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.
I heard from another fine radio personality the other day that kale is over—but he was wrong, and it’s totally not. Especially not Dinosaur Kale, also known as Tuscan Kale, or Black Kale—it’s bumpy, it’s cruciferous, and it’s everywhere at the farmers’ markets right now.
It’s time to start thinking winter! No, not weather. Winter Squash! Here are some ideas to get you started.
It’s absolutely the height of melon season. But what to do besides eating them out of hand? You can get fancy. Here are Dara’s Top 5!
If you’re asking “what else can I do with hot dogs the kids would love”, Dara has your answer. Here are her Top 5 Fun Hot Dog Recipes With Kids!
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!
Dara is live at Bacon Bash in River Falls Saturday! How to celebrate? Crazy Bacon Recipes. Yep.
There is a LOT of Zucchini and Summer Squash floating around in kitchens. What to do? Dara has answers. Here are her Top 5!
Wait, recipes made from iconic foods of the Minnesota State Fair? Yes. Just, yes. Here comes Dara with 5 of them!
It’s cucumber season folks! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes — have at it!
It’s peak green bean season and Dara’s here to give you her Top 5 recipes!
Dara’s talking to a real live Turkey Farmer this week on the show. That means Turkey’s on the menu. Here are her Top 5 Turkey Burgers!
I saw my first new potatoes of the year at the farmer’s market this week! And that means one thing in high summer: Potato salad!
It’s sugar snap pea season! Here are Dara’s Top 5 ways to use them.
Here are the get-it-done recipes for enjoying your summer veggies, courtesy of Dara, the Top 5 Salad Dressings!
You’ve seen it, but you don’t know what to do with it. Welcome to Kohlrabi season and here comes Dara with ideas for you!
You were crazy about the potato salads—so Dara thought “let’s do the most logical other thing we can do: Coleslaw!”
They’re all over the Farmer’s Markets, so Dara has a timely list for you! Here are her Top 5 Radish Recipes.
Dara rounded up a few for you, to get your barbecue situation as good as it gets!
I know what everyone wants to do Memorial Day Weekend: stand out in the backyard and grill some brats. But what if you want to amp them up — do this!
You asked for them, and here they are: The best baked bean recipes for your summer baking and beaning pleasures!
It’s rhubarb season! Now, what to do with a mess of rhubarb? We’re here to help. Check out Dara’s Top 5 Recipes of the week!
These biscuit recipes can be simple yet magical. They can also be the core of deluxe and delicious dishes! Here are Dara’s Top 5!
Scallions should not be underrated. They are a great early spring vegetable, full of vitamin K and the B vitamins—plus they’re delicious! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes.
I declare it’s pancakes for dinner week—and here are my top 5 of your outside-the-box non-traditional pancakes!
What can you do when you crave those garlicky gyro flavors but want a healthier home cooking alternative? You can make these!