biscuits and roasted chicken gravy

Texas biscuits and roasted chicken gravy

One of my favorite television shows is Justified, which sadly, ended this past year after 6 delectable seasons.

For those not familiar, the story is centered around US Marshall Raylan Givens (played by the handsome Timothy Olyphant) with an affinity for ice cream whom returns to his place of birth in Kentucky where he fights hillbilly crime in his own eccentric manner. Hilarity ensues.

There are many reasons to like, if not love, the show. I’ll share just a small handful of the reasons I adore it so.

First, let’s get this out up front. Timothy Olyphant is perfection, with…

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kaffir lime leaf lemonade

Kaffir Lime Leaf Lemonade Recipe

Spring cleaning is a bit of a cruel joke, isn’t it? It is supposed to occur around March, once all the sparkle of the new year has rusted.

In the first week of the year, we are determined to compose a list of promises detailing how we are going to approach the coming 365 days of life. But, how can we expect to keep our resolutions to be better, new improved people when our homes are full of the past year’s baggage.

Let’s agree to reschedule this so-called “spring cleaning”.

As the the days in December started running out, my…

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emily’s carbonara

emma's carbonara recipe | nomad with cookies

It’s time to tell you about my friend Emily.

I met Emily the summer before 8th grade. I didn’t like her on sight. In fact, the word “nemesis” was tossed around.

I’m going to be upfront with you and admit there was no acceptable reason for my staunch disapproval. She WAS from Houston. If that weren’t enough of a reason, she was friends with OUR friend. Well, that just wasn’t okay. He was OUR friend, and how could our clique possibly allow him to be friends with another person. We’d already met our quota. Pfft.


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nomad with cookies in wallpaper magazine

Wallpaper Magazine - Nomad with Cookies

Super hella over-the-moon to announce that my Beet and Goat Cheese Cheesecake recipe was photographed and featured in the April 2015 print issue of Wallpaper Magazine. Check it out below (it’s the one in the middle).

Didn’t the Wallpaper folks do a lovely job of plating it?

Want to make this cheesecake at home? Get the recipe by clicking here.

In case you want to pick up your own copy, here is the cover of the April 2015 issue.

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