Family Adventures · Kansas

The Unofficial Mashed Taters Capital of Kansas: Abilene’s Amazing Comfort Food & More!

Abilene, KS: Dickinson County America’s heartland is a vast region that’s peppered with some of the country’s most amazing small towns. I can tell you with all honestly that Abilene, Kansas is one of the best and you don’t have to take my word for it. The Smithsonian rated Abilene as the best small town… Continue reading The Unofficial Mashed Taters Capital of Kansas: Abilene’s Amazing Comfort Food & More!

#RAGBRAI · Central Iowa

Scouting RAGBRAI-2018: Chocolaty, Cheesy, Caffeinated & Cupcake’d Legends of Ames

Ames, IA:┬áStory County School is coming early this year, thanks to RAGBRAI, and thousands on this year’s route are saying bring it on! Our eighth trip, for 2018, is Overnight #4 and we found one legend after another and you will too in just days. Every craving can be quenched in Ames from sun up… Continue reading Scouting RAGBRAI-2018: Chocolaty, Cheesy, Caffeinated & Cupcake’d Legends of Ames

Iowa Food · Iowa Recipe Quest · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Chocolate 3-Oaks Whiskey Pots de Creme

  3-Oaks Distillery Limited Release Whiskey: Holy Cross, IA In the days when I had to write menus on a daily basis, I had to keep the entree descriptions short but make sure they stood out to the customers. The desserts were a different story. Go on as long as you want when it comes… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Chocolate 3-Oaks Whiskey Pots de Creme