Bite Of Minnesota: Maple Roasted Squash With Chard, Olives And FetaI was in one of those "clean out the fridge" modes last week and threw together a couple of recipe ideas to make one big dish. One is a recipe from an Australian food blog and brings together maple syrup, butternut squash and walnuts. The other recipe comes from a dish I ate in my work cafeteria four years ago and combines chard, olives and feta cheese.
Bite Of Minnesota: Garlic Butter CroutonsGarlic butter croutons can be incredibly tasty and, and the recipe is a great use of leftover bread.
Bite Of Minnesota: Instant Pot Corn RisottoThe Instant Pot is electric, sits on the counter and has several programmable settings to cook all in one pot. So far, I've made a few batches of steel cut oats, cooked chickpeas, curried broccoli soup, kalua pork and a super amazing corn risotto.
Bite Of Minnesota: Parmesan Skillet EggsMy grown up winter break would have to include these Parmesan Skillet Eggs from Chrissy Teigen's cookbook, "Cravings."
Bite Of Minnesota: Now Open – Young JoniThe restaurant scene is always evolving. When one restaurant closes (we'll miss you, Saffron), another opens. And lately, the Twin Cities is seeing a lot of openings.
Bite Of Minnesota: Homemade Almond MilkWhen I first started on this food journey, I lived in the suburbs and was writing a vegan and vegetarian food blog. Since I rarely cooked anything with meat in it, I became so much more creative with vegetables, grains, beans and nuts.
Bite Of Minnesota: Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage RollsIn the pursuit of an easy dinner, slow cooker cabbage rolls are one of the meals that can make your life easier.
Bite Of Minnesota: Kick Cancer - Buy JamWith flavors like ginger-pear and blueberry pepper, it wasn't long until Lucille's Kitchen Garden started to get shelf space in local stores and even received national exposure.
Bite Of Minnesota: Fresh Pasta With Basil PestoThere are a few precious weeks in Minnesota when the weather is cool enough to have the windows wide open both day and night.
Bite Of Minnesota: Chinese 5-Spice Chicken With Roasted Figs & OnionsLast year I tried a box from HelloFresh and found an amazing combination of flavors with Chinese 5-Spice rubbed chicken, figs, and pan sauce. I vowed to make it again and it was a success.
Bite Of Minnesota: Roasted Tomato SalsaLooking at the produce offerings lately, I figure it must be peak muscle season for farmers. Bushels upon bushels of tomatoes are on display along with melons of all types and sizes and let's not forget about those giant heads of cabbage.
Bite Of Minnesota: Blueberry CrumbleA month or so ago someone asked me if I eat a lot of fruit. I quickly responded, "no, not really", thinking only of the apple I eat each day at work and completely forgetting about the 20 pounds of strawberries I had picked the weekend prior.