5 {New} Jazzy Ingredients For Your Kitchen!

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I’m back w/a few other kitchen favorites!  I’m all about trying new flavors, doing new things, and not getting too comfortable with -anything!  Including food.  I keep these 5 ingredients in my kitchen most of the time, and think it’s worth a try if you haven’t.  Sometimes, when they’re sitting there starring at you, you’re more likely to make use of them. I might not cook w/these guys every day, but they’re common enough ingredients to keep around

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Easy, Delicious & Different – Wild Rice Soup Recipe

Did you know? Wild Rice is very difficult to grow commercially because it’s best harvested with canoes or non motorized boats as the grass is super fragile – which is why it comes from it’s native land Minnesota & neighboring areas, including Canada. ( v i a ) I worked in the deli department of a […]

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Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin City Limits Music Festival weekend 1 is officially behind us… The weather couldn’t have been any better which made for a less exhausting festival.  In previous years it was HOT and by the time any of the headlining performers started I was ready to shower & sleep, so I happily welcomed the fresh weather. […]

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3 Easy, Delicious, Healthy Salad Combinations

I eat salad every day. The interesting part is, I never order salad at a restaurant. I love making them at home.  Mixing all my favorite foods in one dish is one of the best creations of all time, and I’ve mastered some favorites. I go hard on these 3 salad combo’s but feel free […]

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Staple Minnesotan Supper: Tator Tot & Green Bean Hot Dish

Staying in the Minnesota spirit as long as possible, I come today w/a recipe to share. The holy grail of all a mid-western’s dinner menu: Hot Dish. We don’t call meals in a pan casserole, we call them Hot Dish.  And boy do we love them.  If I wasn’t consistently concerned about my health I […]

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3 Easy, Healthy & Delicious Dip Recipes

My favorite part of any meal – the dips! No meal is complete without an extra kick, that bonus flavor.  Growing up, 7 layer dip w/chips ALL DAY.  Sour cream. Salsa.  Ranch.  Garlic Butter. Cheese. Marinara. Buffalo Sauce.   Shit, really anything dip-able. Well these days I’m a little more aware of what I’m eating, still […]

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I Finally Bought Cravings, By Chrissy Teigen & This Is What I Think

Slayyyyy bae slay! The cookbook of all cookbooks.  I’ve had my eye on Chrissy Teigen’s cookbook Cravings for a long time & finally bought it earlier this month. Guys, it’s the shit.  This review is going to the results, real quick.   I READ the entire book before cooking anything in it.  Are Chrissy & John […]

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Breakfast Taco’s Are A Thing

Breakfast Taco’s are a staple breakfast menu item for Texan’s.   My first time visiting Texas I drove by a huge sign that read “BREAKFAST TACO’S”.  I thought it sounded rather disgusting.  Lunch food for breakfast?  That particular restaurant actin a little cray cray. Later to find “Breakfast Taco’s” were everywhere, and very norm & […]

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MBM’s Basic Burger Realness

Basic Burgers Sticking with BBQ & summery themes –> today I’m sharing my SUPER complex burger recipe. (I kid I kid)   Basically… This is the most basic recipe of all time. I’m sharing the Basic Burger recipe because I see people F-up their burger meat all the time & it drives me cray cray.   I […]

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Texas BBQ Series: Part III. La Barbecue & Franklin Barbecue

This week we’re taking on Barbecue LINES. Austin has a couple select barbecue options that boost about their long lines, and this week I tackled them.   If I’m going to do a Texas BBQ Series, it’s my duty to bring you to the ultimate BBQ on the list – Franklin Barbecue.  And probably a competitive […]

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