Tia Osweiler

The mantra at the Harriet is that a dish should fall into place naturally

I’ve been crushing on the Harriet Brasserie for a few years now; dinner with friends, lunch with my mother, dessert with the kids, beer and fries (with béarnaise for dipping) at the bar with my husband.  If anyone asks about my dining preference, the answer is compulsory: The Harriet, of course!


Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes

Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes are an easy dessert that is a great way to finish off a romantic dinner at home or make a crowd of chocolate lovers very happy.

Roasted Squash and Pumpkin Soup

This fall, warm up your kitchen and your belly with this rendition of a classic pumpkin soup. Earthy roasted vegetables and velvet smooth cream come together to create a savory medley of flavors.

You can use anything as long as the styles and shapes complement each other

This Thanksgiving, gently remind your guests there is more to “sight” than sitting in front of the flat screen, watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by morning and NFL games by afternoon.  And just in case you need a nudge in the right direction, here are five simple, inexpensive ways to dress-up your Thanksgiving table.

Rose, Lavender, and Mint No-Churn Ice Cream

Savor the fleeting days of summer with three fresh floral scented no-churn ice creams.

Rose with White Chocolate Truffle Swirl No-Churn Ice Cream

Roses, cream, and white chocolate truffles; this elegant no-churn ice cream recipe takes you right back to Grandma’s rose garden.

Mint with Dark Chocolate No-Churn Ice Cream

This mint with dark chocolate no-churn ice cream comes with a warning that once you make it your family might beg daily for this rendition of a traditional mint chocolate chip ice cream. 

Lavender No-Churn Ice Cream

Savor the last days of summer with this aromatic, field-fresh lavender no-churn ice cream.

The Naan is finished with a drizzle of black mission fig balsamic vinegar

Grilled flatbread has never been easier when you use pre-packaged Naan bread as the base.  A miscellany of flavorful, high-quality ingredients make this a simple and yet sophisticated weeknight dinner for the backyard patio. 

Northfield Olive Oils and Vinegars

Gathered along the Cannon River, Northfield presents the quintessential Midwestern hamlet with pubs and restaurants with beguiling names like “Froggy Bottoms Pub” and a culture infused by the long-standing tradition of two liberal arts colleges and tidy streets featuring specialty and artisan shops like Northfield Olive Oils and Vinegars.