Blog by Laurel Lather

prime boji

prime boji

once a year my husband, Doug, and I escape to Iowa to enjoy a lazy day cruise with friends on lake Okoboji…eventually the pontoon ends up tied to a...

my home cookin’

potent potables

you gotta’ eat here

nostalgic feast cooking class

nostalgic feast cooking class

my hometown of Sioux Falls is lucky to have Plum’s Cooking Company, a kitchen store stocked with the best cookware, dishes, knifes and foodstuffs, all beautifully displayed…they also have a well-equipped kitchen to host cooking classes that feature local chefs, and I...

French Wine Dinner

French Wine Dinner

it was an exciting day for Heather Taylor, owner of Good Spirits Fine Wine & Liquor, last night was the first time since Covid upended our lives that she was able to host a wine dinner again, and she kicked it off with style… Pascal Salvadori was the guest...

La Luna Cafe

La Luna Cafe

So often, when someone says, “let's go out sometime!”, we immediately think of dinner or lunch...but what about breakfast? so today, I joined a friend at La Luna Cafe to do just that...located on the boardwalk of The Cascade building in uptown Sioux Falls, there is...

The Seasoning of a Wok

The Seasoning of a Wok

With a deep love for rich food, I have to be smart and balance that with a healthy meal or two…that usually means a trip to my local favorite Asian restaurants, Sushi Masa, Oshima Sushi or Phnom Penh Restaurant…I have tried making stir-fries at home but without the...

Ladies Celebrate with Lambrusco

Ladies Celebrate with Lambrusco

when the girls get together and you want to share something on trend, put a glass of lambrusco in the hands of your fashionably dressed friends...produced in the northern part of Italy, the grape produces wine with just about as many shades as your favorite...