Herb Butter Rubbed Prime Rib

Each family member at Hunk House is responsible for a different Holiday Dinner. Reba (my mother) makes a divine Easter Dinner, I knock out an all star Thanksgiving Feast and Pap rules them all with his Christmas Masterpiece. Our Christmas meal usually consists of Prime Rib and Crab Legs with various different sides. Usually Pap makes his tried and true Prime Rib recipe but this year … Continue reading Herb Butter Rubbed Prime Rib

Midwestern Empanadas

The other night while going through my mail I decided to read through one of my  Laithwaites Catalogs. I can’t believe I never noticed that they have been sending me recipes to pair with my stellar wine subscription. If you have never heard of Laithwaites Wine I highly recommend researching it! Cabernets are always my favorite and in my most recent mailer was a recipe … Continue reading Midwestern Empanadas

Gordy’s Steak House

A few weeks ago my friend Ali and a group of her friends went out to Gordy’s Steakhouse in Mahtomedi to celebrate her birthday. I had driven past Gordy’s hundreds of times but never eaten there. Ali’s boyfriend Ben was in charge of choosing the restaurant and had heard good things and I am always game to try new local places. Ben called ahead and … Continue reading Gordy’s Steak House

Phil’s Tara Hideaway

To kick of Father Daughter bonding week my dad took me out to dinner at Phil’s Tara Hideaway. This restaurant has been on my list for a long time and I have always heard wonderful things about their food so I was thrilled when my dad suggested it. Phil’s Tara Hideaway is easily overlooked when you are driving down 36 towards Downtown . It is a … Continue reading Phil’s Tara Hideaway

Fiesta Filling

This Fiesta Filling is perfect to top nachos, salads or even for making tacos and burritos. It is quick and simple to make and easy to customize to your own tastes. Ingredients: 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced) 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (diced) 1 Green Bell Pepper (diced) 1/3 C. Red Onion (diced) 2 C. Corn (I use corn that I froze from the farmers market) 1 (4 oz.) … Continue reading Fiesta Filling