Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing has got to be one of the most versatile foods ever.  It is great on a salad or with fresh veggies, of course, but it is also delicious in a bbq chicken wrap, partnered with Mexican food, used as a binder in many casseroles, and much more.  Ranch dressing is yummy. I love … [Follow your taste buds…]

Beer Cheese Sauce

Alaska, the nation’s largest state by far, doesn’t have very many people.  However, we do have a lot of microbreweries–22 of them, in fact.  Our favorite is Midnight Sun Brewing Company.  With a regular rotation of unique and flavorful beers, this wine lover actually gets excited for barley and hops!  Great beer, exceptional service, and … [Follow your taste buds…]

Smoked Halibut Dip

You’d never know by looking outside that spring is here and summer is right around the corner.  It is currently dumping snow and we have accumulated at least 6 inches since we woke up this morning.  We bought me a brand new super fancy road bike earlier this week, so of course Father Winter had … [Follow your taste buds…]

Stuffed Parmesan and Artichoke Bread

My last post–Superbowl Lentil Chili–I discussed how important it is for me to bring healthy foods to the game day spread.  Well, this stuffed parmesan and artichoke bread is on the exact opposite side of the healthy spectrum (and will also be making an appearance for our Superbowl party).  Balance, people, balance.  That’s what is … [Follow your taste buds…]

Guinness and Cheddar Dip

Cheese, wine, and chocolate are the best ways to a woman’s heart.  Men, however, just need beer.  Cheese is a bonus, and beer and cheese together is more than they can handle.  For that reason, I made Guinness and Cheddar Dip to take to our final sledding party of the year.  Sledding party you ask?  … [Follow your taste buds…]