Spicy Pickle Relish #RecipeReDux

Spicy Pickle Relish

Welcome to Rhubarb and Honey! If you’re new here and you like what you see, please subscribe to my RSS feed … or you can also find me on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Thanks for visiting!Umm, you guys? I have a question. But … I’m kind of afraid to ask it because I don’t want {read more}

Homemade Low-Sodium Taco Seasoning #RecipeReDux

Homemade Low-Sodium Taco Seasoning

So, The Chef and I have made it halfway through our 6-week gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free journey … and I’m happy to report we haven’t cheated once! Truth be told, it’s been a lot easier than I thought it would be. I haven’t been grumpy, I genuinely feel better, and my sugar cravings are gone. {read more}

Going Gluten, Dairy, and Sugar-Free

Going Gluten, Dairy, and Sugar-Free

Yes, my friends … you read that headline right. I’m going gluten, dairy, and sugar-free for the next six weeks. And, no … this is NOT an April Fool’s joke! Why such a sudden and dramatic shift? It’s simple, really. First, after years of starting multiple incarnations of seemingly well-defined “healthy eating” plans — and {read more}

Slow Cooker Spicy Italian Beef Five Ways #RecipeReDux

Slow Cooker Spicy Italian Beef

Cook once, eat twice. That’s a great concept, eh? Well, it’s one I’ve always subscribed to … and it just so happens to be this month’s Recipe ReDux theme so woop woop! It also gives me a chance to share one of my FAVORITE recipes with you … slow cooker spicy Italian beef. But, oh {read more}

Tuscan Lemon Quick Bread with Limoncello Glaze #TwelveLoaves

Tuscan Lemon Quick Bread with Limoncello Glaze

Dear Mother Nature, Could you please send a shot of Spring to the Midwest? Because I’m really tired of freezing my booty off. Unfortunately, I don’t think Spring is going to get here anytime soon … so I decided to bring a bit of Spring to this month’s Italian-themed Twelve Loaves baking challenge. Made with {read more}

Pecan Praline Black Bean Brownies #SundaySupper

Pecan Praline Black Bean Brownies

Have you ever seen a recipe and thought, “Hmm … that just cannot work.” That’s exactly what I thought when I recently turned Nigella Lawson’s recipe for no-churn ice cream into my one-bowl, no-churn mocha ice cream. But, it did work. And it was amazing. I also had the same thought when the Internet began {read more}

Red Carpet Sparkler #SundaySupper

Red Carpet Sparkler

It’s no secret that I’m an awards show junkie. The Golden Globes, the SAG Awards, the Independent Spirit Awards — heck, even the Country Music Association Awards — I watch them all. And as luck would have it, there’s a certain little ‘ole awards show going on tonight — you know, The Academy Awards (aka {read more}

Spicy Cocoa Crusted Almonds #RecipeReDux

Spicy Cocoa Crusted Almonds

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~ Charles M. Schulz And when that chocolate is crusted on crunchy almonds — along with a little extra sweet and spice — you have a delicious, healthy snack perfect for anytime of the day. You also have one of my {read more}

One-Bowl, No-Churn Mocha Ice Cream

One-Bowl, No-Churn Mocha Ice Cream

Umm, you guys? Don’t tell The Chef, but I kind of want to marry Nigella Lawson. Why, you ask? Well, for starters, she’s a fabulous cook. She’s also a great writer … and it doesn’t hurt that she’s drop-dead gorgeous and has that whole sexy English accent thing going on as well. But, the real {read more}

Create-Your-Own Overnight Oatmeal #SundaySupper

Overnight Oatmeal

Okay, my lovelies … it’s time for a serious talk. Did you know that heart disease is responsible for 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States, making it the leading cause of death among both women and men? Unfortunately, that staggering fact is true … and just as bad, many individuals who are {read more}

Dark Cherry-Cranberry Compote #FoodieExtravaganza

Dark Cherry-Cranberry Compote

Okay, friends … let’s just get to it, shall we? Cherries are the name of this game for this month’s Foodie Extravaganza … and just as I professed my love for olives in yesterday’s post, today I’m professing my undying love for cherries. Cherry pie, cherry clafouti, cherry crisp, cherry smoothies, cherry popsicles — heck, {read more}

No-Knead Green Olive and Feta Flatbread #TwelveLoaves

No-Knead Green Olive and Feta Flatbread

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again … I love olives. I’m not sure when my intense love of olives began, but I do know that it was permanently solidified somewhere around the age of eight or nine when my Grandpa bought me a one gallon jar of stuffed green olives for my {read more}

Loaded Mini Frittatas #RecipeReDux

Loaded Mini Frittatas

Thanks to Cabot Creamery for sponsoring The Recipe ReDux’s “Healthier Snacks with Cabot Cheese” recipe challenge and encouraging me to create a healthy snack recipe with Cabot cheese. By posting this recipe, I am entering the recipe challenge and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. While this post is sponsored by Cabot {read more}

Four Ingredient Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Four Ingredient Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

You wanna know how to make someone’s day? Bake them cookies. Yes, handing someone a dozen fresh-baked cookies made just for them — and for no reason at all — that, my friends, is guaranteed to make their day. And, guess what? That’s also the theme of this month’s Creative Cookie Exchange challenge … to {read more}

Homemade Cranberry Almond Granola + A Giveaway #FoodieExtravaganza

Homemade Cranberry Almond Granola

Let the healthy breakfast parade continue! Oatmeal is the name of the game for this month’s Foodie Extravaganza — January is National Oatmeal Month, after all — and, therefore, it’s the star ingredient in my homemade cranberry almond granola! I’m guessing I don’t need to tell you about all the benefits of homemade granola … {read more}

Whole Wheat Cranberry Orange Muffins #TwelveLoaves

Whole Wheat Cranberry Orange Muffins

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a lovely time ringing in 2015. Since The Chef had to work on New Year’s Eve this year, I had a hot date with my 94-year-old grandfather instead. At Red Lobster. Here’s a tip, friends: Locavore or no, when your 94-year-old grandfather asks to take you to dinner {read more}

Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapenos) #SundaySupper

Cowboy Candy

Happy holidays, friends! I hope you all had a lovely winter holiday filled with family, friends, and, of course, lots of delicious food! As we get ready to say goodbye to 2014, I’m sure many of you are starting to think about your New Year’s resolutions … and like me, I’m guessing many of you {read more}

Crushing On It: 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

OXO Holiday Gift Guide

Once again, I begin this blog post with a public service announcement: there are only eight days until Christmas … and only seven days until the end of Hanukkah this year! Now, I’m sure you’ve all finished your holiday shopping awhile ago, and everything is neatly wrapped and waiting for the big day … right? {read more}