“Fat Elvis” Cupcakes!

This past weekend, I had to bring something to an author’s picnic that Minnesota Historical Society Press – the publisher of Sweet Corn Spectacular was putting on. Being kind of ...

Paneer Burgers… or “Indian Cheeseburgers”

A while back, one of my prison buddies MasterChef friends – Duckie – posted a photo of her dinner on Facebook. While that in itself isn’t anything special – my ...

How to Make Compound Butters – Easy & Versatile!

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking/working on my upcoming corn cookbook. It still feels weird to be on contract with a publisher (or, as I call it.. “Minnesota ...


Craft – How to Sew a Cute Toiletry / Makeup Bag Travel Set

Back in the beginning of May, I posted a very long, very ...

Porter House Guacamole

With the long weekend coming up, I think it’s about time to ...

Rum Runners – Cocktail Recipe

I’ve been meaning to post today’s recipe for a long time … ...

Apple Chicken Burgers with Basil and Gouda

The other day, we were having breakfast at a local restaurant, when ...
Carved Watermelon Fruit Bowl

How to Carve a Watermelon Fruit Bowl – Caladium Style!

About a week ago, we celebrated the one year anniversary of our ...

Confetti Bars! (Butterscotch, Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Bars)

Short and sweet post today… .. so I’ve been dealing with a ...

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Hoppy IPA BBQ (“Hop-BQ”) Sauce Recipe

This past weekend, we finally got around to harvesting our hops. They’d grown *insane* this year, and it was a task that had been easy to procrastinate on. One look at the abundance of hops, twisted vines, and leaves everywhere… it’s hard NOT to say “eh… LATER!”. Luckily, one of our hop-head friends was willing […]

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Gluten-Free Chewy Chocolate Salted Caramel Cookies Recipe

Only one month to go until the official release date of my latest cookbook, Beyond Flour: A Fresh Approach to Gluten-Free Cooking & Baking! The books for pre orders and my Kickstarter backers have been ordered from the printer, the files are being converted to an e-book, and I just noticed this morning that Amazon […]

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Pickle Recipe Roundup

This weekend really marked the start of MY SEASON. I have basically been locked up in the house all summer (super susceptible to heat stroke, not fun!), and now, with the cooler temperatures… freedom! The change in season was also very apparent at the farmer’s market. We’d gone to purchase some cider for a concentrated […]

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Marie’s Pasta Salad Recipe

So I have a weird confession to make: Although I’m not a picky eater by ANY means, I’ve always hated pasta salad. Early on, the pasta salads I’d been exposed to were gross – way too sweet, or salty, or the pasta was too firm, or the sauce was too bland. Up until very recently, […]

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Fish Fingers & Custard Recipe (Gluten Free)

This recipe has been a long time coming. I’d been meaning to develop a proper fish fingers / custard recipe ever since Matt Smith’s first appearance on Doctor Who. Sure, it sounded weird… but I could make it work! Procrastination (and apathy for the 11th Doctor… Sorry!) got in the way, and I shelved the […]

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