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 officially the hardest time of year to get fresh produce. What’s a bored cook to do? Dara says get some limes and go nuts!
I’m nuts about frozen artichoke hearts! And once you get them you can make some very tasty and healthy dishes. Like these, Dara’s Top 5!
You don’t have to go to Mexico for great fish tacos! Here are Dara’s Top 5 you can make at home.
Here are some very big-flavor, no-stress shrimp recipes, for lent or all year round.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
Here you go, the perfect make-ahead meal for your Big Game parties, make-and-freeze chili! These are Dara’s Top 5.
Another listener request from Dara. It’s her favorite do-ahead meals to freeze, just in time for your weekend cooking!
Cauliflower has cauli-power! Yes, that is a terrible pun. But it’s a good vegetable. Especially like this, Dara’s Top 5!
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.
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!
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.
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!
Here are some name-droppy, very wonderful recipes that are actually shockingly easy to fancy up the table for your Thanksgiving courtesy of Dara!
You asked for the best do-ahead Thanksgiving recipes, and here they are! Dara’s Top 5!
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.
They’re stacked up in beautiful gray-silver and white-orange piles in every farmers market, acorn squash.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.