Munching thru Minneapolis

Chris and I went on a little vacay over the Fourth of July week, first a few days in the Minneapolis then heading up to his family’s lake place in Wisconsin. We arrived late on Tuesday night after a lovely delay in Chicago- can’t leave without the pilots!  During out layover in Chicago, we ate… Continue reading Munching thru Minneapolis

Melt in Your Mouth Morel Risotto

Remember that non-homogenized cream I mentioned in my last post?  I used it tonight in making this risotto, served with chicken and more mushrooms plus steamed snap peas. Risotto Ingredients: 1 cup brown short grain rice 3-4 cups water/broth/wine, hot 1 cup chopped onion 1-2 cloves garlic 10-15 morel mushrooms, sliced lengthwise and rinsed several… Continue reading Melt in Your Mouth Morel Risotto

Feeding the Addiction

Chris and I, the balsamic vinegar-aholics, spent the weekend in Traverse City for a wedding.  We had a great time between the wedding events, wine tasting, cherry-infused samplings, fudge, and the beautiful scenery of Northern Michigan. We also ate at a fantastic little cafe, The Cook’s House. The subtitle on the restaurant’s awning is “local… Continue reading Feeding the Addiction