Drinks

Famiglia Meschini Pinot Noir

by kara on November 18, 2012

Thanksgiving is fast approaching!   To me and many others, that means putting together a menu and finding a few bottles of wine that compliment a meal full of various dishes.  In that search for a food friendly wine, I often look to my favorite red wine,  Pinot Noir.  This year, I’m bringing a Famiglia Meschini Pinot Noir to share for […]

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Sparkling Sangria

by kara on July 8, 2012

Hi friends!  Hope you all enjoyed your holiday week!  Jack spent an entire week at camp with my in-laws, so we had lots of time to hang out with friends and go out for dates.  It was wonderful.  But we sure were happy to see him come home. We had a super fantastic pizza party […]

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Eggs, Chocolate, and Flowers

by kara on April 5, 2012

  Happy Easter weekend!  Easter is one of my favorite holidays.  The fresh air, sunshine, and budding flowers just make me happy.   And the food.  What’s not to love about eggs and chocolate! We’re staying home for the holiday weekend and hosting brunch at our house.   This year’s menu includes a spiral cut ham from Lunds, a […]

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Food Blogger Event, The Local

by kara on April 21, 2011

I ate a lot of  “Irish Meat” last night.  I attended a MN Food Bloggers event that was held at The Local in downtown Minneapolis. I had the pleasure to meet many talented foodie writers; not to mention two of the owners of The Local, Kieran Folliard and Peter Killen.  Chef Mike Phillips from Green Ox Meats and The Local kitchen […]

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Green Smoothie

by kara on March 6, 2011

Kale I have grown to love kale.   I thought it was a bit bitter when I first started cooking with it a few years ago, .  I’ve found that the moment lemon juice is added, that bitterness isn’t so dramatic.  Kale is full of all things good for your body. . .water, vitamins, fiber.  I prefer the ”Dino” […]

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