Washington State Wine Seminar, June 2014 (Part One)

Washington State Wine Seminar, June 2014 (Part One)

Thank you so much to the Guild of Sommeliers for hosting an event in our humble little town…We loved learning more about the incredible terroir and producers in Washington. Thanks Matt Stamp MS and Steve from the Washington State Wine Commission for guiding our journey today. Before you read further, queue up this little number: … Continue reading

Sushi, Meet your Match.

Sushi, Meet your Match.

In Minnesota, we like to open conversations by talking about the weather. For better or worse it’s what we do, and at present there is ample opportunity to discuss just how crappy and disappointing ours has been. However, I’m not about to ramble on about that. Or rant about the fact that I’ve only sat … Continue reading

Surly Cynic Belgian Waffles*

Surly Cynic Belgian Waffles*

I had just moved back to Minnesota, and slowly began the process of unpacking. I was digging through boxes of stuff that’d been living in storage when I pulled out my oil splattered Belgian waffle maker. I immediately tossed it into the garage sale pile.   But it needed to be scrubbed. So, I did … Continue reading