We stumble upon a culinary oasis in Belgium
Today we drove to Antigo Wisconsin where there is a Walmart and the Antigo Farmers Market. On the way we started seeing people (mostly men but some women) on mountain bikes peddling along highway 64. When we got to Langlade we saw several people kayaking down the Wolf river. After crossing the river we saw … Continue reading The Wolfman Triathlon
I went to our little local store intending on making some enchiladas but due to the Labor Day weekend they were completely out of corn tortillas so I came home empty handed. We had a bit of leftover fried chicken so we decided to make soup. Laura (who is a "soup genius") suggested that we … Continue reading Crazy Soup
I am trying to empty my Mom's freezer, which was chuck-full of stuff. One item was a bag of raw shrimp. Also now is the height of fresh corn season up here in Northern Wisconsin, so I came up with this hybrid recipe of corn chowder and barbecue shrimp. It worked! Author: Laura Kirkley Serves: … Continue reading Fresh Corn Chowder with Bacon and Barbecue Shrimp
Another in my series of easily accessible hikes. This one was actually a decent ways outside of town from me. It's about a 30 minute drive into the south east of town, which is actually kind of nice since I don't make it out that direction too often. Powell Butte itself is very interesting. The … Continue reading Getting Healthy the Oregon Way: Powell Butte.
Sauvie Island has quickly become one of my favorite places for my hikes. The scenery is gorgeous, the river cools the air and the flat terrain saves my knees. When mom and dad visited a few months ago we went on a great 7 mile hike to the Warrior point lighthouse. I decided to try … Continue reading Getting Healthy the Oregon Way: Sauvie along the beach.
Years ago Laura and I were invited to an event at our company's office in Wroclaw Poland. The evening before the event was to start there was a really fun buffet in a former slaughter house, which had been converted into a bowling alley! It wasn't creepy at all. We really enjoyed ourselves and the … Continue reading Beef Goulash with Dumplings