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…

Cardamom Sugar Broiled Grapefruit

Cardamom Sugar Broiled Grapefruit

When I was a kid, I was informed several times by my siblings that some of the things I liked were weird. In the realm of foods,…

Cardamom Sugar Two Ways

Cardamom Sugar Two Ways

Toast has to be one of the most popular “blank canvases” of the food world. Sweet or savory, it is equally delicious. As an adult, I am…

Fig Pecan Cinnamon Whole Wheat Scones

Fig Pecan Cinnamon Whole Wheat Scones

Dried figs. Pecans. Cinnamon. When I got it into my head that I wanted scones, these three things happened to be in my cupboards. They seemed to…

Falafel Kale Winter Salad

Falafel Kale Winter Salad

I must confess, I am starting to feel like a broken record. It seems like every time I sit down to write about some recipe this winter,…

Spiced Herb Falafels

Spiced Herb Falafels

I wasn’t raised eating spiced herb falafels, or falafels or any sort. It was my dear husband who introduced me to this culinary delight back when we…

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