In small town Minnesota family restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner are pretty common In the Twin Cities that type of café is Keys Café; a chain of nine restaurants known not only for those meals, but also for their bakery.
We’d bet Thanksgiving is equally split between those who go for the stuffing and turkey (the savory folks) and those who are just in it for the pie (sweet tooth). If you’re one of the latter, or if you’re just wanting to bring pie everywhere you go Thanksgiving weekend, you need to know the top bakery pies in the Twin Cities. Dara found you the Top 5 Thanksgiving Pies to-go!
She makes some of the best pastries in town, is on the receiving end of critics’ highest praise and has spent plenty of time rubbing elbows with culinary legends and celebrity chefs, alike.
Minnesota knows its apples. The U of M developed the Sweet Tango, the Zestar and the state fruit — The Honey Crisp. Orchards are brimming with people, trying to get their hands on those apples this time of year.
Cronuts — the new “it” food is debuting in Minneapolis. The newest pastry sensation has made its way into the Twin Cities. Cronuts are the perfectly blended treat that combines croissants and donuts.
Sharpen your sweet tooth and pour the coffee. It’s time for cake! Dara this week is sharing her Top 5 places for cake in the Twin Cities. She’s searched high and low for different kinds, different tastes and things she thinks everyone will enjoy. It’s the Top 5 Cakes in the Twin Cities!
Sharpen your sweet tooth and pour the coffee. It’s time for cake! Dara this week is sharing her Top 5 places for cake in the Twin Cities. She’s searched high and low for different, kinds, different tastes and things she thinks everyone will enjoy. It’s the Top 5 Cakes in the Twin Cities!
Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove has people lining up for their delicious cupcakes. And the story of how the shop’s owner ended up in Minnesota is perfect for Mother’s Day weekend.
The hunt for Best of Minnesota: Bakery saw the biggest response from WCCO viewers in the history of the franchise.
For some of us, it’s the best part of eating out — that bite of dessert after the meal. One Twin Cities pastry chef has a unique job. She’s in charge of desserts for 14 different restaurants.
Baker Anne Rucker had the hungry patrons of the Fulton and Kingfield Farmers Markets lined up each weekend over this past summer for fresh made donuts and other treats from her Bogart Loves Bakery. Brioche donuts with flavors like Nutella, maple bacon, and browned butter have made this first-time market vendor a fast favorite.
Move over icing gels and stencils, bakeries across the nation are proving it’s what’s inside that truly counts. And that’s no exception here in Minnesota. A local bakery in Edina is flipping the methods of message — putting the news inside the cake, rather than on top.
Bread … it’s one of those things where if you’re good at baking it, it’s the best. But if you’re like me and bread isn’t in your culinary skill-set, there’s nothing like buying a good loaf of bread or finding the perfect baguette. Check out this list of places in the Twin Cities to get a carb-overload (in no particular order.)
There is a place right in the Twin Cities that makes cookies, cakes and pies … the old-fashioned way. Jerabek’s New Bohemian Bakery and Coffeehouse is located on the westside of St. Paul.
Cupcakes are everywhere you look these days and it seems like the opportunities are endless. I have spent a fair amount of time in my own kitchen trying to replicate the amazing-looking cupcakes I see nightly on the Food Network and in blogs from across the country. But it’s time for me to stop doing all the hard work! Let’s see what the pros in the Twin Cities are creating.