Best Fruitcake In MinnesotaUsually rated at the bottom of the dessert chain because of sawdust looks and lackluster taste, the fruitcake was the culinary counterpart of the ugly holiday sweater. However, this sturdy pastry loaf, chock full of heavy flour and preserved or candied fruits and nuts, found favor as a door stop or door stoop because of its brick-like consistency. But creative bakers have stepped up the fruitcake with new ingredients and a fresh approach to unveiling its delicate flavors. Such artisan touches have re-molded the rough-hewn and tradition-bound fruitcake into the darling of desserts.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Your Best Thanksgiving Pie RecipeLearn how to bake like a pro and treat your guests to delicious, festive pies this Thanksgiving.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Thanksgiving Pies To-GoWe'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!
Best Cherry Dishes and Drinks In MinnesotaFebruary is National Cherry Month and February 20th is National Cherry Pie Day, so grab a spoon, fork and/or glass and celebrate the wonder that is this tart, sweet, red little fruit.
Best Bets For Donuts In The Twin CitiesCraving warm, flaky donuts? We've rounded up some of the best donuts in the Twin Cities. These spots will have you coming back for more of these sweet, satisfying, hole-y treats.
Best Cookies In The Twin Cities To find the best cookies in the Twin Cities was no easy feat. There are an abundance of wonderful bakeries in the area. Over the last month, I have taste tested many of the cookies these bakeries have to offer.