• What’s Happening. . . Fridays . . October 24, 2014 Devils Lake State Park
    Fall is here and alive in Wisconsin. The foliage is beautiful, colorful and breathtaking. Last weekend, we went to Devil’s Lake State Park here in Wisconsin and this is what you see as you are driving into the camp grounds. Absolutely beautiful.
    We went for a family hike and played in …
  • Jjamppong: Spicy Seafood Noodle Soup October 22, 2014 Jjamppong Spicy Seafood Noodle Soup_main2
    I didn’t always like spicy food. As a kid, it took me a while before I could tolerate spicy. And now, I can’t get enough heat! If you’ve tasted jjamppong (spicy seafood noodle soup) before, you know what a glorious day today is ..  Why, you ask? Because I’m sharing …
  • Asian Quinoa with Bok Choy October 20, 2014 Asian Quinoa_0218
    As a foodie and food blogger, it’s pretty much understood that good tasting food gets me excited. Like so excited I immediately start thinking of how to re-create it at home or I’m constantly thinking of new things inspired by what I just ate and how I can put my own …
  • Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup October 20, 2014 Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup_main2
    As we are getting ready to move into colder weather here in the Midwest and the “frozen tundra” of a winter we’re going to have. .  (my friend said this). .  I have to think back and remind myself the reasons why we decided to move here to Wisconsin. It …
  • The Ultimate Limburger and Bratwurst Sandwich October 17, 2014 The Ultimate Limburger and Bratwurst Sandwich
    Have you ever met someone who’s a little different. .  a little unique . .  maybe not someone the world would consider normal or socially acceptable, but you are strangely attracted and drawn to them anyway?
    This is Limburger, my friends.

    Yes, the cheese. I’m talking about cheese. If you’ve never heard …

  • Beef Chow Fun!! October 15, 2014 Beef Chow Fun_main
    November 1st will mark the end of our first year here in Wisconsin. It’s only been a year but feels like a lot longer. Moving to the midwest right before our crazy long winter last year got me and kept me in the kitchen cooking. .  just to keep busy.
    We …
  • Getting Organized with OXO #POPtober + A Huge Giveaway! October 12, 2014 POPtober OXO POP Containers
    I don’t know what it is about fall, but I’ve been on a cleaning and organizing kick. Maybe it’s because school is back in session and we (I) have to be more organized and put together with meals and week night dinners.
    I actually have two sets of pantry cabinets .  …
  • Spicy Korean Penne Pasta October 9, 2014 Spicy Korean Penne Pasta
    As much as I love a big bowl of chili or some warm, comforting soup. .  nothing is more comforting to me than Korean food. This pasta dish was created after watching something on The Food Network, probably one of Giada’s shows where she was making a simple Italian spicy …
  • No Bake Mighty Maple Energy Bites October 8, 2014 No Bake Mighty Maple Energy Bites
    Do you guys have healthy routines that you follow? or tips on how you stay fit? Being a food blogger is tough because I am constantly surrounded by delicious food. My thing: I am a grazing queen. I snack throughout the day and munch here and there on little things. …
  • Spicy Cheesy Bratwurst Dip with Pickles + A Giveaway! October 6, 2014 Spicy Cheesy Bratwurst Dip with Pickles_main
    I can’t believe it’s already October! Where on earth did September go? Well, I don’t know about you guys but our weekends are spent mostly running around, going on family outings, doing yard work and just bumming around the house. When there’s a game going on, the television is most …
  • Baked Veggie Taquitos October 3, 2014 Veggie Taquitos with Black Beans and Butternut Squash_main
    Do you remember your sacked lunch as a kid? and I say sacked lunch because I rocked the brown paper bag. I seriously don’t remember the super cool lunch container boxes we have now, or the Disney or “whatever character your kid fancies at the moment” lunch box. I don’t …
  • Baked Ham and Cheese Tart September 30, 2014 Baked Ham and Cheese Tart
    This didn’t start with me.
    Every Sunday was the same growing up in my house. Both mom and dad were in the kitchen cooking, sometimes good ole eggs and bacon, sometimes kimchi fried rice.
    It didn’t matter. We just loved waking up to the smell of something delicious coming out of the …
  • Zucchini Ricotta Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter Sauce September 25, 2014 Zucchini Ricotta Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter Sauce
    One of the great, truly rewarding things about blogging is connecting with other people. The readers, fellow bloggers, foodies, other home cooks. It’s wonderful to connect with people who share the same passion: cooking and food.
    Today, I’m guest posting over at Laura’s Mess. Laura is my friend over in Perth, …
  • Quick and Easy Soba Noodle Salad Bowl September 24, 2014 Quick and Easy Soba Noodle Salad Bowl
    It’s funny. .  whenever I think I have control of everything and am in some kind of groove, I feel like it all kinda comes crashing down. OK, I’m just being dramatic. I’ve been reminded recently that things are never fully in our control and we have to just let …
  • White Bean and Chicken Chili Soup September 22, 2014 White Bean Chicken Chili Soup_main
    The official first day of autumn is tomorrow. Not that I needed an official day to get into my fall mindset and whip up one of our favorite chili soups. Now, initially, this soup happened by accident. .  or maybe I should call it experimenting. .  My kids love white …
  • Mexican Biscuit Casserole September 18, 2014 Mexican Biscuit Casserole
    I’d like to think that my kids are pretty adventurous eaters. Well, sometimes. .  and when bribed with ice cream, we can usually get them to try something new. I might try this tactic every now and then and especially when I’ve slaved away at something fabulous and I want …
  • Three Cheese Chicken Broccoli and Orzo Casserole September 15, 2014 Three Cheese Broccoli and Orzo Casserole_main
    Last week I was participating in the Love Your Kitchen Challenge with The Kitchn and Every Day with Rachael Ray (check this out, it’s going on all month and you can win $2,500 for a kitchen upgrade!) and I got to clean out my pantry. This was a very big job because …
  • Slow Cooker Spicy Asian Beef Short Ribs September 12, 2014 Slow Cooker Spicy Asian Beef Short Ribs
    It seems totally fitting that I whipped out my slow cooker this week. It’s getting cooler here in Wisconsin ..  yesterday was a brisk 46/47 degrees and today it’s 55 degrees! Fall is a comin’ and I love it!

    I absolutely love the smell when you walk into your kitchen if …

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