Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I love these mashed potatoes, these are such a wonderful creamy addition to any meal. This perfect side dish takes any comfort food dinner to a whole new level. Ingredients: 3 1/2 lbs. Russet Potatoes 2 T. Kosher Salt 2 cups Half-and-Half 6 Cloves Garlic (crushed) 6 oz. Grated Parmesan Directions: Peel and dice potatoes, making sure all are relatively the same size. Place in … Continue reading Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

When I began planning this year’s #HunkiedorieHarvestParty I knew I wanted to step up my game and change the menu as much as I could from the previous year. I usually try to have the following in my menu: Appetizers Soup Salad Chicken/Poultry Beef Vegetarian/Pasta 1-2 Sides Dessert A few weeks ago I posted my beef option, the Herb Crusted Prime Rib. My sister is … Continue reading Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Mrs. Goethel’s Pumpkin Seeds

Hopefully you saved your pumpkin seeds from last weekend! This is my second grade teacher Mrs. Goethel’s recipe. She was one of my favorite teachers I ever had and it is always nice to make this recipe and remember her. Plus this recipe is absolutely dynamite! Mrs. Goethel’s Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients: 2 C. Raw Pumpkin Seeds 3 T. Salt 2 C. Water 3/4 C. Olive Oil … Continue reading Mrs. Goethel’s Pumpkin Seeds

Bring On The Brunch! Whole Sum Kitchen

Not sure if anyone else experiences this, but every time I scroll through the newsfeed on my social media profiles its flooded with images of tanned millennials enjoying exotic fruit smoothie bowls in some far-off paradise. For the longest time, I thought these edible works of art were only for trendsetters in tropical locations. Now I know I was wrong. A few weeks ago, as … Continue reading Bring On The Brunch! Whole Sum Kitchen

Bring On The Brunch! St. Paul Farmers Market

The St. Paul Farmer’s Market in Lowertown is one of my favorite summer activities. I try to block off my saturday mornings every chance I get so I can sneak downtown for a hour or two and get my fix. Lately I have had some feedback on my Snapchat and Instagram, people wanting advice or to tag along on my SPFM adventures. I thought I … Continue reading Bring On The Brunch! St. Paul Farmers Market

Stuffed Shells

This is probably one of my signature dinners. It’s nothing exciting but it tends to be something that my friends request pretty frequently. It is always guaranteed for both my birthday and my friend Ali’s birthday. This past weekend Ali rented a cabin in Hayward for her and a group of friends to celebrate her birthday over the weekend. I have to say it was one … Continue reading Stuffed Shells

Dill Potato Salad

This dill potato salad is one of my friend Alicia’s favorite summer treats out of the Hunk House. She has been begging me to post this recipe for years. Unfortunately this has always been one of the recipes I have just tossed together in the kitchen without really thinking about what I am doing. I decided to take the time as I was making this the other night and try to figure out my measurements along with some simple step by step instructions. So Alicia this ones for you! Continue reading Dill Potato Salad