Miss Mary

Registry Faire at Pottery Barn and Why Register in Store

We are so excited to let you know we are having a Registry Faire at the Pottery Barn in Algonquin Commons.  It’s the first of its kind with Wedding Vendors products.  We’ll have door prizes and goodie bags when you REGISTER in store. Here is your invitation: Registry Faire Why Register at Pottery Barn? Online… Continue reading Registry Faire at Pottery Barn and Why Register in Store

Miss Mary

Save-the-Date for the Pottery Barn Registry Faire

I work at Pottery Barn and I love Wedding Couples!!!!  They are all full of hope with a little need of guidance when picking out their registry items. We’re doing something a little different at The Pottery Barn at Algonquin Commons.  Here’s the invitation for you:  Registry Faire We’ve partnered with local Small Businesses to bring… Continue reading Save-the-Date for the Pottery Barn Registry Faire

Miss Mary · Recipes

Mexican Street Fries

I was looking to make another Taco Tuesday dish but ran across this entrée, Loaded Carne Asada Fries, on Mission Taco Joint’s menu.  Well, why not make it?   Here’s the description:  Carne Asada Fries – Wood-fire grilled flank steak, chile-crusted potato fries and Chihuahua cheese topped with guacamole, crema and pico de gallo.  Mission… Continue reading Mexican Street Fries

Miss Mary · Recipes

Killer Food Videos – Did You Take the Challenge?

This social food video cast a spell on me,  Sweet Potato Carbonara.  You may have seen it if you follow Eating Well on Face Book.  I made it Saturday evening but I had to make two versions, one for me and one for the hubs.  He is not a sweet potato man.  I made him a traditional Carbonara.… Continue reading Killer Food Videos – Did You Take the Challenge?

Miss Mary · Recipes

Brunch Standout Streusel Rhubarb Cake

In my teen years we lived on a farm in Yorkville, Illinois.  We had a vegetable garden, which was probably about a half acre in size, that we tended. We grew enough rhubarb to freeze some for other occasions.  My mom would make strawberry rhubarb pie which was just out of this world delicious.  Fast forward to… Continue reading Brunch Standout Streusel Rhubarb Cake

Learning to Cook · Miss Mary · Recipes

Taco Tuesday with Black Beans and Jicama

After going to Mission Taco in St. Louis, there’s really not much that doesn’t taste pretty good on a corn tortilla.  My interest was piqued when I saw the Inspiralized Meatless Monday post on Jicama.  Who knew Jicama slaw could be a major player in a taco?  I borrowed elements of her recipe to make… Continue reading Taco Tuesday with Black Beans and Jicama