Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn

What makes this easy creamed corn recipe special is how the roux and a little cream highlight the deep corn flavors in the dish and give it an almost luxurious texture.

Classic Smoked Salmon Dip

Classic Smoked Salmon Dip

With its rich flavors and creamy texture, this smoked salmon dip recipe hits all the right notes in this classic appetizer.

Sweet Potato Puree Recipe Featured

Ancho Chili Sweet Potato Puree

Ancho chilies, sweet potatoes, and honey come together to create a sweet potato puree with rich, complex Southwestern flavors. This sweet potato puree recipe is an excellent choice when you’re looking for a side dish with interesting flavors and textures.

Fall Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

Apple crisp has long been one of my family’s traditional fall desserts. This Apple Crisp recipe is a delicious way to use fresh apples in the fall.

Apples all ready to go

The Fall of Apple Crisp

When I think about homemade apple crisp, I can still see the pan on the counter, feel my fork breaking through the crunchy crisp, and taste the apples.

Cookbooks

Why Minnesotans Should be Ticked Off that the New York Times is Trying to Pin Grape Salad on Us

There are a lot of good reasons why so many Minnesotans are ticked off that the New York Times is trying to pin one of the worst salad recipes ever made on Minnesota.

Roasted Butternut Squash With Pecans

Roasted Butternut Squash with Pecans

This roasted butternut squash recipe has great flavor, a nice crunch from the pecans, and interesting color from the Craisins.

Classic old fashioned cocktail

Classic Old Fashioned

Since its earliest days as the original cocktail, the Old Fashioned has undergone an evolution with thousands of variations. This classic Old Fashioned recipe uses bourbon, strips out the mid-century addition of soda while keeping the orange slice and cherry that…

A Bite And A Shot

Bourbon Apple Bread Pudding

When you’re looking for a delicious bread pudding recipe to serve with something roasted or barbecued, try making Bourbon Apple Bread Pudding.

Manhattan cocktail

Manhattan

Our Manhattan Cocktail recipe uses the classic 2 to 1 rye to vermouth ratio with the addition of a bing cherry to compliment the smokiness of the rye whiskey and is served on a big rock to keep everything ice…

A whole pan pancetta and leek bread pudding

Savory Pancetta and Leek Bread Pudding

Savory Pancetta and Leek Bread Pudding is an amazing side dish that goes with anything roasted. The smell of pancetta, leeks, and garlic sautéing in butter should be enough to get you to try this savory bread pudding.

Roasted Rosemary Red Potatoes

Roasted Rosemary Red Potatoes

These roasted red potatoes get their creamy insides from taking a long hot bath before they crisp up their outsides with some time in a hot oven.

Mashed Potatoes with Pepper Jack Cheese and Roasted Green Chilies

Mashed Potatoes with Pepper Jack Cheese and Roasted Green Chilies

Mashed potatoes with pepper jack cheese and green chilies have just the right amount of heat to compliment spicier dishes. They go particularly well with southwestern dishes and anything from the grill.

Smoked Grits with Gouda

Grits with Smoked Gouda

These creamy grits were born for good BBQ. The smoked gouda, paprika, and hickory smoked salt give this grits recipe a rich, zesty flavor that compliments BBQ, rather than gets lost in the woods like most grits.

Grilled Sweet Potatoes Recipes

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Grilled sweet potatoes are a delicious summer dish that is easy to make any time the grill is going. Add a little maple syrup to the sweet potatoes and you have a magical combination.