the mama mia burger


Okay, you have to prepare yourself for this one. It’s truly magnificent and reminiscent of what my Italian grandma, Darling, calls a “Hot Dago Sandwich.” If you like meatballs, and you LOVE Italian, you’re going to go bonkers over this burger. serves 3 to 4 people 1 loaf crusty Italian bread, cut into thick slices…

scenes from the past couple weeks


::: Maiden Rock Apple Orchard, Winery & Cidery ::: Maiden Rock Cidery’s Honeycrisp Hard Cider Ellsworth’s ranch cheese curds ::: a day in Uptown Minneapolis ::: lunch at Pizza Luce… greek salad veggie slice with bianca sauce a little spice shopping at Penzey’s clothes shopping at Urban Outfitters knitted cozies for sign posts! a glass…

the sloppy jane {sloppy joe’s skinny sister}


These sloppy sandwiches are healthy and every bit as delicious as traditional Sloppy Joes. I used lean ground turkey in place of ground beef and everyone loved them. This is an awesome recipe to make on a busy night when you don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. serves 4 to…

peach basil frozen yogurt


We’re nearing the end of that time of summer when we can enjoy all of the glorious summer fruits that the season has to offer. Peaches are one of my all time favorites. I love basil and peach together. If you use really ripe, fresh, sweet peaches for this frozen yogurt recipe you’ll hardly need…