If you grew up attending parties where the centerpiece of the snack buffet was a giant hollowed-out loaf of pumpernickel bread filled to the brim with creamy spinach dip . . . you might be from the Midwest. Or, wait. Was that a Midwest thing? Or was it a 1980-1990’s thing? It’s hard to know, because the two are inextricably linked in my brain. In the 80’s and 90’s, I was growing up in the Midwest.
We take Halloween pretty seriously around here. One look at the photo below, and you’ll see what I mean. My husband has been collecting Halloween yard decor for almost a decade now, and our move across town last year means that we now live on a corner lot – double the decorating possibilities! Our city
Home cooks across Michigan love the great apples available in our state, perfect for cooking or eating on their own. Today, I’m guest posting for the Michigan Apples blog, sharing a recipe featuring Gala apples. Slow cookers are known for one delicious service they provide: being able to fill the pot with ingredients, go to
When you’re a full-time food photographer, the struggle could not be more real when it comes to grocery shopping. I’m often at the store three to four times a week, if not more. Whether it’s a big trip for all of the work groceries needed for the week, a run for everyday stuff like shampoo
I miiiiiight have eaten soup for like 95% of my meals last week. I eat soup for lunch all year ’round, but as soon as there’s any slight autumn chill in the air, soup becomes my dinner, too. I sometimes even have tiny little cups of soup for a mid-afternoon snack. The options truly are
Let me just tell you about the greatest sandwich in all the world. It’s at this little deli in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Just kidding – it’s not little. It’s world famous, and if you’re familiar with Ann Arbor, you know which deli I’m talking about. Anyway, they have this sandwich. It’s a relatively new addition
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