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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Recent Articles & Blog Posts

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

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

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Blueberry Recipes

There are not enough good things to say about blueberries.

08/14/2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Green Onion Recipes

Farmer’s Markets open all over Minnesota in the next couple of weeks. What you’ll see everywhere are Green Onions. But what to do with them? We have ideas. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes!

04/28/2015

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Frozen Beet Recipes

Frozen Beets are everywhere in the store right now. But what to do with them? Dara to the rescue! Here are her Top 5 Frozen Beet Recipes!

04/16/2015

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cheese Ball Recipes

Embrace the Cheeseball! It’s not something that everyone avoids at a party. It’s a vehicle for some amazing and perhaps even “fancy” flavors. Here are Dara’s Top 5!

04/13/2015

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Do-Ahead Brunch Dishes

Why are you stressing out slaving over a hot stove for your loved ones when you can do mostly everything the night before and just sit around and relax? Stop the madness! And start learning to love these, my top five do-ahead brunch recipes, for Easter or any time.

04/03/2015

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Chicken Drumstick Recipes

Don’t forget the drumsticks! They might be cheap but that doesn’t mean they’re not totally excellent, and there are many brilliant ways to cook them, like this! Here are Dara’s top five!

03/27/2015

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Hummus Recipes

Did you know that there’s a next level of hummus? True. There is. Here are Dara’s Top Five Hummus Recipes!

03/20/2015

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Soda Bread Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day is this coming Tuesday. Forget the Corned Beef and Beer. Well, don’t forget that. Just don’t forget the Irish Soda Bread! Here are Dara’s Five Favorite Recipes!

03/12/2015

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Squash Recipes

Before we get everything greening up and the Farmer’s Markets start hopping, Dara has one more winter staple to get in your meals: Winter Squash. Here are her Top 5 Recipes!

03/09/2015

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Pickle Recipes

What can you do with a good jar of pickles? A lot more than you think you can. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Pickle Recipes!

02/27/2015

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