In photos: Lately

I’m a stout girl, a fruit beer girl. Plus, we are always, always on the hunt for the latest New Glarus Thumbprint Series beer, which right now happens to be a cherry stout. I am in. Recycled glass. Mini, tasting-size beer mugs. Perfect for sharing. We (finally!) purchased a wine rack. Rather, we finally stumbled

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Hops & Props, Oshkosh

It was seven springs ago that I met Jeff. Seven. Seven springs ago, after a beer festival at our hometown aviation museum Jeff made it to his condo a couple of hours late to throw a party for the newspaper’s newest reporter. Seven springs ago, upon walking into the very condo that is now our

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An easy, go-to veggie recipe

We’re the kind of household that eats a veggie at every meal. As you know, among my favorites are roasted cauliflower, anything grilled and anything fresh. Last week, with spring attempting to poke its way in, I was missing our CSA box. I think about the farm and instantly, I want summer, and my weekly

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Dinner guests

As we think about the next stage of our lives – buying a house – I do sometimes get a little weepy about saying goodbye to my way-too-tiny kitchen and entertaining area. By “entertaining area,” I mean there are three feet of space you can hang out in without being in our living room. Our

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A night with…Giada (!)

For years, my husband has oogled over Giada DeLaurentiis. And so, our upcoming trip to the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee to see a Food Network celebrity will be just as much fun for him as it will be for me. Not that seeing Alton Brown wasn’t also fun for both. (BTW, thanks to Next Chapter

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Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli

As the entire world knows, I’ve been hooked on roasted cauliflower for quite some time now. Who knows why I never tried roasting broccoli. Duh. Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli What you’ll need: 1 head broccoli (or as much as you’d like), separated into florets 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon

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