18 Aug WOODBURY, MN JOB FAIR

  LOVE YOUR JOB! We're looking for amazing people to staff our first location in Minnesota! We need to staff our day and evening shifts in time for our opening date of September 17th in Woodbury. We'll be holding open-house interviews at the Hilten Garden Inn in St. Paul/Oakdale Thursday, Friday, & Saturday for 3 weeks leading up to our opening date.   OPEN HOUSE JOB...

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03 Jun Warm Weather Mocktails: Tropical Refresher

  “Mocktails” can be easily made at home…no mixology experience required!  All you need are quality juices, fresh herbs and a few beautiful, glass bottles with pretty tops.  I purchased mine at IKEA (they are pictured above) and have been quite pleased so far (note: these recipes are made for this size bottle so use this as an excuse to stock up!).  
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28 May What Makes House-Made

OUR QUEST We don’t believe in the phrase “shelf-life.” Step into our kitchen each morning and you’ll see our culinary crew chopping, blending, and sauteeing. Take a look in our fridge and you’ll see fresh delivered dairy, produce, and meats. You may get your food quickly, but there are no shortcuts when it comes to the quality. It’s house-made fresh, and...

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15 Aug HONEY MUSTARD ROASTED POTATOES – ZUPAS

One of our favorite side dishes are Honey Mustard Roasted Potatoes. They go great with just about any meal! They are super easy to make too! We like to use red potatoes, but you can use your favorite potato. We toss chopped potatoes in the honey mustard sauce and roast until they are tender and slightly crispy. I love extra...

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23 May BIG BATCH WHOLE WHEAT BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

Every time I make pancakes, I am blown away at how many pancakes my kids can pack down! Unless they consume no less than 8 pancakes, they find themselves hungry. So this type of mealtime mayhem motivated me to come up with a made-from-scratch buttermilk pancake recipe that satisfied our family of six. Also, I highly recommend using King Arthur’s...

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22 May RECIPE: STRAWBERRY BLUE CHEESE SALAD – ZUPAS

The temperatures are finally heating up, and there is nothing I like more when it’s hot outside than a nice, crisp salad, filled with fruit and flavor. This Strawberry Blue Cheese Salad has been a recent favorite that I can’t get enough of. It’s topped with a simple raspberry vinaigrette that is a favorite and the combination of flavors is...

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07 May RECIPE: ORANGE CREME CUPCAKES – ZUPAS

I am a citrus girl, so whenever I have the opportunity to make something with citrus flavors, I’m all over it. While I usually stick with lemon (my favorite), I decided to go with a different citrus flavor this time – orange. These cupcakes are delicious and refreshing. I loved the orange flavors, and the creamy texture of the frosting brings...

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04 Apr RECIPE: EASTER BARK

I will totally admit – I have no self control when it comes to holiday candy. I have to practically close my eyes when I walk down the aisle at the grocery store, trying not to put it all in my cart. But somehow, I always end up with bags of candy at home. This Easter season has been especially bad...

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31 Mar WARM WEATHER MOCKTAILS: TROPICAL REFRESHER

Welcome to a three-week series on delicious “mocktails” you can easily make at home…no mixology experience required! All you need are quality juices, fresh herbs and a few beautiful, glass bottles with pretty tops. I purchased mine at IKEA (they are pictured above) and have been quite pleased so far (note: these recipes are made for this size bottle so...

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27 Mar RECIPE: CINNAMON CHIP COOKIES

I am a sucker for cinnamon chips. I like chocolate, but anytime I can find an excuse to use cinnamon chips, I’m there!! I also love cookies, and I love having cookies on hand for my family, so of course I love to combine the two!! This recipe is a variation off of my go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe. I grew...

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