As Norwegian As Apple Pie

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”

Homemade Ricotta & Quail Egg Ravioli

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”

St. Patrick’s Day (Belated)

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 & Sunday Brunch at Lot 2

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”

Sunday Afternoon Culinary Therapy

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”