Osso Buco

by kara on January 14, 2013

Oh goodness.  It’s so ridiculously cold outside this week.  All it takes is frigid temps like these to make me hibernate and cook at home.  Osso Buco is one of my tried and true winter weather meals to make on a Sunday.  I start it mid-morning and let it simmer in the slow cooker, with […]


Shrimp Stir Fry

by kara on January 3, 2013

Happy New Year!  I don’t know about you all, but I needed a serious dose of healthy eats after all the wine and cheese I consumed over the holiday season.  What the heck was I thinking?  And then we came down with that nasty cold that everyone shared with each other over the holidays.  I was in need of […]

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Mom’s Cabbage Rolls

by kara on November 17, 2011

My mom makes the best cabbage rolls ever.  Seriously.  I’ve had cabbage rolls at ethnic restaurants in the Twin Cities, and they just don’t compare to my Mom’s cabbage rolls.  This recipe takes time (at least an hour prep, then 2 hours in the oven), but it’s worth the effort.  It’s a great meal to make […]