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Hanging Out on the Edge of the Boundary Waters in Ely, Minnesota

Sometimes it feels like Ely’s purpose in life is to make people less afraid of the woods. Nestled on the edge of Superior National Forest, Ely is home to two internationally recognized wildlife centers, the Root Beer Lady Museum, and has more places to hike, bike, and paddle than you can cover in a lifetime.

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A Florentine Christmas with Risotto

On Christmas Eve, long ago, I navigated the tunnel-like streets of Florence to my apartment on a curvy hill across the river. The risotto we cooked is normally too simple for a holiday feast, but that night no one seemed to care.

 

  • Green Path
  • Cooking for You and Me
  • The Sleepover

Chicken, Potato and Chickpea Curry

This chicken curry recipe has my favorite elements of Indian takeout along with the benefits of home cooking and comfort food. This curry combines chicken, potatoes, and chickpeas in a sauce that balances the spiciness from the curry seasonings with the creaminess from the yogurt.

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Handcrafted Bitters: Simple Recipes For Artisanal Bitters And The Cocktails That Love Them

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Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails With A Literary Twist

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Proof: The Science Of Booze

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The Curious Bartender: The Artistry And Alchemy Of Creating The Perfect Cocktail

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Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother And Other Botanical Atrocities

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The Drunken Botanist

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A Greek Salad Inspired by the Sun

Like most good food memories, I have a craving to relive them when I am far away. Those memories influence the Greek Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette that I typically serve to large groups as a lighter dinner.

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  • Comfort Food
  • Southwestern
  • Italian
  • Mediterranean
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Baked Olives

Elevate a simple dish of olives by baking them for a few minutes before serving them to your guests. Baking the olives gives them a buttery texture and mellow flavor.

A Greek Salad Inspired by the Sun

Like most good food memories, I have a craving to relive them when I am far away. Those memories influence the Greek Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette that I typically serve to large groups as a lighter dinner.