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Bloody Mary Charcuterie

Bloody Mary Charcuterie

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Hey friends, have you heard the news? We have a new Bloody Mary Mixer, and it’s only here for a limited time! Bloody Marys are not only trendy and delicious … they are also loaded with antioxidants. And fiber if you add a few veggie garnishes! Our basic Bloody Mary recipe is remarkably simple, with read more »

Let’s Roll!

Let’s Roll!

Posted by on April 14, 2022

FACT: Things that are rolled, swirled, twisted or spun are FUN! So today, I’m going to share FIVE bold, rolled (and often extolled!) recipes that bring pinwheel panache to the party. First up–Minnesota Sushi! This adorable appetizer is the stuff of our Scanda-hoovian roots up here in the northland. Ham, cream cheese and pickles are read more »

Camping Faves

Posted by on June 22, 2021

Whether you like camping, glamping, or just backyard scamping … food just tastes better when it’s cooked outside. My family and I used to be campers, but now we’re pretty much “glampers” – which means we have ditched our tents for a (very) small camper/trailer. We now have many creature comforts like electricity, water, and read more »

Picnic at the Park

Posted by on June 3, 2021

Summer days call for picnics at the park! My family generally packs a picnic when we are on the go. Fast food isn’t always cheap and usually not very healthy, so I opt for a home-cooked meal packed in the cooler. My mom always packed a cooler growing up, so it’s fun to see my read more »

Campfire Chicken Gyros

Campfire Chicken Gyros

Posted by on July 29, 2015

I absolutely love grilling and cooking over a campfire in the summer. But sometimes it can get a little repetitive, especially when trying to keep it simple for camping trips or busy weeknight dinners. I mean, you really can only have burgers and hot dogs so many times before you are bored and craving a read more »

Chicken Sausage Foil-Pack Dinner

Chicken Sausage Foil-Pack Dinner

Posted by on July 21, 2015

I’m the typical mom of two – running here and there for baseball, softball, basketball camps, volleyball, swimming – all after working a very full day. I often have no idea what’s for dinner until I get home and have very little time to prepare it. This recipe is perfect for those busy weeknights when read more »

S'more Cake

S’more Cake

Posted by on July 14, 2015

Sweet desserts like s’mores are one of my favorite summer treats! The three ingredients are considered staples in our home. In the summer, we often have a small fire after dinner and enjoy one of our family’s favorite treats. Sometimes, however, I like to mix things up. To beat the summer heat, we grabbed our read more »