German Potato Salad

Summertime Salads

The hot weather is arriving, summer is almost here and in no time we’ll be having cook outs, barbecues and picnics. Here are some of my favorite side dishes to serve during the summer months – from potato salads to slaws.


Ken’s Bar-B-Q in Oneonta, Alabama

Last week I headed down to Oneonta, Alabama for a homeschool rock-climbing event. After a day of fresh air and sunshine, we headed into the little town of Oneonta for some lunch. Our destination was Ken’s Bar B Q. I had a barbecued pork sandwich with a side of home style potato salad. I enjoyed my lunch…

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Mezza Luna

Back in January I went to a lunch after giving a workshop for local bloggers. The lunch was held at Mezza Luna in Huntsville, Alabama. I always love seeing a wood burning oven in restaurants.

Nutella Bread Pudding from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Nutella Bread Pudding

There’s just something about a bread pudding – warm and comforting. They seem to transport you back to your childhood with each bite.


A Latte Art Throwdown

This past week, I attended a “Latte Art Throwdown” at the local Angel’s Island Coffee in Huntsville, Alabama.

Insta-Highlights of April

Insta-Highlights for April

Taking a look at my favorite pics from instagram in the month of April…with my Insta-highlights. Dropping my hubby off at the airport. Bye for now honey! @mooseslayer A photo posted by Constance J Smith ☕ (@cosmopolitancornbread) on Apr 28, 2015 at 8:21am PDT The Deen brothers are in town with @foodnetwork today filming, and…

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VEDIM Vlogging Challenge 2015 | #VEDIMcc

This month I have been participating in the “VEDA” challenge. VEDA stands for “Vlog Every Day in April.” It is the first time I have participated. It has been a lot of fun and I have enjoyed the daily prompts for the videos. I’ve enjoyed them so much, that I decided to launch… #VEDIM   I’m…

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Pieology in Huntsville Alabama


Today I went to a sneak preview of a brand new restaurant in Huntsville, Alabama – Pieology!

Angel Food Cake with Chocolate Gravy from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Angel Food Cake with Chocolate Gravy

I absolutely love angel food cake and topping it with warm, chocolate gravy simply puts it over the top. Chocolate gravy is a southern staple, served on everything from cake like this – to warm biscuits for breakfast.  

Chicken Parmesan Rotini from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Chicken Parmesan Rotini

You don’t have to be Italian to enjoy this delicious skillet of Chicken Parmesan Rotini.  


Insta-Highlights of the Week

Here are a few of the highlights from Instagram this week. Fixing my hair for a luncheon I’m off to…. #ArmyWife #volunteerism A photo posted by Constance J Smith ☕ (@cosmopolitancornbread) on Apr 6, 2015 at 10:11am PDT