Ambrosia & Nectar

06 Oct '15


Easiest Ever Curry in a Hurry

After my 26 years of experience on this wonderful planet, I have concluded with a fair amount of assuredness exactly two things.

One: adding bacon to pretty much anything will increase the deliciousness factor by n+1 (n being infinity), and two: … Read More

08 Sep '15

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African Peanut Stew

I’ve been on a brief (and by brief, I mean an entire summer-long) blogging hiatus, and I hope you can find it in your hearts to forgive me. It’s just that… gosh, when you live in Minnesota, summer becomes … Read More

14 May '15

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Orange-Cranberry French Toast Bake

My parents and my not-so-baby-sister (she just got engaged last week—what?!) flew out here to Minnesota to visit Mitch and me a couple weeks ago. We took a few trips up to “The Cities,” as they call it here, aka … Read More

08 Apr '15


Peanut Ginger Chicken Quinoa Salad

Lately I’ve adopted a new method of cooking. It’s called see-what’s-in-the-fridge-and-throw-it-all-together-before-it-goes-bad. Have you heard of this method before? It’s a most classical approach to fine dining, I assure you. Heh.

I’m side-tracking here, but let’s get real for a … Read More

01 Apr '15

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How to Make Perfect Easter Rice Krispie Treat Nests

What are your Easter plans this weekend? Let me tell you what they are. You’re going to make these adorable little rice krispie treat nests (for the children, of course). Always for the children. And if two or … Read More