Cindy Pawlcyn’s Green Grape and Almond Gazpacho

As anyone who takes a great deal of pleasure from cooking can tell you, your palate is equal parts nature and nurture. You learn to cook by following the lead of others, whether that be by the apron strings or by the book (or nowadays, the internet) and then over time break away to create your…

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Mexican

Mexican Hot Chocolate Waffle Iron Sandwich

My son shoved a wad of gum in his eye the other day. We were about halfway into our road trip from Grand Forks when I noticed my normally rambunctious but all the sudden curiously quiet child making pulling motions from the top section of his face. I turned around to see his eye sealed…

Almond White Horchata

Easy Almond-White Chocolate Horchata

You know when you are standing over a sink of hot water doing dishes and you’ve got sweat rolling down your neck because you refuse to turn on the air conditioning even though the thermostat says it’s 82°F in your house but you reason that that is not that hot considering most of the year…

Meals for July

30-Minute Meals for July {aka Link Love}

How was your 4th of July weekend? Maybe you’re still on it? We are. But even as I sit here on the dock soaking up the sun I’m dutifully going to fill up your inbox with loads of fresh, new ideas for easy dinners you can make this month from this here blog as well…

Jerk Hummus

Jerk Hummus + Sesame Pita Chips

By now I’m assuming your 4th of July plans are firmly in place but I hope you’ve left a little leeway in the menu as I have something you are going to want to add. We will be heading up to the lake to watch fireworks explode over our heads from the seats in our…

Jicama Pops with Chile

Jicama Pops

Today we are celebrating my dear friend Catherine with a surprise virtual baby shower!!!! In honor of her third beautiful baby a bunch of us food bloggers are getting together to throw a party full of naturally vibrant, colorful food. Catherine works tirelessly on her blog Weelicious to make family-friendly food that is bursting with flavor—not…

Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Grilled Cotija-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon

It’s summer and you know what that means: grilling season is awwn! But just because the food is cooked over an open flame doesn’t mean it has to be something a caveman would recognize. Let’s take a break from the gargantuan steaks for a minute and make something a little fancier, something, I don’t know……