I love to come up with new ideas for foods I know my kids will like. I made biscuits and gravy last week and had a lot of gravy left so I decided to try to make a breakfast pizza with the leftovers. I also needed to feed and bake with my sourdough starter so … Continue reading Sourdough Breakfast Pizza
When I started out to make strawberry rhubarb pie today with the first harvested rhubarb of the season I was not sure what the end result would look like. I have made many different kinds of pie over the years, and I have made strawberry rhubarb pie many times. I usually use the same recipe … Continue reading “Dutch” Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
I found this quiche recipe that was served at my cousins wedding shower many years ago while sorting through my Grandma’s recipe box. Just about any tame or wild veggie, such as ramps, fiddlehead ferns or nettles could be substituted or added to the asparagus. It is written in my grandmother’s hand. Enjoy!
My daughter is a junior this year at Grantsburg High School, and she is in Biology 2. This class is always held in the second half of the school year so the students are able to identify birds in breeding plumage as part of their coursework. I have been a birder since I was in … Continue reading Birding Burnett County
One of my fondest memories of my Grandma Gerrie (my mother’s mother) was when she taught me how to make homemade egg noodles to use in chicken noodle soup. My grandma was raised during the Great Depression and was exceedingly thrifty AND a great cook. What I remember the most is helping her string the … Continue reading Homemade Egg Noodles
I love soup. I always say that one does not make a soup, one builds it. Chicken Noodle Soup is a basic and easy soup to build. Of course the best way to make chicken soup of any kind is to start with a whole chicken or the carcass (bones and some of the meat) … Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup
An omelette is a great medium to try out different flavor profiles. Just about any savory sandwich or main dish can be turned into an omelette. Think BLT omlette using spinach instead of lettuce, Gyro omelette with gyro meat, feta cheese, tomatoes and tzatziki sauce (one of my favorite late night after-bar breakfasts in Superior … Continue reading Reuben Omelette