This Nebraska girl is going to Norway in May. As much as I love to travel, for whatever reason, I never considered Scandinavia as someplace I had to see. However, when the opportunity presented itself in the form of a study abroad situation, I had to jump at what seemed like a once-in-a-lifetime chance. ForContinue reading “As Norwegian As Apple Pie”
Deck time. (Taken with instagram) (Source: http://instagr.am/p/IiEL3tMSCh/)
Sometimes I wonder if Scott thinks I like to pretend I’m on Iron Chef when I’m preparing a meal. I say this because the other afternoon, I sent him out to pick up some ingredients for a vegetable stir-fry I was planning. Upon his return, he presented surprised me with a container of quail eggs. Continue reading “Homemade Ricotta & Quail Egg Ravioli”
Scott just brought me quail eggs! I’m stuffing these babies in ravioli! (Taken with instagram) (Source: http://instagr.am/p/IXqhc-sSI4/)
So, last week I decided that I wanted to prepare something for St. Patrick’s Day. I realized how much I love corned beef so I thought, “What the heck, I’ll brine a brisket for the big day. How hard could it be?” Ever the culinary optimist, I headed out in search of all the ingredientsContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day (Belated)”
Tuesday night, Scott and I made a date with Lot 2 Restaurant and Wine Bar. I was so excited for its opening, and I just had to try it.
The decor is just what I like. Simple, not too fussy, clean lines, dark wood, cozy light.
We started with drinks and first course. We orderedContinue reading “Tuesday Night & Sunday Brunch at Lot 2”
Brining ingredients for my brisket. (Taken with instagram) (Source: http://instagr.am/p/IAXHpnMSE1/)
Spices! (Taken with instagram) (Source: http://instagr.am/p/IAW4bisSEx/)
As I’ve said before on this blog, this semester has been rough, to say the least. I feel like I’ve not any extra time to do anything besides study, let alone cook and blog about it. Just so you know, I haven’t forgotten about you (those of you who read this). I appreciate your stickingContinue reading “Sunday Afternoon Culinary Therapy”
Salted pumpkin caramels (Taken with instagram) (Source: http://instagr.am/p/HuR2ItsSJo/)