The finished beef stew served in a blue-black bowl and sprinkled with some parsley

Stovetop Beef Stew

Spring in Minnesota is a fickle beast. Routine weather swings have you alternately snuggling in blankets on the couch and dawning shorts to dig in your garden. It is hard to know what to wear during this volatile time but it does not have to be hard to plan dinner. This hearty spring time beef […]

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A close up of a bowl of lentil soup.

Hearty Lentil Soup

Sometimes, especially in the winter months, your body starts to crave more protein. Instead of reaching for a hunk of meat, check out this hearty, protein-packed lentil soup.

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A bowl of comforting chicken noodle soup with a spoon being lifted to eat.

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup with Egg Noodles

When I am feeling under the weather, my go to meal is, of course, chicken noodle soup. It reminds me of the “Jewish Penicillin” (AKA matzo ball soup) that my mom makes. In fact, the same base can be used for both soups and I often decide at the last minute whether to make chicken […]

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