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Best Bread Bowls In Minnesota

Bread bowls are the best, heartiest way to eat a nice bowl of stew or dip. These Minnesota restaurants make some of the best in the country.

01/01/2014

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Bite Of Minnesota: Smoky Pomegranate Margaritas

Happy holidays! My Christmas was a bit non-traditional as it was spent in Miami where the weather was sunny and the temperatures were in the 80s. Instead of rushing around buying last-minute gifts and prepping copious amounts of food, we relaxed on the beach and sipped fruity cocktails.

12/31/2013

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Holiday Egg Nog

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak will be picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout December, he’s getting his inspirations from The Strip Club near downtown St. Paul. This week’s selection may be the most wonderful think to imbibe during “the most wonderful time of the year.”

12/27/2013

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Best Places For New Year’s Day Brunch In Minnesota

Soak up the libations from New Year’s Eve with a delectable brunch from one of the following restaurants in the Twin Cities.

12/25/2013

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Buddy Valastro’s Citrus Olive Oil Cake Recipe

In Buddy Valastro’s newest cookbook, Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss, Buddy shares recipes that suit just about every occasion: from Halloween to Christmas, birthdays to rainy days, there’s no limit to the celebrations one can have!

12/20/2013

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Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy Kitchen

Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.

12/19/2013

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Pecan Or Angel Slices From The Joy Of Cooking

Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy Of Cooking, was an accomplished home baker. Make her Pecan or Angel slices for your holiday cookie swap or your Christmas dessert table.

12/19/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Mushroom Ragout Over Polenta

On cold winter days it can be hard to balance cravings of rich comfort food with the need to eat healthier so I try to start by day right with a healthy breakfast to allow for indulgences at other times. Keeping a stock of frozen berries to add to yogurt, oatmeal, and smoothies not only serves as a health boost but as a day brightener as well.

12/18/2013

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Best Hot Chocolate In Minnesota

With marshmallows, whipped cream, peppermint, sprinkles or straight up, the hot chocolate at these Minnesota spots helps get us through the winter.

12/18/2013

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Rye Hot Toddy

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak will be picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout December, he’s getting his inspirations from The Strip Club near downtown St. Paul. This week’s selection will warm you up during the coldest months of the year.

12/13/2013

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Best Mediterranean Food In Minnesota

Craving some Mediterranean cuisine? Get your fix at the best places for Mediterranean food in Minnesota.

12/11/2013

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New Nordeast Brewery Unveils Craft Cider

Move over craft beer makers, there’s a new player in town and they’re putting a craft spin on cider. Sociable Cider Werks is a hard cider brewery that will join an already brewery-heavy Northeast Minneapolis.

12/06/2013

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Holiday Champagne Cocktail

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak will be picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout December, he’s getting his inspirations from The Strip Club near downtown St. Paul. This week’s selection should have you putting the bubbly on ice post haste.

12/06/2013

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Local Gift Shopping Destinations

It’s time to start thinking about the next holiday, Christmas. This year, think food when it comes to gift giving. Dara dug into this a bit and shares her Top 5 Local Gift Shopping Destinations!

12/05/2013

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Restaurant Alma, La Belle Vie Top Zagat’s Local Picks

Zagat has just released its annual guide to America’s best restaurants, and if you’re looking for the best meal in Minnesota, you’ll have to head to Northeast Minneapolis. Click here to read the full top 10 list.

12/04/2013

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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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The Freehouse Opens In North Loop

The latest offering from the Blue Plate Restaurant Company is also the most adventurous. In a space that more than doubles their largest restaurant to date, The Freehouse combines all the “it” qualities of a 2014 eatery — local ingredients, an expansive brewery and elevated bar food.

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Favorite Holiday Cookies & Desserts

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Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

While turkey is the quintessential Thanksgiving dish, it’s the side dishes that can make or break the meal. From roasted asparagus to classic pumpkin pie, it’s time to get inspired.

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New Foods Announced At Target Center

This season, a few new foods will be offered for hungry Timberwolves and Lynx fans at Target Center.

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