• Main Meals
  • Mexican Chicken

    Mexican Chicken

    My sister and I took a quick trip to Mexico to soak up some fun in the sun this past winter. We had a taxi driver take us around the island to see the hot spots and find some good food, beverages and great views. We ate at some yummy restaurants and had our share […]

  • Sides
  • Pickled Vegetables

    Who said vegetables have to be boring? I’ve been making a lot of Roasted Vegetables this fall/winter and loving them. We were out to dinner recently and a nice side of pickled vegetables was served with my husband’s meal. They were to die for! I asked the server what was in them and got a […]

  • Recipes
  • Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup

    Every year we make a trip to Lake Superior’s North Shore and stop at Buddy’s Mercantile in Two Harbors, MN to buy enough wild rice to last through the year. I love that I can get the really long, chewy grains there that I can’t seem to find anyplace else. I’ve heard that it’s a really […]

  • Recipes
  • Roasted Vegetables

    I’ve been craving lots of vegetables lately, and one of my favorite ways to eat them is to roast them. I wrote this recipe with the hopes that you’ll use it as a guideline, as it changes every time I make them. This recipe is all about adding what you like and leaving out what you […]

  • Desserts
  • Monster Cookies

    Photo by Erin Smith Happy October! How can it be time to turn the page on the calendar again? Living in the Midwest, I enjoy the changing seasons and find my taste buds changing as well. I’m ready to unpack my sweaters, get hiking to see the fall colors, a good cup of hot cocoa, […]