Last-Minute Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites

These tiny buffalo chicken dip bites have just the right amount cream cheese, blue cheese, chicken and hot sauce all in a little phyllo pocket and ready to pop in your mouth, fuss free, on Super Bowl Sunday. My mind has felt a bit cluttered lately. I suppose it is because there are plenty of […]

Orange Cranberry Walnut and Lemon Chanterelle Parsley Compound Butter


Spice up your bread offering this holiday season with orange cranberry walnut butter and a little lemon chanterelle parsley butter to spread. Nearly every holiday consists of the Olmanson family driving around the state of Minnesota to attend not one, not two but three family functions, each different in their food offerings, and each with […]

Sweet and Sticky Barbecue Chicken Wings


These barbecue chicken wings are the perfect burger or brat accompaniment served with a side of Bush’s Vegetarian Baked Beans for your tailgate, kissed with homemade barbecue sauce and caramelized on the grill. Tailgating is a true American pastime. Whether it’s before a baseball game in the summertime, football in the fall or even hockey […]

Creamy Grilled Artichoke Dip and Green Valley Organics


This dip features grilled artichokes, spring onions and creamy sour cream and cream cheese for a side dish to pair with all your favorite summer meals. This creamy grilled artichoke dip will soon be a summer favorite. We made ours with Green Valley Organics Lactose-Free Sour Cream, and we’re giving some away along with their […]

Homemade Potato Chips and Avocado Ranch Dip for an Earth Day Virtual Picnic for the Planet

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It’s Earth Day! Come celebrate with a Virtual Picnic in honor of the Picnic for the Planet the Nature Conservancy are hosting around the globe today. We’re bringing crisp baked potato chips and avocado ranch dip with us. Won’t you join us? Warming weather to this family means plenty of outdoor eating, sitting in the […]

White Pizza with Shrimp on Naan


A white pizza sauce made with garlic and oil graces leftover naan and is topped off with green onions, black olives and shrimp for a quick and easy pizza night or a stunning appetizer tray. Sometimes life has a way of sneaking up on you. It’s the random phone calls, doctor appointments that take longer […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Rolls with Ole on Our Wedding Night


Wondering what to do with leftover corned beef and cabbage from St. Patrick’s Day or any other day? Rather than the usual Reuben sandwich, try a corned beef and cabbage egg roll and a side of Russian or thousand island dressing to dip it in. In the case of my relationship with Ole, we haven’t […]