1st place: Clementine French Macarons with Lime Cream Cheese Filling This past weekend, we hosted the first-ever Leelanau Iron Chef Potluck. A blogger friend of mine started the Iron Chef potluck while we lived in Chicago, and I loved it so much that I had to start it up here in Northern Michigan. I was [...]
I can’t believe I have yet to write about the story of Michael and the infamous spaghetti and meatballs. This story is classic Michael on a hunger bout. Maybe you all will start to feel a little sorry for me and what I have to live with every day when it comes to Michael and [...]
I went to a networking event last night for wedding vendors in Northern Michigan. The event was hosted by Simply Blue Weddings at The Good Work Collective. http://www.simplyblueweddings.com/ I was glad to meet so many talented, creative people. It is nice to get to know some of the area vendors, and to re-affirm that Northern [...]
When it looks like this outside… It’s super nice that the fridge looks like this: And keeping with this cold-weather season, I made a big batch of chicken noodle soup, homemade stock and all. It’s amazing what a difference a homemade stock can make, and it’s much less intimidating that you’d think. I can break [...]
Goat cheese makes everything better, doesn’t it? This soup, topped with farm-fresh goat cheese, is flavorful and warm — perfect for this time of year. Coupled with some crusty bread, and it’ll fill you up too. Love it. Make it. Eat it!
Adelaide and I went over to our new friends’ house for a potluck. Michael was out of town, but I decided to bundle up Addie and brave a pretty fierce snow storm in exchange for some delicious food. Our new friends own and operate a farm, so the food is guaranteed to be great. [...]