Nervous to Break

One November, when I was 16 years old, I got my drivers license. My dad bought me a car from his buddy and I started to drive myself to school every day, begrudgingly. 11 days after I got the car, I was driving to school on a cold morning. I merged on to the freeway … More Nervous to Break

Easy Crockpot Beef Stew

In the winter I crave all the comfort foods! I love to eat mac n cheese, tator tot hotdish (yes I’m from Minnesota and yes this is a thing!), grandma’s hotdish (I feel like this is also a quintessential Minnesota thing), soups, and anything that is warm, cozy, and fills your belly. This year I … More Easy Crockpot Beef Stew

Easy, Quick, Vegetable Salad with Spicy, Tangy Tahini Dressing

Growing up my dad was always a great cook, but didn’t cook often and mom cooked alright, but was raised in a house that ate your typical Minnesotan diet; bland, boring, with lots of pasta and casseroles. When I went off to college I honestly had no idea how to cook. I’ve called my parents … More Easy, Quick, Vegetable Salad with Spicy, Tangy Tahini Dressing