Pizza Dip

by kara on January 27, 2013

  There’s a big game coming up next Sunday.  Ah yes, the Super Bowl.  America’s excuse to yell at the TV, drink beer, and eat chips.  Our team didn’t make it to the final game, but we still like to get together with our Packer/Viking/Seahawk friends to watch the game, critique the halftime show, and eat and drink. […]


Asparagus.  My favorite vegetable.  Courtland jokes that one of these days I’m going to turn into a big stalk of asparagus since I eat it so much.  The spring green vegetable is always my vegetable side of choice to pair with grilled meat, chicken, or fish this time of year. My Mom made this recipe for our Mother’s Day brunch back […]

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Hot and Spicy Jalapeño Crab Dip

by kara on February 9, 2012

The Super Bowl is the greatest excuse for people to get together to eat and drink. The commercials and half-time show are meant to be enjoyed in the company of others.   We were invited to our friend’s house this year.  I could have cared less about the teams playing, but it was fun to get together, laugh, and feast […]


Carrot Cashew Pâté

by kara on October 21, 2011

This recipe wowed me when I tried it at a birthday party over the summer.  I was thrilled to discover that it was from Jenny Breen, a friend I met through another friend.  If you don’t have Jenny’s cookbook, “Cooking Up The Good Life,” I suggest you purchase it.  The cookbook is full of healthy, easy, […]


Bethany’s Salsa

by kara on August 28, 2011

My friend, Bethany, is a southern gal who moved to Minneapolis a few years ago.  She’s a classy lady.  She moved back to the Atlanta area this last year.  I miss her.   I found her recipe when I was asked to bring a dish to share at my girlfriend, Trycia’s, birthday party this weekend.  It is similiar to Texas Caviar and […]