I used to be afraid of baking bread. It felt like this giant activity that required time and planning. And time. Lots and lots of time. Baking bread is for people with time, and time is something I don't have, I would tell myself. Because, really, I don't. There are things … [Read more...] about Chicken Alfredo Calzones
I first made this dish several years ago for a ladies' night I was hosting at my house. Instantly a hit, I knew I'd be adding it to my list of favorite easy meals. Adding (or not adding) the meat at the very end makes it vegetarian friendly. There is a lot of dumping from jars … [Read more...] about Wish I Was There Mediterranean Pasta
When it comes to grilling, some things are obvious. Burgers, hot dogs, steaks, chicken. But others are less obvious. Pizza, pineapple, asparagus, crab. Crab? Yes, crab. Why not crab? That's what I thought to myself a few years ago when we found ourselves with two pounds of … [Read more...] about Crab on the Grill: Keep Your Kitchen Cool
My employer was generous enough to give me Friday off in addition to Monday for Memorial Day this year, so I've decided to pass the generosity on with a recipe guaranteed to elevate your backyard BBQ to "best ever" status. Today we're doing a Twin Cities original - the Juicy … [Read more...] about The Juicy Lucy – A Memorial Day Gift
A Philly cheesesteak isn't something to mess with, so we didn't. Instead, we created our own variety of steak sandwich, topped off with a mound of fresh grilled vegetables and a simple chipotle mayo for a bit of kick. It is the combination we keep coming back to. The … [Read more...] about Leftovers Redone: Steak and Cheese, Please!