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 Stuffing Recipes

Can you feel it? Thanksgiving, the Superbowl of food, is almost upon us. What’s your favorite part? Dara’s favorite is Mom’s Stuffing. Here are her Top 5!

11/13/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Carrot Recipes

It’s the height of carrot season, and so it seems filling to celebrate the fact that there’s so much more to do with those little orange and yellow buddies than slice them into salads. Yes I’m talking about cooked carrots!

11/06/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Pumpkin Recipes

Happy Halloween! Did you know that pumpkins aren’t just for decoration? Of course you know that. Dara has her Top 5 Pumpkin Recipes this week!

10/30/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Garlic Recipes

Hard-Neck Garlic is filling the farmers markets right now. And Dara has 5 great ideas for you to get your garlicky fix!

10/23/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Brussels Sprout Recipes

It’s definitely high-season at the market for Brussels Sprouts! Here’s what you can do with them courtesy of Dara!

10/16/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Apple Salad Recipes

It’s apple season but it’s not always all about pie or applesauce is it? How about salad! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Apple Salad Recipes.

10/09/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Ground Cherry Recipes

Ground Cherries? Some of you may remember them. For others they might be brand-new. Either way, Dara knows how to make them delicious!

10/02/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cabbage Recipes

Cabbages are really delicious at the Farmers Markets right now. Dara has ideas to get it into your belly in the most delicious of ways!

09/25/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Winter Squash Recipes

At first when I saw all the hard winter squashes in the grocery store I felt really sad. This is it! Winter is coming! Then I remembered: Winter squash is delicious and when life gives […]

09/18/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Brilliant Melted Ice Cream Hacks

It’s hot. We love ice cream. But then our ice cream melts. Maybe it’s just the State Fair messing with us. But Dara has melted ice cream recipes this week!

09/03/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Mind Blowing Corn Recipes

It’s State Fair time, and there’s no single more important vegetable to the State Fair experience than corn. Glorious corn! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes for you to try at home.

08/27/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Blueberry Recipes

There are not enough good things to say about blueberries.

08/14/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Tomato Salad Recipes

Here are my top five next-level tomato salads—No. 1 is so good you might cry.

08/07/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Next Level Sausages And Hot Dogs

You’ve seen this. Restaurant hot dogs and sausages are going gourmet. You can do this too, right in your backyard! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Next Level Sausages And Hot Dogs!

07/24/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Barbecue Sauce Recipes

It’s the sweet spot of summer, and obviously you’re looking to up your barbecue game. These are the next-level sauces to elevate your next cookout! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Barbecue Sauces.

07/20/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Kohlrabi Recipes

It’s a standard at Farmers Markets right now. But do you have any idea what to do with Kohlrabi? We do. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes!

07/06/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Swiss Chard Recipes

Off the Menu with Dara can be heard every Saturday from 11:00-Noon on News Radio 830 WCCO! First of all – Swiss Chard is not from Switzerland. It’s a green leafy vegetable that’s mostly leaf […]

06/26/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cherry Recipes

Cherries are everywhere and they are fresh. They don’t need a lot of help to be delicious but Dara has 5 brilliant ways to use them!

06/19/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Mason Jar Recipes

The 8 ounce, half-pint, shortie little Mason jar is the food vessel of our times. Want in? Here are some of Dara’s favorite Mason jar recipes!

06/12/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Rhubarb Recipes

There’s rhubarb everywhere this time of year. With a bounty like that, you’ll need some help. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Rhubarb Recipes!

06/05/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Green Bean Recipes

Dara got the very best green beans at the farmer’s market last week and it got her thinking. And here’s where we all benefit! Dara’s Top 5 Green Bean recipes!

05/29/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Radish Recipes

Radishes are all over the farmers markets right now, and they’re mild and good—the really spicy ones are the ones that sit out in the hot sun of summer. So Dara breaks out her Top 5 ways to use the Radish!

05/22/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Asparagus Recipes

Have you heard of Spargelfest? It’s how Germany celebrates spring and the bounty of Asparagus! Good reason to celebrate here too. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Asparagus Recipes!

05/15/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Strawberry Recipes

The strawberry is the fruit equivalent of a picture-perfect long stemmed rose. What do do with them? Glad you asked. Here are Dara’s top five strawberry recipes!

05/11/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Oregano Recipes

It might be taking over your garden already this spring. What to do with all that Oregano? We’ll help you out. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes!

05/01/2015

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