Avocado Feta Dip

I have determined the essential question to ask on a first date, and it is not “Where did you grow up?” or “What’s your favorite movie?” Let’s bypass the mundane chitchat for the one...

Raspberry Jam Corn Muffins

Signs of a successful camping trip: 1) Your cooler returned home emptier than when you departed; 2) You remembered the tent poles; 3) Your fresh mosquito bites can be counted on your fingers, without...

Grilled Halloumi Cheese with Fresh Cherry Salsa

Bust out the charcoal, the tongs, and your sweet outdoor apron, because today we’re gettin’ our grill on, Wisconsin style. It’s Fourth of July week, and as a nation of free-thinkers, adventure-seekers, and big-idea...

Strawberry Broccoli Salad

Potlucks are totally the high school cafeteria of food. Think about it. You have a sundry collection of individuals (the potato salad; the BBQ pork; the weird fluffy green marshmallow stuff) forced into a...

How to Switch from Google Reader to Bloglovin’

Please don’t break up with me. I’ll be driven to eat an entire batch of Triple Threat Brownie Cookies (in bed), down three Chipotle Grapefruit Margaritas (also in bed), watch excessive amounts of Sex...

Strawberry Super Pie

Let’s take a day to celebrate our favorite super heroes. Ben’s is Superman. Mine is a pie. Strawberry Super Pie to be specific. I shared this recipe a year ago, but the single photo...

Three Pea Ginger Tofu Stir Fry

Today, think of me as one of those dueling piano guys, minus the musical ability. At the end of this analogy, we’ll eat Three Pea Ginger Tofu Stir Fry. First, replace the piano with a...

Baked Buttermilk and Double Chocolate Doughnuts

Happy National Doughnut Day! Doughnuts are a celebration situation and merit a little (a lot of) fanfare. Have a Baked Buttermilk and Double Chocolate Doughnut, and let’s boogie. My steady, double-decade relationship with doughnuts...