Chinese Pot Sticker & Cabbage Salad

Chinese Pot Sticker & Cabbage Salad

We have survived the heat wave in the Twin Cities! Which is no small feat when it reaches 95-plus degrees Fahrenheit! I never complain about the weather, especially summer weather, because warm and humid days like the ones we had last week remind me of summers in Buenos Aires, and so weather like this is [...]

Thai Tea Ice Cream

Thai Tea Ice Cream

Happy August! How are you all? The past month of July struck Minnesota with a steamy heat wave that set all kinds of new records, sometimes with as many as seven consecutive days with a temperature of 90° or more, and that has prompted my kitchen to be strangely dormant. This weather is so unusual [...]

Carolina’s Southern-Style Fried Chicken

Carolina’s Southern-Style Fried Chicken

This year with the pandemic, Dan and I decided we would make the most of summer and dining-out experiences by literally taking our meals outside. I was immediately reminded of the Pflaumer Picnic Tradition and decided to buy a picnic basket and have it readily at hand to enjoy a meal on the spur of [...]