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Chimichangas

Chimichangas

Chimichangas stuffed with shredded pork (beef or chicken) and smothered with enchilada sauce are delicious.  Thank you my friend, Jody, for discovering this delicious dish and sharing it! Let’s get started… Heat olive oil over medium heat.  Saute chopped onions until translucent.  Add minced garlic and cook […]

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SanTan Brewing Company – Chandler, AZ

SanTan Brewing Company – Chandler, AZ

A recent trip to the Phoenix area included a trip to SanTan Brewing Company located in beautiful Chandler, AZ. It was especially fun because these two joined us for a tasting… Mom and Dad See that palm tree outside?  Minnesotans notice these kind of things, especially in […]

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Rosemary Spiced Nuts

Rosemary Spiced Nuts

Friends of ours recently served Rosemary Spiced Nuts at a gathering.  I seriously wanted to take the entire bowl, run to the car, lock the doors and eat every single nut.  Not kidding! We recently spent time with my parents in Arizona and after seeing the beautiful […]

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Thai Chili Roasted Shrimp

Thai Chili Roasted Shrimp

Short on dinner prep time?  Thai Chili Roasted Shrimp to the rescue!  Use them as an appetizer or main dish. Let’s get started. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grab a bottle of low sodium soy sauce and sweet chili sauce. In a small bowl, add 1/4 cup […]

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Fulton – Minneapolis, MN

Fulton – Minneapolis, MN

We stoped by Fulton brewery for a tasting several weeks ago.  Typical of many breweries, they got their start out of garage.  Now, the brewery sits in the back yard of Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins. Location. Location. Location. The tasting room… Love the MPLS […]

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Frozen Lake and 40’s

Frozen Lake and 40’s

Across the lake from our cabin sits a small village of fish houses. There is something peaceful about this view. I am confident those fishermen out on that frozen lake love the cold winter temperatures. In December, a friend attended a concert in Minneapolis.  One of the […]

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Jalapeño Chipotle Cream Cheese Poppers

Jalapeño Chipotle Cream Cheese Poppers

In our house, Jalapeño Poppers rank high on the most requested food items list.  I decided to throw in a little Adobo Sauce this time and must say, that little bit of sauce made them extra good.  The Jalapeño Chipotle Cream Cheese Poppers are spicy, smokey and […]

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Indeed Brewing Company – Minneapolis, MN

Indeed Brewing Company – Minneapolis, MN

In the heart of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District sits Indeed Brewing Company. In August of 2012, they sold their first beer.  Four plus years later, Indeed is distributing to three states, and counting. Our tasting included… Flagship, Day Tripper, a Pale Ale (a hint of grapefruit and […]

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Smoked Pork Butt

Smoked Pork Butt

This past week, I decided to shake things up in the kitchen.  Perhaps it is the craving of sunshine and warm weather that inspired me to pull out my electric smoker.  To the garage I went with a pork butt. Before we get to the pork butt, […]

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Power Smoothie

Power Smoothie

How about a power smoothie to jump start your day?  Smoothies that provide fruit and veggies are great for those on-the-run days. Adjust the amounts to your family’s liking.  This combination, when blended, is an interesting color.  Pour the smoothie into a dark cup with a lid and […]

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