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Recipe: New Ulm Bavarian Omelet

by BnB Finder April 22nd, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Breakfast Dishes, Main Dishes, Recipes, Simple Solutions
Quick dinners areDeutsche Strasse Bed and Breakfast, located in the historic district of New Ulm, MN, is a perfect example! At this bed and breakfast (a stately Victorian home circa 1884), guests not only indulge in amazing breakfast experiences, but they also enjoy the charm and hospitality of the old country
taco meat

Recipe: Flavorful Taco Meat in a Flash

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 20th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes, Simple Solutions
In my house, tacos and burritos have been a standard, busy night dinner for a very long time. When the kids were little, it was a simple meal. Heat some refried beans, sprinkle with cheese, and enjoy. Then my son hit his teen years, and these vegetarian dishes weren't enough.


6 Strategies for Preparing Dinner Quickly

by TT Editors April 18th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes

Have a well-stocked pantry and fridge. Be sure to have quick cooking grains (like quinoa), canned beans, and frozen veggies on hand.

Prep meals over the weekend. Bake a batch of meatballs, assemble a stew, or make a pot of
zoodles with ricotta sauce

Recipe: Zoodles with Ricotta Sauce

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 13th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian
For the last few years when my family has pasta for dinner, I have opted for spaghetti squash. I love that is so healthy, full of vitamins, flavorful, and not nearly as filling as regular spaghetti. Although there has been a trend to use zucchini as a replacement for pasta

5 Recipes for Opening Day Eating

by TT Editors March 28th, 2016| Appetizers, Main Dishes, Recipes

If you’re enjoying the opening day at home, you might want something traditional. There’s nothing quite like a soft pretzel to mimic the feel of the ballpark. Get the recipe here

Why not transform your pretzels into a
chicken and gravy

Recipe: Chicken & Gravy

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 24th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes
When I think of winter cooking themes, they revolve around warm foods, hearty foods. So, over the past month we've shared recipes for soups and stews, homemade breads, and one-dish dinners. This week we are focusing on dishes with gravy. 

Gravy is something that comes to mind at Thanksgiving- a necessary

Warm up Your Day with Homemade Gravy Hints

by TT Editors February 22nd, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes

As winter wears on, the lure of comfort food becomes even stronger. One of the best ways to make dinner a comforting meal is serving a homemade sauce or gravy.

Mashed potatoes topped with turkey gravy, braised lamb with a warm

Recipe: Apple Sausage Cheddar Quiche

by BnB Finder February 19th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Breakfast Dishes, Main Dishes, Recipes
Time is of the essence it seems - for all of us! There are just never enough hours in the day to get everything squared away. That's why when we can cut corners in the culinary world - as long as your food remains delicious - it's an ideal situation.

Tips for Cooking a One-Pot Meal

by TT Editors February 15th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes

There are a handful of options for cooking that one-pot meal. The first option is stovetop- using a larger stockpot. While not my preferred method, it does allow the cook to check on the dish quite easily.

With this method, it
quinoa risotto

Recipe: Quinoa Risotto with Mushrooms & Goat Cheese

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 5th, 2015| Main Dishes, Recipes, Side Dishes
Quinoa has been all the rage for several years, as it is a low carb, high protein side dish. I have been cooking with it for the last three or so years and have discovered a few things. First, it works well in both hot and cold dishes. I've

Cheese-Topped Zucchini Wedges

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 13th, 2015| Main Dishes, Recipes, Side Dishes
In my opinion, there are some vegetables that should be eaten only when available locally, such as tomatoes and corn. Growing up in a farm town, I fully appreciate the taste of freshly picked corn that is barely steamed. Offer me grocery store corn, and I will politely pass

Mini Egg White Quiche

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 1st, 2015| Main Dishes, Recipes
For the next two weeks our ingredient theme is eggs. This ingredient is one that is dear to my heart and ever-present in our home. Although I haven't written about it in a while, we have 6 hens that provide us with eggs on a daily basis. Thus, I