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Mole a la Annie

Last night I had a hankering for some good, flavorful pork. Who better to turn to then my amazing friend Annie, with her delicious mole recipe? Annie and I are long-time kitchen co-conspirators… But now that she’s moved to Portland, … Continue reading

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How I Love Beets: An Ode to My Other Sister

So, a few months ago on a solitary Saturday night, I had a hankering for steak. I debated going out and treating myself to a delicious steak at some fancy Minneapolis restaurant. As much as I relish eating a good meal by myself at home, the solo Saturday night meal out on the town in not exactly my scene. So instead, I went to the grocery store. Steak, check. Beets, check. Brussel sprouts, check. Applewood smoked bacon, check. Arborio rice, check. Lemons, check. I threw a bar of dark chocolate in the basket and made a pit stop at the liquor store for a bottle of Pinot Noir. This meal is my adaptation of the meal Jessica and I cooked over Christmas. Continue reading

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