crust

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This is a pot pie. Well, it’s actually more of a savory cobbler as it has a buttermilk biscuit topping instead of a pastry crust topping. This is cool weather comfort in a cast iron pot. A cornucopia of root vegetables—parsnip, celery root, fennel, carrots, sun chokes—unapologetically swimming in a vegetarian cheese sauce beneath clouds of rosemary thyme … Read more

Pan Fried Polenta With Wild Mushroom Ragu

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It finally feels like fall in Tennessee. You know, the usual: crisp air, the odd rusty tornado of leaves tumbling through the streets; the mornings are sharp and so are my senses. A vegetarian take on an earthy braise over polenta, this Polenta with Wild Mushroom Ragu is the perfect way to welcome fall. And … Read more

Southern Supper | Heirloom Tomato Galette + Lemon Balm Almond Pesto & Chevre

heirloom tomato galette + lemon balm almond pesto & chevre

The truth. The truth is I’m, despite my best efforts to slow down & recapture a lost way of doing thing, wildly, inextricably modern in so many ways. I drive my car to run banal errands daily. I answer emails (in theory). I’m addicted to my ipad. And I resent the way the seasons give … Read more

Foraging + Wild Mushroom, Fennel, & Dancing Fern Galette

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So many things are afoot these days, including a November Kinfolk Workshop on herbal infusions right here in Chattanooga. You can get your tickets here while they last! Also, a while back I mentioned that we were going mushroom foraging & promised you a recipe, and now I’m making good on that promise. The morning after the … Read more

warm mushroom salad with bacon vinaigrette, blue cheese & poached egg

salad with warm bacon & mushroom vinaigrette

  All that talk of forgoing mushrooms and bacon for love…and here I give you a salad with warm mushroom bacon vinaigrette? Let me explain myself. I’m a hot-blooded, human girl. I have needs.  Bacon and mushroom needs. Creamy red leaf lettuce tossed with shallots, warm cremini mushrooms, sherry vinegar, bacon, and fresh herbs, sprinkled with Amish … Read more