A cold front stopped by to visit us and tucked-us-in with her powdery winter blanket.
We missed her arrival last week since we were gallivanting all over NYC and intensely bummed that we were missing all the beauty back home. (I know, that sounded like incredibly misplaced whining to me, too.) Full disclosure, Dennis and I are rain and snow people.
We travelled home late Sunday and crashed in a nearby hotel for the night as many of you provided such richly detailed travel reports that we knew we better not risk the hills of Bella Vista until daylight. As the sun rose the next morning we saw the beautiful white on white on white textures of our countryside.
Northwest Arkansas, you really know how to rock the winter look. You so fine.
After quickly picking up Hudson from doggy day care, we had one final stop before home… the grocery store. I knew my kitchen was already stocked with pantry essentials such as wine, whiskey, and eggs, so we loaded up on what we though were our essentials.
Who else thinks that duck breast is a snow essential?
What to buy when you are a snowed-in foodie:
· Heavy whipping cream
· 70% dark chocolate bar
· Chicken breasts with rib meat
· Chicken legs with thighs
· Boneless, skinless chicken thighs
· Duck breast
· Navel oranges
· Bing cherries
· Portabella mushrooms
· Talenti banana chocolate swirl ice cream
· Sweet potatoes
· Serrano peppers
· Gourmandise cheese with walnuts
· Havarti cheese with herbs
· Vidalia onions
So obviously, not everyone was snowed in this weekend or lives where there is even a chance of getting snowed in. But I am a curious sort, what are your snowed-in food essentials?
Eat well, my friends. Eat well.