I Made Kale Chips and They Were OK

This summer I tried my hand at growing kale. I have this wonderful raised garden from A Backyard Farm, that I've been lucky enough to harvest all kinds of wonderful vegetables from each year. Usually the beans take over and the cilantro goes to seed far too early. This year I skipped the beans (though there were several volunteers left over from last year and

I Made Kale Chips and They Were OK2020-08-10T19:55:27-05:00

Super Bowl Recipes – Easy and Awesome

Last year Minnesota hosted the Super Bowl. Minnesota did not make it to the Super Bowl, which is no surprise. The Vikings did not make it this year either. That also is not a surprise. Odds are, your team did not make it to the Super Bowl, but you're probably still going to a Super Bowl party and you're going to need to bring something.

Super Bowl Recipes – Easy and Awesome2019-01-29T21:49:34-06:00

Do Use By Dates Mean Anything?

Around these parts we play fast and loose with "use by" dates and expiration dates. I've got a roast in the freezer from 2003. It was my fathers and when he died in 2006 there didn't seem to be any reason to throw it away, I just haven't had an opportunity to cook it yet. It's wrapped well and I suspect when I do get

Do Use By Dates Mean Anything?2018-04-17T15:51:40-05:00

Baked Reuben Dip

I've been making this Baked Reuben Dip for ever. I got the original recipe from my ex brother in law some 25 years ago. Originally the recipe called for sliced Buddig roast beef, and it was fine. However, I have found that using roast beef from the deli makes for a much better dip. The original recipe, at least as I learned it, was for

Baked Reuben Dip2018-01-21T17:33:55-06:00

The Best Reuben Balls Recipe

This is the best Rueben Balls recipe you will find, and these are the best balls you will ever put in your mouth.  Not hyperbole. Recently I made Baked Reuben Dip as part of a Vikings Game Day Appetizer series (Go Vikes and Skol!!) and had half a jar of sauerkraut leftover. Because no one eats just sauerkraut I wanted to do something to use

The Best Reuben Balls Recipe2018-01-21T16:49:51-06:00

RAH’MN Review – The Ramen Place on Snelling

This is my RAH'MN review. This is not a sponsored post, all views are mine. All my Twin City peeps, I know you've been seeing these ramen places popping up all over town in the last year. You're probably wondering is it really worth $7 for 25¢ worth of ramen? I'm here to tell you - probably not. RAH'MN Review - The Ramen Place on

RAH’MN Review – The Ramen Place on Snelling2017-05-02T17:06:42-05:00

Instant Pot – Does it All and More!

Have you gotten an Instant Pot yet? Seriously, what are you waiting for? The Instant Pot - does it all and more! I love this thing almost as much as I love my children. It makes life so much easier and Amazon has it on sale again!! Let's back up a bit in case you're like me, and had no idea what an Instant Pot

Instant Pot – Does it All and More!2016-08-15T13:44:07-05:00

Diet Coke Withdrawal

Diet Coke withdrawal is real. If someone tries to tell you that kicking the Diet Coke habit is all about caffeine withdrawal please kick them in the balls. I'm on day 8,394 without a Diet Coke, at least it feels that way. In reality I haven't had a Diet Coke in about a week and it sucks. It really sucks. I replaced the caffeine when

Diet Coke Withdrawal2016-01-12T22:28:27-06:00

Whole30 Success Story!

I'm going to be a Whole30 Success Story -- in about 30 days. If you haven't heard of Whole30 don't feel bad, I just found out about recently and learned it's been a thing since 2009. Basically Whole30 is cutting out all processed foods for 30 days. You can eat meats, fruits and vegetables and that's about it. Which wouldn't be that bad if you

Whole30 Success Story!2015-04-21T18:09:32-05:00

WTF?! Grocery Store Edition

I was floored this morning when I stopped at the grocery store to pick up some Mayo and some bread for the kids' lunches. When the hell did Hellman's (Best Foods for you guys in the west) start selling for $7! Last month I picked up a huge jar on sale at Walgreen's for $2.99. How could food prices go up so high in just

WTF?! Grocery Store Edition2011-03-27T14:49:03-05:00

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