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It’s Cocktail Time : Watermelon Margarita

Here's a recipe for the-old-bar-cart-cookbook. I needed a lot of these last weekend when I discovered that Ikea gave me 12 wrong cabinets. There is nothing like realizing the 3 hours you spent playing musical chairs with vehicles, bribing someone to watch your kids, and then waiting hours at an Ikea fulfillment area (which just so happens to be located next to the world's squeakiest (like loose your god damn mind squeaky) automatic sliding door) was all done in vane. A watermelon cocktail READ MORE
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CSA Recipe : Kohlrabi & Broccoli Fritters

Pals. It's CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) season again - and it couldn't come soon enough. With the basement project overwhelming our house we have not been good about making meals - at all. I really do like cooking, I just get in these ruts sometimes, and at the end of the day I just don't want to cook. The CSA boxes have really been the kick in the pants that I've needed to start making real meals for the fam again. Typically, because of the nature of CSA boxes we end up eating READ MORE
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Date Night with Blue Apron

This post goes out to all the homebound parents of small kids out there. You guys know what it's like to feel stuck at home with kids, doing kid stuff all the time. Kids are cool and all, but come on, lets be real -- sometimes they just need to go away. Date nights out on the town can be few and far between when you're dependent on babysitters or grandparents helping out. Date nights at home are a good substitute that can be even better than the real thing. We're big fans of mixing up a few READ MORE
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Sweet Potato Bisque with Bleu Cheese Croutons

Hi. Make this. That's right guys, I'm back with another recipe, sorry. I know, I know, there have been a lot of food posts lately, but give me a break. I'm in a crazy nesting way, squirreling away and canning stuff for the winter. Our fridge is full to the brim with the last of the CSA winter veggies, it would be a waste not to use 'em all up. Considering I have about a bizzillion jillion sweet potatoes, I was really happy to find this delicious recipe. There is a thin line between READ MORE
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The Prettiest Bottle of Gin, Ever

Look what I see buddies, it's the prettiest bottle of gin ever made, and it's made right here in Minnesota. Can you even believe it? Goodbye Hedricks, hosta la vista Bombay Sapphire, from this day forward I'm shacking up with Solveig Gin. I promise there will never be another bottle of gin sitting on my bar cart - except for the raging parties, then I'll bring out the cheap stuff, har har. Our good pals, Matt and Katie brought us this pretty bottle as a hostess gift a couple of weekends READ MORE
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