May 2, 2016
by Inger
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Steak with Chimichurri Sauce & a Tour

Have you seen the cute youtube video about the boy who was planning to go to a broccoli farm?  His parents thought they’d surprise him with a trip to the circus instead—and his reaction?  He really wanted to go to the broccoli farm! 

I so understand! I was seriously excited when I got to go to a beef farm last week with the WI Beef Council (and other sponsors). 

Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Yup, farm tour.   Cooking & photography sessions.  And a competition where I tried my first Steak with Chumichurri Sauce (among other delicious beef dishes)!   Continue Reading →

Apr 27, 2016
by Inger
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Tricolor Coleslaw with Olive Oil Dressing

Do you count your five-a-day?  Maybe even nine? I am talking about the number of fruit & vegetable servings recommended by the USDA—and getting enough can be a challenge!  Why not make it easier with today’s tricolor coleslaw–two servings (or more) in a big helping!   

Tricolor coleslaw

Tricolor coleslaw

Recently I have decided that, when I make a recipe, I will ask one simple question: Can I add a vegetable to this?  So when I tested pork ragout a few weeks back… I added carrots to the mix!  Continue Reading →

Apr 24, 2016
by Inger
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Cider Chicken & Noodles

Dear Spring.  Can you come back—and stay? 

Cider Chicken & Noodles from above

Cider Chicken & Noodles from above

April has been a month of highs and lows—70’s, then 30’s, radiant sun, insane snow. Yes, for the roller coaster of April, a body needs need comfort food.  So I decided to try a version of a dish I remember from childhood, Cider Chicken & Noodles.  Reliving childhood food = I can make it until summer.  Continue Reading →

Apr 22, 2016
by Inger
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10 Ways to Raise Kids Who Care About the Planet

Q: How are renewable power plants… like people who enjoy going to the beach?

A:  They all like sun, wind and water       (From Energy KidsBeach scenes

Earth Day is here again and today I decided to reflect on how to raise kids who care about the planet.  Since kids are our future this is important.  But while you’re at it, there’s no reason you both can’t have fun! Continue Reading →

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