Rhubarb Pineapple Jam and Rhubarb Strawberry Jam

Rhubarb Pineapple Jam and Rhubarb Strawberry Jam

When Karl and I were living in Japan, rhubarb was impossible to find. It was such a sad realization when out first Japanese spring and early summer came and there was no rhubarb to be found! My amazing mother-in-law heard my cries of distress and managed to find canned rhubarb online somewhere in the states, and shipped it to me. That is love!

Nordeast Minneapolis Art-A-Whirl Art Crawl 2017

Nordeast Minneapolis Art-A-Whirl Art Crawl 2017

Hey there friends! Just a quick post today. I want to extend an invitation to those of you in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota to come…

Asparagus Fennel Buckwheat Risotto

Asparagus Fennel Buckwheat Risotto

People love to offer advice, don’t they? Lots of times, I don’t mind. Especially if I am close to the giver of wisdom/advice. Being pregnant, however, I…

The St. Croix Valley Pottery Tour

The St. Croix Valley Pottery Tour

As some of you know, I like to make pottery sometimes. In fact, many of the pieces of pottery that you see here on my blog are…

Lemony Wild Rice Pear Salad

Lemony Wild Rice Pear Salad

If I had a dollar for every time someone compliments me on my creative abilities and in the same breath proclaims their own deficit of creativity, I…

Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Originally, I am from the Twin Cities area of the great state of Minnesota. Back when I was a kid, my parents decided to move up north…

Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette

Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette

I don’t remember exactly when it occurred to me that making my own salad dressings was a real life culinary option…I think it when I was living…

Chocolate Mint Cookie Milk Shake

Chocolate Mint Cookie Milk Shake

Mostly, I eat very well. By well, I mean healthy. A large variety of whole grains. Lots of vegetables. Lots of fruit. Hardly any fats and sugars….

Roasted Asparagus Radish Pearl Couscous Salad

Roasted Asparagus Radish Pearl Couscous Salad

Psst! You guys…it’s finally here! Karl and I were taking a little stroll through the park behind our place the other day and I saw them-for real….

Kale Quinoa Cannellini Bean Tomato Soup

Kale Quinoa Cannellini Bean Tomato Soup

It’s true, Spring has sprung (well, is in the process of springing) in Minnesota. Pretty green things are juuuuust barely popping out of the ground. Every now…

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