Daughter Sarah and her Andy live too far away -- an eight hour drive -- which means that visits are too far between.
But when we came home from New England we decided to come home from the North and thus made Minneapolis our last vacation stop.
Free room and board is always a great way to end a vacation!!!! And Sarah and Andy are perfect hosts.
Sunday afternoon while the guys watched football, she and I did some shopping errands and then had lunch together. It was a great mother/daughter afternoon.
For lunch, we went to the a quaint place . . .
In Linden Hills . . .
|We ate inside -- but by the window -- it was a little chilly for outdoor dining.|
With dining outside.
The food looked amazing and we both decided on . . .
|We should have got cups instead of bowls but it was so good that we each ate our whole bowl!|
The potato ham soup. A great lunch for a fall day.
And we shared . . .
|Roasted Apple Salad that we want to try to make at home.|
The roasted apple salad.
Which we took apart as we ate so that we could replicate it at home -- it was sooo good! Roasted apple chunks (with the peels on), chopped nuts, blue cheese, arugula and a vinaigrette. It will be a great salad to serve with a grilled pork chops and some creamy potatoes gratin. She and I both are on a mission to recreate it in our own homes. We'll see who does it first. My money, actually, is on Sarah!
It's Friday and I'm joining Michael at Designs by Gollum for Foodie Friday.