Category Archives: Minnesota

A change in scenery

A few days ago, we focused our Sunday Photos on travel and getting away.Recently we went to Erie, PA for a family reunion. After seeing brown, crispy landscapes in our area, the lush green was almost too much for the … Continue reading

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SSFC: using things up and keeping it simple

I feel like I am repeating myself a lot lately. For the Southern SOLE Food Challenge I keep saying “I kept my meal simple” or something similar. The “new” simple is even more simple that the “simple” was a month … Continue reading

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SSFC: Wild Rice thing

My meals are going to be on the easy side for a while. Wait, my meals are mostly on the easy side…. oh well. Like the green linguini I mentioned last week, almost everything I make right now has something … Continue reading

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Photos full of memories

Over the past 7 years, my mom and I have been going through boxes and shelves, sorting and deciding what to do with all the “stuff.” Every time we came up any sort of photo or slide, we labelled the … Continue reading

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SSFC: Cheese curds, etc.

Somehow, I spaced out Monday and my SSFC post. Let’s pretend it is Monday again. I spent that past week in Minnesota and Wisconsin and during that time I ate a tone of local foods. Several meals included my step-dad’s … Continue reading

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I got it from my mom

I know why I save everything. I learned that from my mom. I was visiting her this past summer  and wanted to make up some laundry detergent for them and asked for borax. She went into another room and this … Continue reading

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SSFC: Pizza with mushrooms, zucchini and eggplant

Last weeks wild rice and mushroom stuff peppers where fantastic, but I still had mushrooms from Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farm to use (and love) so I decided to make a quick pizza, focusing on local ingredients I still haven’t made … Continue reading

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