Mike's Mix: A Taste Of The Past At Al's PlaceThis week, Mike Augustyniak heads back in time to get a taste of the 1920s in northeast Minneapolis.
TC Tastes: Smoked Salmon EditionI fell in love with the bagel and lox combination just a few years ago and now seek it out everywhere.
Minnesota December Festivals Highlights (Part 2)More and more happening around Minnesota this week. Here are your best bets for the upcoming week.
Mike's Mix: Say Hi Hi To Hai HaiEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds interesting cocktails that mixologists are stirring up in the Twin Cities. This week, he heads to the brand new HAI HAI in northeast Minneapolis to try a pair of Asian-inspired cocktails.
Speedy Vegetable Pot PiesA recent meal prep weekend was focused on using ingredients from the freezer like leftover wheat berries, barley, red beans, frozen vegetables, and pie crust.
Minnesota's Best December Festivals (Part 1)December is packed full of events across the state. Here are just a few for this first week.
Minnesota Winters Among America's Fastest Warming, Analysis SaysWinters in Minneapolis-St. Paul have each warmed 6.0° F since 1970, behind only Burlington, Vermont.
Mike's Mix: Pumpkin Spice Lawsuit From Five Watt CoffeeThis week, Mike Augustyniak found a kick of caffeine with your favorite fall spice -- and some booze, of course.
Curried Lentil Turkey SoupI love Thanksgiving. It's one of my favorite holidays for a few reasons. First, it always falls on a Thursday, making it easy to plan. Second, I always take Thursday off to celebrate it with my husband's family, so it's like a bonus Thanksgiving. Third, a weekend always follows, so it feels like a long vacation from work. And lastly, it revolves around food, and who doesn't like food?
Best 2017 Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals In MinnesotaIt’s the best time of the year if you’re looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5.
Mike's Mix: Dancing In The MoonlightThis week, Mike Augustyniak is trying his hand at a few Thanksgiving cocktails, including Dancing in the Moonlight -- a pumpkin pie in a glass.
Pumpkin Spice Granola RecipeLast week I talked about the versatility of this one small pumpkin I picked up at the market. Not only did I make a tasty snack from the seeds, I roasted the pumpkin itself for pumpkin puree to use in Pumpkin Spice Coffee, which was so tasty, especially in this cold weather.