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.
Best Weekend Events In Minnesota: What To Do Once Turkey Day Is DoneIf you're not planning on jumping on the Black Friday sales, here are some ideas for you and yours to get out of the house and have fun after Thanksgiving.
Mike's Mix: Kieran's Irish PubMike Augustyniak heads to a beloved Irish pub in downtown Minneapolis that has some head-turning cocktails.
Mike's Mix: Breakfast Blends At Benedict's Morning HeroesBenedict's Morning Heroes is Executive Chef Mike Rakun’s spin on the modern diner, where the food and atmosphere are fun, simple, and approachable.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Recipes For A New England FeastI’m talking about New England, down the coast and along the islands of Maine and Nantucket, and then inland back in the mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont.
Bite Of Minnesota: TC Tastes in OctoberOctober was one of those months where restaurants fueled us more than home cooking and sometimes, that's just the way it goes.
Movie Blog: The 10 Scariest Movies EverMuch like comedy, horror is one of the most subjectively-received movie genres out there. Just as you can't really argue what people think is or isn't funny, it's difficult to convince anyone that they're not scared if they're squeezing the blood right out of your closest thigh.
November Festivals Across Minnesota, At A GlanceGearing up for the festival-heavy month of December, November also has plenty to offer.
Guy On A Bike: Minnesota Cycling CenterIt’s been four years since the announcement of plans for a new velodrome and bicycle center in northeast Minneapolis. So where does the project stand today?