Give me any roasted veggies + I’m an insanely happy woman. Put them in dip form, and the entire house is happy. (Definitely me most of all.) This dip is a nod to the eggplant dip from Black Sheep Pizza in Minneapolis,… Read More

Tacos are most definitely a food group in our home. They’re a regular on the menu every week, and that’s because tacos are an already delicious main on their own – but everyone can customize their meal without leaving me feeling like… Read More

Fire Roasted Herb Butter Corn on the Cob

August is upon us in the beautiful state of Minnesota, which means we are in the final lap of summer break. This time of year always seems to fly by as we soak up the remaining weeks before another year of school… Read More

Spring vegetable + bacon soup

A Mother’s Day trip to the Farmer’s Market this weekend filled my heart with memories, and my fridge with beautiful, seasonably fresh produce. It was a great morning filled with sunshine, coffee + family! One of my favorite purchases was from a… Read More

Savory Waffles with Prosciutto, Arugula + Over Easy Egg

Brunch: it’s technical definition is a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch and categorized as a noun. In my book, brunch is a verb. Done with enthusiasm and best when shared amongst friends. Weekends and brunch go together like… Read More

Garlic + Dill Potato Wedges

Since the onset of my struggles with gluten earlier this year, I have learned to satisfy my cravings for carbs in a variety of ways. Potatoes are definitely one of the vehicles that delivers this carb satisfaction – though I’ve always had… Read More

Loaded Mashed Potato Pouches

In my humble opinion, appetizers and the Holiday Season pair together much like wine and cheese. November and December bring family + friends alike together with greater frequency, all of which makes my heart sublimely happy. Following our Thanksgiving dinner, we had an… Read More

Fried Rice

I have scoured the internet for the quintessential fried rice recipe that brings me back to my childhood years with no luck. While there are a lot of great ones out there, very few hit all my criteria of what it ought… Read More

Spicy Maple Glazed Rumaki

I love how social media connects people. It’s a gathering space where people from all different walks of life can connect and share; come together. This is very much akin to my philosophy on meeting at the dinner table – we gather… Read More

Cheesy Skillet Onion + Bacon Dip

As back to school creeps closer and pre-season football games are in full swing, I find the comforts of heavier appetizers to munch in lieu of dinner more appealing. This one will become a new staple on weekends and holiday gatherings in… Read More