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Best Places For Chicken And Waffles In Minnesota

This popular plate has been given new life here in Minnesota.

04/29/2015

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Bite Of Minnesota: Ramp Polenta Cakes

Another sign of warmer weather is the arrival of ramps, a wild leek that tastes a little like onion and garlic. Its scent is certainly pungent but because of its short season and limited availability, people go crazy for ramps while they can.

04/28/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Green Onion Recipes

Farmer’s Markets open all over Minnesota in the next couple of weeks. What you’ll see everywhere are Green Onions. But what to do with them? We have ideas. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes!

04/28/2015

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3 Mother’s Day Dinner Recipes To Wow Mom

Impress mom with these deceptively simple recipes. Create a memorable dinner without spending hours in the kitchen.

04/27/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Chef: Best Healthy Smoothie Recipe

Sip healthy with smoothie recipes from Truce

04/22/2015

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Foursquare On The Pin Ep 3: Grits, Crawfish, and Bourbon Cocktails

Chef Sarah Simmons of City Grit and Birds & Bubbles, and Jennifer Cole, Deputy Editor of Southern Living join On The Pin.

04/21/2015

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A Guy’s Guide To Chicken Avo Pie

Are you a guy who feels intimidated in the kitchen? Get over the fear of cooking with this chicken avo pie recipe from Dan Churchill, author of “DudeFood.”

04/21/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Craft Cocktails At Target Field

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Target Field to check out the best cocktails for this year’s Twins season.

04/18/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Frozen Beet Recipes

Frozen Beets are everywhere in the store right now. But what to do with them? Dara to the rescue! Here are her Top 5 Frozen Beet Recipes!

04/16/2015

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Best Grilled Cheeses In Minnesota

Get a little cheesy with a grilled cheese from one of these local restaurants.

04/15/2015

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2 Delicious Mother’s Day Recipes From ‘NCIS’ Star Pauley Perrette

Bake up some delicious treats to show your Mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day. That’s the spirit that united Pauley Perrette, her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky, when they decide to create a special place in honor of Pauley’s mother, Donna Bell, a lovely Southern gal with a big heart and a true love of Southern cooking.

04/14/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cheese Ball Recipes

Embrace the Cheeseball! It’s not something that everyone avoids at a party. It’s a vehicle for some amazing and perhaps even “fancy” flavors. Here are Dara’s Top 5!

04/13/2015

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Strawberry Popsicles From ‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Kay Robertson

Straight from the Duck Commanders kitchen to yours! Check out this recipe for paper cup strawberry popsicles from Kay Robertson, author of “Duck Commander Kitchen Presents Celebrating Family And Friends.”

04/09/2015

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Best BLTs In Minnesota

Oh bacon, how do I love thee? On a BLT at these local restaurants, that’s how.

04/08/2015

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5 Ways To Add International Flair To Your Potato Pancakes

How about a meal with international flavor? Take an ordinary potato pancake and make it world renowned. Michele Young-Stone shares her top 5 international potato pancake recipes.

04/08/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Do-Ahead Brunch Dishes

Why are you stressing out slaving over a hot stove for your loved ones when you can do mostly everything the night before and just sit around and relax? Stop the madness!

04/03/2015

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Make This Classic Italian Easter Bread Recipe

Celebrate Easter Sunday with Easter bread just like grandma used to make. Jody Scaravella, author of “Nonna’s House,” shows you how with this easy to make recipe.

04/03/2015

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Deliciously Ella’s Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies

Looking for a sweet treat that’s healthy and delicious? Try this recipe for sweet potato brownies from Ella Woodard, author of “Deliciously Ella.”

04/02/2015

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Need Some Great Easter Brunch Recipes? Try These

Have you started thinking about what you’re going to bring to Easter brunch? Kirsten Shabaz of Valley Natural Foods has some healthy but fun recipes for us. One includes how to sneak spinach into your child’s dessert without them knowing!

04/01/2015

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Best Bottomless Mimosas For Brunch In Minnesota

Theses boozy brunches will give a whole new meaning to the phrase “bottoms up.”

04/01/2015

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Bite Of Minnesota: Buttermilk Onion Rings

After the cold depths of winter, it’s delightful to throw open the windows and get some fresh air circulating through the house. There’s something about the smell of fresh spring air that brings feelings of hope. Maybe it’s the snow melting or the trees blooming, but whatever it is, it’s nice to smell the outdoors once again.

03/31/2015

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MNfusion: Daily Greens Pairs Seasonal Cleanse With Juicing

Minnesotans are hearty, and we expect our food to be the same. So when it comes to juicing, it’s no surprise that it took the trend a little bit of time to catch on in the Midwest. But more and more we’re hearing about cold pressed juice bars that are popping up around the Twin Cities. And more and more we’re hearing about juice cleanses.

03/31/2015

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Foursquare On The Pin #2: Meat And More

Foursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley and editor-at-large Sarah Spagnolo consider NYC’s best steakhouses and lobster rolls with Lockhart Steele, editorial director at Vox Media, and Kevin Kearney, CEO of Hard Candy Shell.

03/31/2015

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Heyday Chef Earns National Honor From Food & Wine Magazine

A Minneapolis chef has been named one of the best in America with the 27th annual Best New Chefs award given out by Food & Wine Magazine. Jim Christiansen of Heyday in Minneapolis was named one of the 10 best new chefs in America, according to Food & Wine Editor Dana Corwin.

03/31/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Chicken Drumstick Recipes

Don’t forget the drumsticks! They might be cheap but that doesn’t mean they’re not totally excellent, and there are many brilliant ways to cook them, like this! Here are Dara’s top five!

03/27/2015

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The Best New Food At The MN State Fair

With With so many new foods being offered this year at the Minnesota State Fair, how does one choose? Allow us to help narrow down the list. Here are a few of our best bets.

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New MN State Fair Foods For 2014

They’re heeeeere! The new fair foods have been announced for 2014 Minnesota State Fair. The fair is highlighting 28 new items, so get your checklists ready and see what’s new on the menu this year!

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Heyday Opens In Uptown

The highly anticipated restaurant by Jim Christiansen, Lorin Zinter and Mike Prickett has finally opened at 27th and Lyndale.

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Cook St. Paul To Open In Former Serlin’s Cafe Space

Their motto — good food, good service, no frills. Cook St. Paul opens April 17 in the former Serlin’s Cafe space and they’re hoping to show the neighborhood they’ve got the same values as the old digs.

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BoneYard Kitchen & Bar Opens In Uptown

The people who brought you Crave, figlio, Union and more is now bringing a contemporary twist on Southern cuisine to Uptown. Its newest concept, BoneYard Kitchen and Bar, opened to the public on March 7.

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