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Tequila Lime Chicken Grain Bowl

Tequila Lime Chicken Grain Bowl

Jul 12 2021

This tequila lime chicken grain bowl is the perfect dish for summer, and so easy to prepare ahead.

Dad’s Salmon Burger

Dad’s Salmon Burger

Jan 24 2021

An homage to my dad who had only a few dishes he made and this salmon burger was one of them. My take is to…

Spring Tacos – with Achiote Chicken, Ramp Pico and Sweet Potato Tortillas

Spring Tacos – with Achiote Chicken, Ramp Pico and Sweet Potato Tortillas

Apr 28 2020

Ramps are one of the first signs of spring in a Wisconsin grocery store or farmers’ market . The bright green leaves, tender bulbs and…

Bobotie – A South African Specialty from the Quarantine Kitchen

Bobotie – A South African Specialty from the Quarantine Kitchen

Apr 10 2020

I have written thousands of pages about my in-real-life travel experiences. But this post marks the first time I am chronicling a virtual travel experience,…

Group tailgating with table spread of food 5 Easy Tailgate Menu Ideas Featuring Local Wisconsin Foods

5 Easy Tailgate Menu Ideas Featuring Local Wisconsin Foods

Oct 24 2017

There’s nothing that says fall in Madison, Wisconsin like a stroll around the Dane County Farmers’ Market and a UW Badgers football game. In fact,…

Rice dish Kombucha: It’s What’s for Dinner

Kombucha: It’s What’s for Dinner

Jan 16 2017

I love kombucha. The tang, the sweetness, the slight effervescence that awakens my tastebuds. Kombucha is tart and crisp and loaded with probiotics. My three (current) favorite…

Creamy Indian cashew chicken Creamy Indian Cashew Chicken

Creamy Indian Cashew Chicken

Dec 29 2016

I love the versatility of cashews. In fact, I first remember having cashew ice cream years ago at a store in Tucson, AZ and marveling…

Turkey shepherd's pie Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Mar 16 2016

Comfort food at it’s finest! I may have missed Pi day, but I’m just in time for St. Paddy’s Day! Shepherd’s pie is one of…

Lemon chicken en papillote Recipe: Lemon chicken en papillote

Recipe: Lemon chicken en papillote

Jul 27 2015

I love getting mail the old fashioned way—in envelopes. And I’m not referring to the bills and advertisements that fill my mailbox daily. I’m talking…

Baked yassa Baked Yassa Chicken with Attieke and Caramelized onions

Baked Yassa Chicken with Attieke and Caramelized onions

Dec 10 2014

A West African inspired dish featuring steamed cassava flour, baked chicken in a mustard marinade, caramelized onions and tomatow/onion garnish. Oh, and hot sauce! Perfect…

Quinoa bowl Quinoa – Grilled Chicken Salad with Roasted Vegetables and Feta

Quinoa – Grilled Chicken Salad with Roasted Vegetables and Feta

Jul 24 2014

(Quinoa haters, you have been warned.) I have had an amazing week! I got our CSA share from Butterbean Community Farm yesterday and proceeded to…

Restaurant patrons dining at booth Best Beef Stew

Best Beef Stew

Jan 16 2014

I make this about once a week in the winter, and it satisfies everyone! Be sure to scroll down for the How-To video! Ingredients:  3…