Peach Berry White Wine Sangria

Welcome back to QCK! The end of summer heat wave is here! I'm trying to enjoy it because before we know it, it'll be too cold to even consider going outdoors. But I'm definitely not interested in turning on my oven or standing over a stove. So instead, I'm going to eat some leftovers, drink … Continue reading Peach Berry White Wine Sangria

Cucumber Mint + Lime Green Tea Refresher

Welcome back to QCK! So, we've successfully survived the heat wave. Yay, us! It definitely wasn't fun or easy, but it did push me to create more recipes that didn't involve the stove or oven. It also pushed me to create a couple of fun drink recipes, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, and this refresher is … Continue reading Cucumber Mint + Lime Green Tea Refresher

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

Cheesy Sweet Corn, Red Potato and Bacon Chowder

Welcome back to QCK! Today's recipe is one for the soul. Perfect for stormy summer nights when you just want to stay inside and watch movies or when you just need something comforting and warm. We had this soup the other night for dinner with BLT's, it was nothing short of perfection. This chowder is … Continue reading Cheesy Sweet Corn, Red Potato and Bacon Chowder

Grilled Summer Squash Salad + Herby Feta Dressing

Welcome back to QCK! Last week the community area and grills at Arlo's apartment opened back up and we were really lucky to take a night off and have a really delicious grilled dinner. It ended up being one of the first "real" meals we've had in a couple weeks. By real I mean we … Continue reading Grilled Summer Squash Salad + Herby Feta Dressing

Marinated Cherry Tomato & Mozzarella

Welcome back to QCK! We all know one of the best parts of summer is the produce, especially here in Minnesota. It seems like we go all year eating flavorless fruits and vegetables and don't even realize it until you get that first garden or farmers market tomato that's so flavorful it almost takes you … Continue reading Marinated Cherry Tomato & Mozzarella

Oven Roasted Zucchini, Eggplant + Portobello Sandwiches

Welcome back to QCK! Today I want to share one of my favorite weeknight dinners. These sandwiches are so satisfying and easy to make. Plus you can make some extra and have a ridiculously easy and delicious work from home lunch the next day. So here's what's all going on with this sandwich: oven roasted … Continue reading Oven Roasted Zucchini, Eggplant + Portobello Sandwiches