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crispy outside, fluffy inside. these super easy cheddar and chive drop biscuits will make your mornings a whole lot better. cheddar and chive drop biscuits | a flavor journal food blog

vermont cheddar + chive drop biscuits

I’ve made fluffy, cut-out, buttermilk biscuits before, but I wasn’t as familiar with drop biscuits.  These biscuits look way different, and don’t have all of the flaky layers inside.  (Read:  less work!)  However, these small batch cheddar and chive drop biscuits are super easy to make.  They’re crunchy on the outside, light and fluffy on […]

fluffy, soft, milk + yeast dinner rolls are my favorite roll recipe. milk + yeast soft dinner rolls | a flavor journal food blog

my favorite milk + yeast soft rolls

One of my favorite puzzle pieces that makes up a Thanksgiving dinner has GOT to be dinner rolls.  My aunt religiously purchases the same brand every year, and ensures that there are at least three rolls available per guest.  It’s serious.  She always says, “Mrs. Rhodes prepared our rolls for us this year.  How thoughtful of […]

fresh blackberries, sage, and grapefruit mixed with honey simple syrup and sparkling water. a super refreshing drink sans booze! blackberry, sage, and grapefruit mocktail | a flavor journal food blog

blackberry, sage + grapefruit mocktail

Well, guys.  Cheers to the first ever mocktail recipe on the blog!  This drink is fruity, floral, tart, and so refreshing!  And obviously, it’s non-alcoholic, so it’s packed with body-loving nutrients, without being dragged down by any booze. I planted an herb garden on our balcony about six weeks ago, and my sage is CRAZY big.  I […]

small batch homemade biscuits :: fluffy, flaky, homemade biscuits - small batch style. this recipe makes four biscuits, and a fifth biscuit with the dough scraps.

small batch homemade biscuits

simple.  fluffy.  biscuits. Biscuits are best when they are fresh and hot.  This small batch homemade biscuits recipe makes five 2″ biscuits, which is perfect for smaller households.  what do I need to make a small batch of biscuits? all-purpose flour kosher salt baking powder sugar unsalted butter whole milk I love the unassuming role […]

crunchy bacon, rich smoked gouda, and spicy fresh jalapeño are mixed into these twice baked potatoes for an easy and super delicious side dish for two! twice baked potatoes with smoked gouda, bacon + jalapeño : a small batch recipe | a flavor journal food blog

bacon + gouda + jalapeño twice baked potatoes : a small batch recipe

carbs are always in season. This is it, guys.  These are the twice baked potatoes that Mark and I have officially eaten the last three times we’ve grilled steaks.  I probably shouldn’t admit this, but it’s all been within the last two weeks.  And you know what?  I still want to eat more of them. […]

this pork carnitas recipe is full of heat and packed with flavor. it's a small batch recipe, and uses under one pound of pork. literally my favorite carnitas recipe ever. small batch spicy pork carnitas | a flavor journal food blog

small batch spicy pork carnitas

this pork carnitas recipe is full of heat and packed with flavor. it’s a small batch recipe, and uses under one pound of pork. literally my favorite carnitas recipe ever.

loaded with shallots, garlic, oregano, and other amazing flavors, this rustic, small batch sherry vinaigrette is just enough for two big salads! small batch sherry vinaigrette | a flavor journal food blog

small batch sherry vinaigrette

Summer is nearly here, but the weather has decided that we are already into it full-force.  Not only do salads make your body feel better, but they also help you avoid those afternoon crashes.  I love a hearty lunch, but sometimes my need for caffeine around 3:00 p.m. becomes way more real than I need it […]

juicy grilled pineapple and spicy jalapeño are blended together for the ultimate sweet + heat margarita! so refreshing and a little spicy, this is the perfect margarita for summer! grilled pineapple and jalapeño margaritas | a flavor journal food blog

grilled pineapple + jalapeño margaritas

juicy grilled pineapple and spicy jalapeño are blended together for the ultimate sweet + heat margarita! grilled pineapple and jalapeño margaritas are so refreshing and a little spicy, this is the perfect margarita for summer!  It’s HOT outside.  The two days of spring we had this year were relatively enjoyable, but now we’ve already moved […]

a unique twist on pesto that utilizes the edible tops of radishes. great with pizza, pasta, or other light + crunchy snacks. | small batch radish leaf + basil pesto | a flavor journal food blog

small batch radish leaf + basil pesto

All right, everyone.  I’ve officially made the move from my loft in downtown Kansas City to our new (huge) apartment in Southern Pines, N.C.  Big change?  Oh yes.  But I’m good with it, because now my life is all about food blogging.  Lucky you, right? 😉  To start things off, we are going to discover […]

spinach and artichoke dip is a perfect appetizer to kick off any party. take my gourmet approach by broiling it in a bread bowl, for a beautiful presentation to impress your guests! | a flavor journal food blog

spinach artichoke dip (in a bread bowl)

spinach + artichoke dip is a perfect appetizer to kick off any party. take my gourmet approach by broiling it in a bread bowl, for a beautiful presentation to impress your guests! | a flavor journal food blog

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