hawaiian luau hot dogs + spicy pineapple pickle relish

luaudog

Every once in awhile you have to indulge in a good, old fashioned hot dog! I know they’re not healthy. Everybody knows that. It doesn’t mean you can’t have one or two a year 😉 When I do have one, I make sure it’s the best quality I can find. Skin on hotdogs, such as…

mango cayenne ice cream + pink himalayan sea salt

mangoicecream

Feelin’ hot hot HOT. It’s a steamy and sunny 85 degrees in Red Wing today. Gracie and I walked up to get our iced tropical green tea at Caribou and now we’re back at home, enjoying the air conditioning and contemplating a possible beach excursion this evening. Here’s a lovely, cooling dessert with a kick!…

{just like chipotle’s} chicken fajita burrito bowl

burritobowl

We visit Chipotle on a regular basis. The Chicken Fajita Burrito Bowl is a favorite among our clan. When Grace and I were there a couple weeks ago I realized just how easy it would be to recreate this dish at home. Seriously easy. The following ingredients are approximate and totally vary depending on how…

bergdorf goodman’s gotham salad

bergdorfsalad

This recipe is inspired by the original Bergdorf Goodman’s Gotham Salad that’s served at BG’s restaurant, a fantastic lunch spot in New York with views of Central Park. This salad is a long time favorite of all who’ve enjoyed it. I love making it in my own home for dinner guests. I mix mine all…

french bread pizza

frenchbreadza

Hi, Lovelies! I know you’re all feverishly preparing picnic favorites for your 4th of July celebrations, but you still have to eat, right? I decided to do a quickie blog post and share one of my favorite “non” recipe-recipes with you. This is meant to be easy, filling and delicious, not gourmet. Use your favorite…