Raspberry Velvet Torte

I’m thinking about raspberries these days, because it is time for the Minnesota summer crop […]

FAST and easy individual pizzas

Here’s a quick tip for those last-minute dinner panics. We were experimenting last week with […]

Strawberry Shortcake

I can’t believe we’ve never done a post on Strawberry Shortcake! So here it is, […]

Big canning day: peaches, jam, bruschetta

I found a wholesale source in the Twin Cities for produce–a friend of a friend […]

Death by Chocolate

I find that there are many occasions during the summer when we gather with friends […]

Summer Sangria de Naranja

Here’s another treat from Mom’s Little Blue Book–I recommend a pretty pitcher and some scheduled […]

Simply Delicious Salad

It’s another Little Blue Book recipe, and sounds perfectly easy and at the same time […]

Lime Chicken Breasts

Here is another recipe from my mother-in-law’s Little Blue Book–I think the lime flavor makes […]

Simple broiled asparagus with olive oil and sea salt

While we were at my in-laws’ cottage, one night we had fresh asparagus that was […]

Chicken Mornay

As promised, here is one of my favorites from my mother-in-law’s Little Blue Book.  Chicken […]

Grasshopper Pie

It’s me–Laura–back from 2 weeks at the family cottage, with a bunch of tried and […]