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 […]


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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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 […]