Hey! My name is Jenna Werneke, a 25 year old gal living in Minneapolis, MN. I decided to write this blog because I'm a young professional just trying to figure out life on my own, supporting myself. We're all just people just trying to figure life out- whether you're 18 or 80, this blog applies to you! Enjoy!
This fall weather is the perfect time to create a warm and hearty dish that’s good for your soul. My favorite fall classic is a family chili recipe (that isn’t really even a recipe, we simply go off of taste). Let’s get started on this American classic!
Embarque’s Homemade Chili
1 lb. ground beef
3/4 C chopped onion
1 tsp minced garlic
1 green pepper chopped
2- 15 ounce cans of red kidney beans (drained and washed)
2- cans of Rotel diced tomatoes with green chilies (drained)
4 cans of tomato sauce
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
3 tsp Heinz 57 Sauce
1/4 C Western Dressing
1/8 C Worcestershire Sauce
1/3 C brown sugar
1.) Brown the beef while caramelizing the onions and garlic in the same pan.
2.) In a stockpot, combine the rest of the ingredients and stir until thoroughly combined.
3.) Simmer until mixture starts to bubble, then simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
4.) Serve with cheese and cornbread (optional), and enjoy!
This post has been a loooooooooooooooooong time coming (see what I did there 😉 ). This project is something that I didn’t want to take on myself (mainly because I saw this project as an opportunity to bond with dear ol’ Dad).
This project isn’t a project you complete in an afternoon, but I can promise you that completing these raised gardens will take your landscaping to another level (without bringing in the big Bobcat and tearing up your yard). Enough chit-chat, let’s get this show on the road!
I hope everyone has had a fabulous couple of weeks. I have been hard at work planning and putting on an Oktoberfest Party for my family, friends and neighbors. I will tell you, this is now going to be an annual event thrown. It was such a blast and an awesome variety of people attended (which I always thinks turns a good party into a great party).
This list is going to give you all the essentials for how to plan your perfect Oktoberfest Party
One of my goals with Embarque & Co. is to create inexpensivesolutions to expensive problems. The number one problem that I hear about is staying organized during this busy time of year (especially when it comes to getting in and out of the house).
Many of us dream of having a mudroom to keep us organized, but very few of us have the space or finances to make this dream a reality, so I decided to use some creativity and create a makeshift mudroom for less than $150.
This is such a busy time of year for everyone when kids are getting back to school, you’re getting back from summer travels and back into the school-year routine.
One of the most difficult times of the day is getting out of the house in the morning on-time. This recipe is a great breakfast option that will keep you full all morning with the nutrients your body needs to get your day to a great start.
One of the easiest ways you can entertain friends and family is by hosting a bonfire. Simply supply the fire, beverages and s’mores. Check out these gourmet s’more recipes that will turn an ordinary night into something extraordinary.
I hope all of your are soaking up every last minute of summer (while we still have it)! One of my favorite parts about the summer is the fresh produce- almost every fruit and vegetable is in season, and accessible. Since the season is so short in the North, we must make the most of it while we can, so I do my best to cook with the local product as much a possible!
This isn’t a traditional post that is some tutorial on some yummy dessert or how to host guests in your home, but an honest heart-to-heart with the Embarque community.
I wanted to take a moment to share my, “Why” behind Embarque & Co. I started this blog almost two years ago because I felt that there was a large gap between the millennial generation, and our parents’ generation.