Sage & Butternut Squash Crostini

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and I for one am beyond excited for its arrival. I love the simplicity of the holiday and what it stands for: to be thankful. It doesn’t revolve around gifts or some cutesy stuffed character who will deliver any sort of gift; rather it’s a rare holiday in which …

Chicken & Vegetable Potstickers

Potstickers. No, seriously:: POTSTICKERS! What day couldn’t be turned around by inhaling aaaaaaaall the potstickers? There’s a reason why these little pillows of flavor are so good; they are a complete labor of love. That being said, they are completely worth the time.  Because they are so tedious, I make them in huge quantities. This recipe …

Cheese & Herb Pull Apart Bread

As autumn creeps into Minnesota, menus tend to shift from BBQ’s and salads to soups and heartier dishes that warm both the body and the soul. To accompany those meals, what could be better than a soft and herbaceous bread filled with cheese in every layer? Food really is a love language for some people – clearly …

Rosemary Cheddar Tots

My family has an affinity for tots. {Okay, most families probably have an affinity for tots.} While time doesn’t always permit for everything to be homemade – I like to recreate things to keep the ingredients pure whenever possible. What I’ve found is when I’m able to make foods from scratch, my mom guilt decreases and typically …

Maple Glazed Jalapeño Bacon

 We often joke in my family that it’s a prerequisite to love bacon. While we are only half serious, my family’s love for bacon is serious business. Bacon is love – there’s a reason Emeril’s saying “Pork Fat Rules” became popular! It’s an instant pick me up to any bad day and there isn’t a …

Savory Tomato & Onion Galette 

This dish proves that good food doesn’t need to be complicated. Dinner time at our house often looks chaotic from an outsider’s perspective, so the last thing I need is complicated recipes to add to the chaos. We have an almost 4 year old running in one direction, an almost 1 year old crawling in …

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