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Minnesota State Fair Food Copycat Recipes

Without a doubt, the Minnesota State Fair is synonymous with food. Check out this all the new foods that will be available at the State Fair this year. The state fair runs from August 24 – Labor Day, 2017.   The Minnesota State Fair makes Dusty and I think of loaded (and glutenous) nachos. This is our version of loaded nachos that are plant-based! Much less guilt is involved even if you decide to make a meal out of these nachos, which we’ve done too many times to count. Pro  ...

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Farmer’s Market Soup- #MeatlessMonday

This post includes affiliate links. This adds no added cost to you but helps fund our blog.  We participate in our local CSA (community supported agriculture) and received, among other things,  Swiss Chard. We’ve never cooked with Swiss Chard before.  Soup sounded good so we threw in the swiss chard and some other vegetables we had on hand and called it dinner.  What we love about soups is no matter what the recipe calls for, we throw it in if we have it. This means we almost always  ...

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Canning, Recipes

Canning Recipe for Bloody Mary Juice

This is the second year we’ve made homemade Bloody Mary Mix.  We do all of our salsa canning with a friend and he’s pretty much salsa’d out so we all agreed that after tasting our bloody mary mix from last year, that we had to give it another try this year. We scoured Pinterest for the best Bloody Mary recipes and settled on this one from Real Food RN. Great blog by the way, check it out! We experimented a bit further with this batch of Bloody Mary’s  ...

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Dining, Recipes

A Greek Twist on a Bed & Breakfast Favorite

When we were in college, Dusty and I lived and worked in exchange for our rent at a local Bed & Breakfast. Every weekend we served a 4 course breakfast. We would spend the evening before setting up the table that sat up to 22 people (ONE table!!) with Depression glass, water-glass, juice glass, and all the silverware that goes along with a 4 course meal. The impression that the room made when the guests entered the formal dining room was so beautiful napkins in glasses, the buffet set  ...

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