Off The Menu With Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl is the Twin Cities’ premier expert on food, a critic at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. She brings WCCO’s tradition of nutritional information to new heights, Saturdays from 11 a.m. – Noon. If you have something to say on a topic, call-in at 651-989-9226 or text 81807.

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Recent Articles & Blog Posts

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Healing Soups

A lot of people are sick right now. How can we eat good food when we’re sick? If we make good healing soups like these, Dara’s top 5!

24 hours ago

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Street Kabob Recipes

Kabobs are big worldwide, and they’re thrifty too. They’re also good! Fire up the grill, it’s Dara’s Top 5 Kabob Recipes!

02/17/2017

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Grandma Pizzas

Ever hear of a Grandma Pizza? That’s what we call those Southern Italian Pies baked on a sheet and ready to devour. Here are Dara’s Top 5!

02/10/2017

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Dip Recipes

The Big Game is upon us, and we can finally retire to the television and watch it all, with a luxurious spread of dips to wade through. Here are Dara’s Top 5!

02/03/2017

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Celebrity Guacamole

Did you know is high season for Avocados? It is. So we’re making Guacamole for the big game! Here are Dara’s Top 5.

01/27/2017

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Make-And-Freeze Celebrity Chilies

Here you go, the perfect make-ahead meal for your Big Game parties, make-and-freeze chili! These are Dara’s Top 5.

01/19/2017

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Do-Ahead Meals To Freeze

Another listener request from Dara. It’s her favorite do-ahead meals to freeze, just in time for your weekend cooking!

01/13/2017

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cauliflower Recipes

Cauliflower has cauli-power! Yes, that is a terrible pun. But it’s a good vegetable. Especially like this, Dara’s Top 5!

01/06/2017

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Celebrity Chef Holiday Appetizers

Give the people what they want, that’s my motto, and so here I present to you fancy holiday recipes from fancy famous people that everyday Joe’s like us can pull off.

12/16/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Pomegranate Recipes

They’re pretty little red jewels and delicious. But what do you do with them? Dara has your back. Here are the top 5 Pomegranate Recipes!

12/08/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Slice And Bake Cookies

You can call them refrigerator cookies or icebox cookies, but one thing you’ll definitely call them? Simple! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Slice & Bake Cookies, just in time for the holidays.

12/02/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Leftover Turkey Recipes

You ate all the awesome turkey sandwiches—what’s next? Dara give you her perspective, which is that turkey leftovers are fantastic—so get cooking!

11/25/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Easy Celebrity Chef Thanksgiving Recipes

Here are some name-droppy, very wonderful recipes that are actually shockingly easy to fancy up the table for your Thanksgiving courtesy of Dara!

11/18/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Do-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

You asked for the best do-ahead Thanksgiving recipes, and here they are! Dara’s Top 5!

11/13/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Crazy Ambitious Celebrity Chef Pies

Are you already dreaming of your Thanksgiving pie spread? Are you dreaming of showing up with the special pie with a big back story that everyone will talk about forever? If so, here they are, the celebrity chef super-pies that you can start testing out right now.

11/04/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Acorn Squash Recipes

They’re stacked up in beautiful gray-silver and white-orange piles in every farmers market, acorn squash.

10/21/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Insanely Good Celebrity Chef Chicken Wings

It’s time to take on the cooking project of the fanciest, fussiest, absolutely best-est chicken wing recipes modern American cooking has to offer! Here are Dara’s Top 5 (plus one easy) Insanely Good Celebrity Chef Chicken Wings!

10/14/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Easiest Appetizers In The World

Who doesn’t like easy appetizers? Something your eight year old can make but any adult can enjoy! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Easiest Appetizers In The World.

10/06/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Pork Loin Recipes

I love pork loins, they’re perfect to build a dinner party around and they make the house smell great. Here they are, Dara’s Top 5 Pork Loin Recipes!

09/09/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Roast Corn Recipes

Of course one of my all-time favorite State Fair foods is the roast corn – but what can you do after the State Fair, to get those good roast corn flavors at home? Plenty says Dara!

08/25/2016

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Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl’s Top 5 Recipes For Not-Perfect Tomatoes

I was walking through the farmer’s market the other day at closing time, and all the tomatoes that were left were marked down, and they looked fantastic.

08/17/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 BLT And Other Tomato Sandwiches

Is there anything better than a basic BLT? Can you take those perfect summer tomatoes and build a different sandwich that’s equally as good as a classic BLT? Oh yes. Here are Dara’s Top 5!

08/04/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Melon Recipes

It is the height of melon season! you can just slice and eat them, of course. But you know what’s fancier? These, Dara’s Top 5 Melon Recipes!

07/29/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Grilled Potato Recipes

Potatoes and the grill are perfect together. Smokiness, crispiness and everything that makes a potato delicious. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Grilled Potato Recipes!

07/22/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Peak Blueberry Recipes

Blueberry season is one of the very best seasons: The sun-ripened local blueberries are just head and shoulders above the winter California ones.

07/15/2016

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