Food & Drink

Canned Fruit

How To Can Your Freshly Picked Summer Fruits

Canning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you’ve grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.

08/24/2015

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Best Mexican Restaurants In Minnesota

Far from Mexico, these local restaurants still bring the heat.

08/19/2015

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Best All-Day Breakfast Restaurants In Minnesota

Breakfast food isn’t just for breakfast anymore.

08/12/2015

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Top Paninis In Minnesota

This delectable, aromatic pressed sandwich originated in Milan. Like its Italian and Italian-American predecessors, the pizza and the sub sandwich, the panini quickly became an American staple. In Italy, the panini was associated with youth oriented pop culture. Then the Mediterranean artisan sandwich became popular in American fast food chains and sandwich shops. Different cultures have adopted the panini as their own. Served up in many ethnic variations, such as the Cubano, the panini is a dinner and diner favorite. Around metro Twin Cities, epicureans are sampling some of the best at chic panini bistros and restaurants.

08/05/2015

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Best Fish Tacos In Minnesota

These places are taking tacos to another level.

07/22/2015

Hot Dogs

Best Gourmet Hot Dogs In Minnesota

Summer grilling will never be the same.

07/15/2015

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Best Ice Cream In Minnesota

Cool your inside as it gets hot outside. July is National Ice Cream Month.

07/08/2015

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Best Fried Chicken In Minnesota

Sorry Colonel Sanders, there are far better places for fried chicken in Minnesota.

07/01/2015

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Best Craft Beer Shops In Minnesota

The craft beer scene is alive and well in the Twin Cities. Check out our list of the top five stores that carry great beer from small, independent breweries.

06/30/2015

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Best Restaurants With A View Of July 4th’s Fireworks In Minnesota

Stop fighting the crowd for a blanket on the grass and a spot to wait for the fireworks to begin. Since Minnesota is home to 10,000 plus lakes, and fireworks tend to be set off over a lake, there are a lot of options for viewing the fireworks that don’t involve waiting a long time for it to get dark and being pretty far from a bathroom.

06/24/2015

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Best Restaurants For Father’s Day Dinner Weekend In Minnesota

Who fixes your broken bike and teaches you to ride it? Who guides you to young adulthood and instills self reliance? That person is your dad, an influencer and first responder when the going gets tough. On Father’s Day, treat him to a great dinner at a wonderful restaurant. Everybody bonds over a gourmet meal.

06/17/2015

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Best Italian Restaurants In Minnesota

Molto Bello!

06/10/2015

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Best Doughnuts In Minnesota

Almost big enough to fit over your head, and maybe it should, it measures just over a foot accross. You will definitely want to mess with the Texas Doughnut, forget Minnesota nice.

06/03/2015

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Best Barbecue In Minnesota

Celebrate National Barbecue Month at one of these five fantastic smokehouses.

05/27/2015

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Best Beer Gardens In Minnesota

Minnesota has carried forward the old German tradition of the beer garden. Here are five you may wish to visit this summer.

05/21/2015

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Best Burgers In Minnesota

While the restaurants of Hamburg served minced meats for centuries, it took American ingenuity and two slices of bread to make it what it is today. Many locals have elevated this craft of cuisine to new heights.

05/20/2015

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Best Breweries In Minnesota

Recognize our great Minnesota brewers on American Craft Beer Week.

05/14/2015

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Best Places For Graduation Brunch In Minnesota

After years of studying and hard work, you’ve earned yourself a world-class brunch.

05/13/2015

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Best Margaritas In Minnesota

Experience refreshment in the form of a margarita.

05/06/2015

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Best Bars To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In Minnesota

More than just a reason to drink and dance, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican heritage and independence. But a little tequila never hurt.

04/30/2015

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Best Places For Chicken And Waffles In Minnesota

This popular plate has been given new life here in Minnesota.

04/29/2015

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Best Speakeasy Bars In Minnesota

Recall the glory days of drinks and danger at these local bars.

04/23/2015

Fresh Fruit Smoothies

Ask A Minnesota Chef: Best Healthy Smoothie Recipe

Sip healthy with smoothie recipes from Truce

04/22/2015

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Best Grilled Cheeses In Minnesota

Get a little cheesy with a grilled cheese from one of these local restaurants.

04/15/2015

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2 Delicious Mother’s Day Recipes From ‘NCIS’ Star Pauley Perrette

Bake up some delicious treats to show your Mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day. That’s the spirit that united Pauley Perrette, her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky, when they decide to create a special place in honor of Pauley’s mother, Donna Bell, a lovely Southern gal with a big heart and a true love of Southern cooking.

04/14/2015

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