Food Archive

Visit to the Valley of the Sun

After a long (and still ongoing) winter, Allison, Carter and I needed a break from the snow and cold. We settled on a destination with lots of sun, very little rain, and not a trace of snow — Phoenix, AZ. Continue reading below to see the highlights of our trip from a couple weeks ago!…

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Recipes of the Month: July & August

It’s that time of the month again. Let’s get cooking! The Good Bahn Mi Bowls (View recipe) I echo the sentiments in the source link that bahn mis are definitely one of my favorite foods. If you’re unfamiliar with a bahn mi, there is also a good link in there that describes what they are.…

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Minnesota State Fair 2013

While the end of August and Labor Day weekend bring the unofficial end of summer, one thing Allison and I always look forward to during this time is the Minnesota State Fair. I wouldn’t necessarily consider ourselves ‘foodies’, but we always enjoy reading about the new foods at the fair and deciding which ones we’re…

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Recipes of the Month: May & June

This is Allison taking over the “Recipes of the Month,” because I ended up finding most of the new recipes that we made in May and June. I have been trying to find healthy recipes that are still flavorful enough that Vish will like them too. All three of these recipes were pretty tasty, and…

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Date Night: Cooking With Brisket

For her birthday this year, I got Allison a voucher for a class at a local cooking school. After sitting on it for a couple months, we finally signed up for a Texas BBQ tour class, which we attended this past Tuesday. Having never been to one of these classes, neither of us knew what…

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Recipes of the Month: April

April was a busy month and not a great month for some new recipes that we tried. I didn’t notice until recently, but we tried a fair amount of pasta dishes more than anything else. We struck out on a couple, but a few made the cut that I’d make for dinner again. The Good…

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Recipes of the Month: March

Allison and I both really like cooking, but with our busy schedules, it can be difficult to find enough time some evenings. With that in mind, for the better part of this past year, we came up with a fun idea to take turns cooking one new recipe each week. This allowed us to experiment…

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Date Night: The Blue Door Pub

It’s always a treat when Allison and I can go on a date these days, and with the Kron grandparents in town for the weekend, we took the opportunity to try a restaurant we had been wanting to try for quite some time: The Blue Door Pub. The menu at The Blue Door Pub consists…

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The Big Easy

For the past couple years, around the holidays, I’ve had a strong craving to try deep fried turkey. The thought of deep frying anything has always been a positive in my book, and I expected a deep fried turkey would only serve to reinforce those thoughts. Following holiday after holiday, waiting for a deep fried…

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