Month: February 2015

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

The other weekend I spent Saturday with my mom visiting cute shops, odd art galleries, and one fantastic olive oil store.  We went to The Smiling Olive and were admittedly overwhelmed when we first walked in.  There are approximately 20-25 different flavors of infused olive […]

Chicken with Creamy Herb Sauce

Chicken with Creamy Herb Sauce

I started hosting dinner parties for my friends when I was in high school.  I immediately fell in love with the process: creating a menu, writing my shopping list, prepping the ingredients, making the meal, and enjoying it with the important people in my life. […]

Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Do you ever have a day that is surprisingly productive? Yesterday was that type of day for me.  I woke up early (for a Saturday), and completed a lot of chores that I’d been putting off far too long.  I had my laundry and cleaning […]

Ham and Cheese Scones

Ham and Cheese Scones

How can it already be February? Time really does fly, and I often find myself wishing away days – I wish it was Friday,  I wish it was spring, I wish it was time for vacation (if only!).  While we have been lucky in Minnesota […]