Homemade Potato Chip Recipe

Gourmet Napa Style Potato Chips

Asheville’s The Gourmet Chip Company serves up worldly and decedent homemade potato chips. One aspect of ASP that I thoroughly enjoy, is telling the stories of people in my community and their passion for...

Johnny Cake

Jamaican Johnny Cakes

Vacation Qualms and Jamaican Johnny Cakes. Before we moved to the mountains, we used to vacation in the mountains. Now that we live in the lush rolling slopes of North Carolina, we travel elsewhere...

Fruity Rice Krispies Kebabs

Fruity Rice Krispies Kabobs

The summertime Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treat Challenge is upon us. After much krispielicious experimentation, Team Asheville is ready to share our entry.

How To Make Fried Rice

Classic Thai Fried Rice

Wanderlust- a strong desire to wander, to travel and to explore the world. I’ve got the bug… and a killer “vintage ASP” Thai Fried Rice Recipe for you today, pulled out of the shadows...

Strawberry Malt Cheesecakes

Strawberry Malt Cheesecakes ~ Cook for the Cure (GIVEAWAY)

It’s an honor to write this post today. I’m thrilled to share that two beloved companies have teamed up to assist the global leader in the fight against breast cancer, Susan G. Komen for...

Peach Salsa

Grilled Peach and Chipotle Salsa

As the T-shirt says, “Shut up and Salsa!” I’m sure it’s referring to the dance, not Grilled Peach Chipotle Salsa, but I say it works either way.

Chicken Picatta

My Photography Philosophy

I get a lot of questions about photography techniques and my equipment. On this page, I’ve tried to answer the questions I receive most frequently. Please note, the process below is not the right...

Perfect Diner Pancakes

Perfect “Diner” Pancakes

Why do Diner Pancakes taste better than those floppy disks you make at home? You KNOW you’ve secretly wondered this at some point in your life.

Zucchini Muffins Nutella Swirl

Zucchini Nutella Swirl Muffins

Baking Drama produces Zucchini Muffins with Nutella Swirl. Life and baking are one and the same. There are firm rules and other areas that offer plenty of room for interpretation. There are moments of...

Rice Krispies Treats Challenge

Rice Krispies Treat Challenge $100 Giveaway

It’s that time again… The summer round of the Rice Krispies Challenge is here. While Team Asheville cooks up a playful and tasty treat to enter into this season’s challenge, Rice Krispies has something...

Grilled Corn

Grilled Corn with Smokey Lime Mayo

Nothing says summer like corn on the cob on the grill. The sweet kernels bursting with crisp starchy juice, the little bits of charred skin, and the deep smokey flavor tastes of summer memories...