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.
It’s the season for great cheese soups! I release unto you the greatest – make them and be proud!
Does it feel like it’s been an especially bad winter cold season? The only thing to do at this point is to make soup! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Chicken Soups.
They help you sleep when you’ve got a cold, warm you up when you’ve got a chill, and generally they make life better! Here are Dars’s 5 Best Hot Toddies.
Here they are, the top Minnesotan Christmas cookies, the ones you are guaranteed to see in any good church cookie-sale, and which you should make!
Dara put together a few of the fanciest recipes she knows of for showcasing great cheeses this holiday season! Here are her Top 5.
Who doesn’t love tacos? In honor of Dara’s guest from Guerilla Tacos this week, here are her top 5 recipes for tacos!
Are green peas underrated? Dara thinks so. Here you go, top 5 winter pea recipes!
I’m talking about New England, down the coast and along the islands of Maine and Nantucket, and then inland back in the mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont.
Tired of pie? It could happen. Take the savory road with apples this fall! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Apple Salads.
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!”