I love a good hummus. I mean I really, really love hummus. What’s not to love? A flavor packed, filling, and healthy snack. The flavor combinations are endless, really. Which I’ll get to eventually (trust me…I have a stockpile of hummus recipes), but for today, I want to share my go-to purist version. The core… Continue reading My Favorite Hummus Recipe
Ah, pasta salad. How I love thee. It’s one of those things that will always be on the menu for a summer meal. And if you’re at a get together where people are just “bringing a dish to share”, chances are high there are about 9 pasta salads to choose from. That, and about 15… Continue reading Greek Orzo Salad with Lemony Dill Yogurt Dressing
CABIN. BOUND. I’ve never heard more glorious words. I have been looking forward to getting “up to the cabin” (a normal thing in MN, where most everyone has – or knows someone who has – a cabin) for longer than I care to mention. For most, this means on average a two hour drive. My… Continue reading Cold Brew Coffee
Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there! This one goes out to mine: the music buff, bow hunting guru, fisherman, expert craftsman, incredible gardener, pie baker, history nerd, and of course, the Grill Master. To sum it up, I guess I could say: The Man. The Myth. The Legend. In a previous post,… Continue reading The Ultimate Grill Burger
This time of year, I try to eat most meals outdoors. Whether it’s brunch on a patio, a quick bite in between chores in the backyard, grilling out on the deck, or ditching the typical weekday routine and walking outside to grab lunch with co-workers, I’ll make every effort to be outside. In Minnesota, the weather… Continue reading Happy International Picnic Day!
Blackberries and dill go hand-in-hand in this perfect summer salad. Pistachios add crunch, while the mustardy vinaigrette packs a salty punch.
What’s simpler than a summer salad that comes together in less than 5 minutes? Vine ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil. Buon Appetito!
Smoky prosciutto, salty salami, and peppery arugula balance perfectly in this picnic ready baguette sandwich! Goat cheese and pickled cherry peppers make sandwich even more addictive.
Who doesn’t love a good peanut butter cookie? Or any nut butter cookie, for that matter? I would venture to guess that there is a very small subset of people that do not like peanut butter cookies. But I could be wrong. I guess. Maybe. If you’re in to, you know, DOUBT. Peanut butter cookies… Continue reading Peanut Butter Tahini Cookies
It’s National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day! Did you know that? Now you do. You’re welcome. Do you like rhubarb? I happen to have an infatuation with it. Rhubarb muffins, rhubarb pie, rhubarb chutney, rhubarb jam, rhubarb cocktails….don’t worry, all these and more rhubarb recipes comin’ at ya soon. Not a rhubarb fan? I can (kind… Continue reading Paleo Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp