Northfield, MN, US
Lover and enthusiast of food from Minnesota, orginally from Indiana. I am a blogger and you can also reach me at thedabble.com. I would love to chat so send me a message.
Tiny, rich treats from Food & wine, adjusted by me: caramel-pecan bars
Chorizo, Mozzarella and Parmesan in a Pizza Casserole
Bacon, Gruyere and Cheddar Mac N’ Cheese
The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe I've ever had.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
3 filling, healthy, economical dishes from one dish: Bacon Lentils
Light and easy- Chicken and Cabbage Soup
A hot treat to add to many dishes- pickled habaneros and jalapenos.
An easy side bursting with flavor: Butternut Squash with Herbs, Pecans and Blue Cheese
The best pumpkin pie I've ever had with streusel.
A classic soup from Food & Wine: White Bean Soup with Bacon, Thyme and Rosemary
Super-easy and delicious as an appetizer or meal: baked camembert
Great for leftover turkey- classic tuna or turkey salad sandwich or one with a few twists
A new favorite coffee cake: Chai-Apple Coffee Cake
A delicious and nutritious meal: Braised Chicken with Fennel and Apple
One of my favorite Sunday breakfasts: Biscuits with Sausage Gravy
Pierogi- Polish Potato Dumplings
If you're craving turkey and sweet potatoes but want to keep the calories down, this is for you: Smoky Sweet Potato Turkey Soup.
An easy peasy salsa- Orange/Pineapple Salsa
Bacon, potatoes, and cheese in my new version of shepherd's pie: Smoky-Cayenne Shepherd’s Pie
A wonderful meal for breakfast, brunch, or dinner- Eggs in Tomato Sauce Over Crusty Bread with Cheese
A fast favorite- penne with a brown butter and spinach pesto sauce.
I've had an abundance of cauliflower from the farmer’s market and used it to make this soup, inspired by Alice Waters' The Art of Simple Food.
Makes 8 cups Ingredients: 64 oz. apple cider (or juice) 12 whole allspice berries 6 cinnamon sticks 8 cardamom pods 6 whole cloves dash of nutmeg-optional small amount of brown sugar-optional 6...
Is it crazy to exchange houses/apartments with someone for a week or two (or more)? Most likely this person will be one step up from a stranger in an interesting city or town with lots of tasty food...
Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1/3 cup roasted, salted pumpkin seeds (I didn’t have any.)-optional 3 tbsp canola oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic 1 1/2 jalapenos, seeded and chopped or...
“Shout out” to our friends for having us over Saturday. We had a lovely time and a great weekend, thanks again for the pickled habanero that was pretty damn hot…and I only had a...
The heat is on (oh-wo-ho, oh-wo-ho)…what a horrible song. Anyway, the heat is on but I don’t feel it in here. I don’t know why. Right now, at 9AM in southern Minnesota, it is 48...
Spicy Cauliflower Soup Serves 8-10 Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil ½ red onion, minced ½ cup carrot, peeled and chopped 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp coriander 1 tsp chili powder ½ tsp...
Chocolate Bundt Cake with Brown Sugar and Walnut Layer Serves 8 1 ¼ cups all purpose four ½ cup cocoa ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp butter, melted 2...
Welcome to the end of September! I didn’t mean for that to sound so dismal but even I couldn’t help but droop my shoulders when I went over that statement, even with the happy...
I’m back from Spain. I met the most wonderful, blasé cooks, dined on out of this world cuisine and saw the most amazing sights. Just kidding, you know I would love to go but canrsquot...