Category Archive: Food

To Do This Weekend: Get Your Grill On

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It’s Summer.  It’s Grilling Season.  Maybe you’ve not yet caught onto this, but grilling is…easy.  Too easy.  Easier than anyone likes to admit. Here’s a simple, flavorful meal which incorporates some of the… Continue reading

Get the Most Out of your Farmer’s Market Experience

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One of the greatest joys of summer is visiting a local farmer’s market and taking advantage of nature’s bounty. The offerings can and should vary from week to week.  As we ease into… Continue reading

4th of July Party Bites

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The Independence Day Holiday is a great one to celebrate.  4th of July parties are so fun – alfresco-style food, simple decor, and happy summer vibes rule the holiday. You can get as… Continue reading

Cabin Cocktailing

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Here in Minnesota, it’s all about “The Cabin.”  Twin Cities residents depart the city en masse on Friday afternoons to head “Up North” for the weekend.  In Minnesota, these weekends will ideally include… Continue reading

Trending Now: Old-School Pizzerias

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Sometimes, foods and flavors can rev up our appetite for nostalgia and drudge up memories.  It’s proven that food can play a powerful part in human memory. “Evolution has seen to it that… Continue reading

It’s June. It’s Wedding Season!

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It’s June.  June means sandals, sunblock, white pants, and…WEDDINGS. The tradition of holding a wedding in June dates back to Roman times.  Roman God Juno and his wife Jupiter, the goddess of marriage… Continue reading

Trending Now: Ancient Fruits and Veggies

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Unless genetically modified or domesticated, there are of course no “new” fruits or vegetables.  But, there are some fruits and veggies that grow organically and with such abundance in other parts of the… Continue reading

Fish Taco MANIA

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Ubiquitous on many a summer restaurant menu is the Fish Taco.  Seafood and tacos independently are two of the tastiest things on the planet; combined they are heaven.  Fish tacos are actually quite… Continue reading

Grilling a Full Meal

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Summer and grilling go together like peas and carrots.  Or just various colored carrots. Your grill should not be pigeonholed to only prepare meats.  Really, you can make most anything on the grill… Continue reading

EASY Homemade Salad Dressing

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While I understand the need to cut a few corners in the kitchen to save time and efficiency, there is one constant in most kitchens that should absolutely never, ever be store-bought.  NEVER.… Continue reading