We recently bought a New Belgium Folly variety pack, and we forgot how much we love Snow Day Winter Ale! What is the history of this beer? The name came from a 2003 snow storm in Fort Collins, Colorado (where the New Belgium brewery is located). They were piled with 37 inches of snow in … More A Perfect Snow Day
Grandma’s Apple Crisp This is one of my first dessert recipes I ever attempted, and it’s from my wonderful grandmother. She made this with the grandchildren in mind. There’s no oatmeal in this recipe. She knew we didn’t like it. She’s approaching her mid-90s and was disappointed because this summer she was only able to … More Fall’s Final Farewell..
The Brains and I decided to have a night out, and this is our story of another night eating our way through Iowa. Eatery A got our vote for one of our favorite new places to eat in Des Moines and deserved a mention in this week’s blog post! This place is unique, modern, rustic, … More Eatery A : Iowa Eats
Do you ever have one of those weeks where down is up and up is down and you don’t even know how you made it to Friday? You find yourself asking questions like, did I walk the plants? Did I fertilize the children? Did I water the dog? Well, then, if this describes you, these recipes are … More These Sandwiches are All You’ve Ever Needed
We’re jumping on yet another bandwagon and doing a post on our Friday Favorites! It was this or — yeah, really only this. Shelly’s Friday Favorite Recipe I don’t have a favorite recipe per se. Well, let me rephrase that. I don’t have A favorite recipe. I have MANY favorite recipes. With that being said, … More Friday Favorites!