Garden Veggie Sandwich

Welcome back to QCK! This week has been full of fresh, garden vegetable recipes. Last weekend, Arlo and I were able to make it to the Minneapolis Farmer's Market for the first time this summer and we had so much fun picking out fresh produce and getting flowers. It wasn't the same as it normally … Continue reading Garden Veggie Sandwich

Pretzel Crusted Chicken Strips + Whole Grain Honey Mustard Aioli

Welcome back to QCK! I'm pretty much an adult child. In the sense that if I didn't run this blog and if I had a better metabolism, I would gladly survive on chicken strips, Mac and cheese, and French fries. Okay, that's not entirely true. The point is I would eat junk food dipped in … Continue reading Pretzel Crusted Chicken Strips + Whole Grain Honey Mustard Aioli

Raspberry Pretzel Pie + Whipped Mascarpone Topping

Welcome back to QCK! Today, I'm sharing one of my favorite pie recipes, raspberry pretzel pie. If you've ever been to Osseo, Wisconsin, you might know about Norske Nook, a Scandinavian cafe best known for their pies. As kids, we used to take a family camping trip to Osseo every summer and each trip ended … Continue reading Raspberry Pretzel Pie + Whipped Mascarpone Topping

George Floyd, May He Rest In Power and In Peace

Welcome back to QCK. Today's post, clearly, is going to be very different from the usual. This is going to be very raw. I don't even have a plan or starting point, I'm just typing what I feel and letting it flow. I need to write this post for myself, but also for everyone who's … Continue reading George Floyd, May He Rest In Power and In Peace

Fall Off The Bone BBQ Ribs: Oven Method + The Perfect Summer BBQ Menu

Welcome back to QCK! SO, it's Memorial Day Weekend! This one really snuck up on me, but I pulled it together and made this awesome BBQ Rib dinner with aaaalll the sides. If you're just here for the ribs, feel free to scroll down to the recipe! And yes! I 100% made ALL this food … Continue reading Fall Off The Bone BBQ Ribs: Oven Method + The Perfect Summer BBQ Menu

Juicy Lucy’s: A Minnesota Classic

Welcome back to QCK! I've really been looking forward to this post. If you don't know what a Juicy Lucy is, it's a burger but the cheese is on the inside. I'll get into why that's a big deal later on. But what's really cool is that these burgers originated in Minnesota. Listen, the great … Continue reading Juicy Lucy’s: A Minnesota Classic

Guasacaca Sauce: Fun To Say, Better To Eat

Welcome back to QCK! Today I wanted to do a short and simple post on this really delicious sauce. It's creamy, a little spicy, full of flavor, and it goes on just about anything. It even makes a great dip for tortilla chips. What is Guasacaca? Guasacaca is a bright green sauce that originates in … Continue reading Guasacaca Sauce: Fun To Say, Better To Eat

20 Minute Cherry Tomato and Burrata Pasta

Welcome back to QCK! Today I'm sharing a recipe that fits into everyones favorite category, 30 minute dinners. This one is a really fresh light pasta dish with all the best flavors. Acidic cherry tomatoes, sweet peppers, herby pesto and of course the best of the best, garlic. It's topped with burrata because who doesn't … Continue reading 20 Minute Cherry Tomato and Burrata Pasta

Tacos Al Pastor + Roasted Pineapple Salsa

Hello QCK-ers! What's everyone cooking and eating this week? Since we're reaching the peak here in Minnesota, we're staying extra safe and are not venturing out for any groceries, which means we're breaking into the frozen corn and canned beans, both of which made perfect sides for todays recipe, Tacos Al Pastor. This recipe is … Continue reading Tacos Al Pastor + Roasted Pineapple Salsa