October 13, 2018

Lemon, Thyme, & Garlic Whole Roasted Chicken

I know, I know… I ranted and raved about soup season in my last blog, BUT! Another one of my favorite things to cook during the fall are whole roasts… it could be chicken, pork, beef, turkey, even venison that the hubby harvested himself! You name it, it’s fair game for roasting in my cast […]

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September 20, 2018

Garden Harvest Galette

A galette you say…. what the heck is that?!? I know, I know, I said the same thing when I was first learning about them; but, once I mastered the technique, I realized that the possibilities were endless when creating these beauties. While cooking for a client over the summer, I dabbled in a non-gluten […]

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September 19, 2018

Back to the Kitchen!

Now that the wedding is officially over with and we’re basking in the pictures (don’t worry, there’s some at the bottom of this post) and memories, it’s time for me to get back into the kitchen and start whipping up some fresh, local, seasonal dishes! More importantly, it’s time for me to get back writing […]

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June 21, 2018

Martha & Marley Spoon

When you think ‘Martha Stewart’ you don’t think ‘meal delivery service.’ But, you sure as heck should… and here’s why! I had the privileged of trying out Martha and Marley Spoon. For those of you who have not heard of it before, it is a new meal delivery service from Martha Stewart. But, it isn’t […]

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April 4, 2018

The Minneapolis Food Map – Part One Day One

Food has a way of bringing people together. People with different backgrounds, different skin colors, people with different beliefs. We are able to put all of these differences aside when gathered around a table for a meal. We are able to collectively agree and appreciate the experience at hand. It truly is fascinating… inspiring actually. […]

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January 17, 2018

The Winter Blues

Does anyone else have a serious case of the winter blues? I just can’t seem to shake this year’s winter blues fever! I’m pretty sure my poor Tater Dog has a caught my winter fever, too. With that being said, I find myself doing more of somethings and less of others. For example, I don’t […]

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January 7, 2018

Pineapple Nectarine Salsa with Lime and Cilantro essential oils

Hello everyone! I’m Dustin. I’m a wellness advocate, digital marketer, and creator of awesome websites – including this one! Jessie and I have been friends for a few years now and I asked her if I could be a guest poster on her blog. Being the awesome person she is, she was happy to oblige. […]

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December 30, 2017

Instant Pot Whole Honey Lemon Pepper Chicken

Hey guys, guess what! I cooked an entire chicken in just 20 minutes. How, you ask?! The answer is really quite simple… the Instant Pot. I know, I know, these things are probably blowing up your news threads and Instagram feeds, and you may have even had one wrapped up underneath the tree this holiday […]

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December 26, 2017

“Hot Jambalaya”

Since we moved to Iowa a year and a half ago, the holidays have been quiet, but a very welcoming quietness if I do say so myself! We both have crazy work schedules and sometimes it is even hard to sit down and eat together during the week, and even on the weekends for that […]

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December 21, 2017

Loaded Mashed Potato Soup

Nothing soothes the winter blues better than a nice hot bowl of homemade soup. Heck, I do not even care what kind of soup it is… broth based, cream based, filled with my favorite meats or just piled high with lots of veggies, I do not care! As long as it is in my favorite […]

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