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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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Savory Rhubarb Recipes

It’s Rhubarb season. They’re stacked like cord-wood at the Farmers Market. It’s good in more than just pie however! Dara gives you 5 savory ways to use it!

05/27/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Spring Onion Recipes

It’s definitely Spring Onion season. Here’s what you can do with them thanks to Dara’s Top 5!

05/20/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cold Asparagus Salads

After Dara’s Asparagus recipes a couple weeks ago, you wanted more ideas! So here they are, Asparagus Salads. Enjoy!

05/13/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Radish Recipes

One of the first things you’ll see grown locally at your farmers market, radishes! What to do? Dara has a top 5 for your spring plates!

05/06/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Asparagus Recipes

The greatest sign of spring? Seeing asparagus in the grocery stores and Farmers Markets! Here are Dara’s Top 5 ways to use it!

04/22/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Snow Pea Recipes

Now that Spring is around the corner, you’ll start seeing Snow Peas! Here’s what Dara thinks you should do with them.

04/15/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Arugula Recipes

Is there anything to do with arugula besides put it in fresh green salads? Why yes, yes there is! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes!

04/08/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Spaghetti squash is having a moment. The easiest thing to do is roast it and toss with butter and cinnamon sugar. But there’s more! Here are Dara’s top five spaghetti squash recipes!

04/01/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cheesy Potato Recipes

I’m going to call cheesy potatoes the best food of Easter! be they Au Gratin, Pave or Hasselback, potatoes and cheese is just a good thing. What are the best? Here are Dara’s Top 5!

03/25/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Breakfast Hash Recipes

I know people who make corned beef just to get the leftovers for hash. But hash is in-and-of-itself fantastic, so here are a couple non-corned beef recipes too!

03/18/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Drinks That Are Not Absurd

Have your friends over for green drinks on St. Patrick’s Day, they will be amazed. Because you found the classy green drinks that are not ridiculous! Like these!

03/11/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Fish And Chips Recipes

What are the best oven-fried— or rather, baked till it gets to taste like be fried—fish recipes? These! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Fish and Chips.

03/04/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Oven Pork Ribs

What can we possibly cook this winter that we haven’t cooked a hundred times so far? Oven pork ribs! You can make some darn good barbecue in your oven, and once you master that, the world of fancy oven barbecue spreads at your feet.

02/25/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Oven Roasted Chicken Recipes

Are you looking for some fresh ideas, some new flavors to this important wintertime standby? Dara has oven roasted chicken recipes to warm up your home!

02/12/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Nacho Recipes

We did guacamole last year. We’re doing nachos this year. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Nacho recipes perfect for the “big game”!

02/05/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Lentil Soup Recipes

We’re all about lentil soup this winter. A cup of dried lentils has scads of protein and fiber. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Lentil Soup Recipes!

01/29/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Pomegranate Recipes

It’s stil eating-healthy month, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun. So let’s celebrate the fun superfood, the pomegranate.

01/22/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Turkey Burgers

Let’s talk turkey. OK, turkey burgers. Not the dry, crumbly, and basically horrible ones either. The moist and tasty ones! Here they are, Dara’s Top 5!

01/15/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Parsley Salads

Are you wanting to eat light, cleanse, get out of the holiday cookie universe and back into something healthier? Dara has Parsley Salads this week! Here’s her Top 5.

01/08/2016

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Celery Salads

Happy New Year! What better way to celebrate eat-healthy week than to dive right in to the heart of the beast—celery! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes.

12/29/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 New Year’s Punches

Want to throw a part but not worry about stocking a full bar? Punch! Yes, that’s right, Punch is back and Dara has her favorite five!

12/24/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Pound Cakes

It’s one of Dara’s favorite things about the holiday season, Pound Cake! Here are her Top 5 Recipes.

12/15/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Slice And Bake Cookie Recipes

They’re genius and they’re perfect for Christmas. Do your cookie making early with these Top 5 Slice And Bake Cookie Recipes from Dara!

12/07/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Leftover Turkey Recipes

Fear not, you are not the first human to confront the leftovers of a 20 pound turkey. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Turkey Leftover Recipes!

11/25/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Green Bean Casserole Recipes

With Thanksgiving coming up, Dara takes on a side-dish that she thinks you can up-level! The Green Bean Casserole. Here are her Top 5!

11/19/2015

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