A Nutty Endeavor: Growing & Harvesting Pecans
My husband and I, who were born and raised in North Dakota and Minnesota respectively, recently relocated to Shreveport, Louisiana for his medical residency. In preparing our move down south, I eagerly began researching the different types of vegetables and flowers that I’d now be able to grow in this climate zone—a far cry from […]Read more about A Nutty Endeavor: Growing & Harvesting Pecans
Baking With Mom
With Mother’s Day right around the corner, there is no better time than now to reminice about moments in the kitchen with Mom. Our special guest blogger, Sydney (age 11), loves baking with her Mom and spending time in the kitchen making memories. It is a great way to spend quality time with her family making […]Read more about Baking With Mom
Stars, Stripes…and swimming!
Summer in Minnesota is amazing…and way too short in my opinion! I sometimes wish Minnesota was just a bit further south, so we could have just one (or maybe three) more months of summer. I would fill those summer days with swimming, playing outside, BBQs with friends and basking in the warmth of the sun! […]Read more about Stars, Stripes…and swimming!
The Honey Blog
Like most of you I wear many “hats” in life. One of my hats looks like this, and it’s very handy if you’re a beekeeper , like I am. Despite subzero temps in Minnesota, the honey bees here do not hibernate, instead they stay warm by rapidly moving their flight muscles (kind of like […]Read more about The Honey Blog
Chinese New Year: BBQ Pork
posted by Annie Time to celebrate the Chinese New Year! Holiday festivities begin January 31st, the first day of the New Year, and wrap up on Feb 14th with the celebration of the Lantern Festival. The Chinese calendar is based on the lunisolar calendar so the New Year falls on a different date each year. For this […]Read more about Chinese New Year: BBQ Pork
Cookies to warm the heart and the home!
As a sales person for Nordic Ware, I get to meet with people from different parts of the country. Inevitably, and especially in winter, they have lots of questions about Minnesota. Especially THIS winter. Today its -40 degrees with the wind chill factor. Which brings up questions number 1 – what is the wind chill factor? (Answer: […]Read more about Cookies to warm the heart and the home!
Family and Traditions – Finding Fresh Flavors in Frozen Fruit
As most of the country experiences frigid temps this time of year, I go to my freezer to pull out the fresh tastes of summer. Sometimes there is nothing better than the simple flavor of strawberry jam spread on a piece of toast to warm the heart and bring back fond memories. Throughout my childhood my grandma […]Read more about Family and Traditions – Finding Fresh Flavors in Frozen Fruit