TC Tastes - AsparagusIsn't it nice when a restaurant offers an assist on the journey to eating seasonally? Don't get me wrong, I love a good buttermilk fried chicken sandwich, but I also love to eat my veggies. It's a balance, right?
Curious Goat's Apple Arugula Goat Cheese SaladWhile I'm addicted to those cheese curds, I recently discovered my new favorite salad. Since this salad seems to have made a one-night-only appearance, I had to recreate it for my own enjoyment.
Cozy Broccoli DalKeep it cozy on a cool day with this delicious broccoli dal recipe.
The Winner of Cochon555 Is...We have many talented chefs here in the Twin Cities. Enough talent to have attracted the attention of Cochon555, a national whole-hog chef competition, who added Minneapolis to its select list of competition stops back in 2015.
TC Tastes: Comfort FoodMy winter eating habits have been focused on hearty dishes like pasta, gnocchi, and dumplings.
Finding Freshness In Winter Produce: Celery Root & Apple SaladEven though the weather has shown some signs of warmth, we will likely have to endure some more winter temperatures.
Fancy French ToastThe recipe calls for challah, a rich egg bread and can be special ordered from a local bakery or use a brioche instead.
Mexico City MicheladaNever heard of it? Me either, until my recent trip to Mexico City and I'm now obsessed.
Bite Of Minnesota: Mexico City EatsThe city itself is huge, much too large to cover in one visit, so I guess I'll just have to go back someday soon. Twist my arm, right?
How To Snack Better In 2018A new year doesn't necessarily bring change, but it certainly brings hope and opportunity for change and sometimes that's all you need to make good things happen.
Stuff Your Stockings With Local Minnesota Food GiftsNormally, I have all of the presents purchased (or at least mapped out) by the time Thanksgiving rolls around. This year my gift buying seems to be lagging, so I pulled together a list of stocking stuffers for food lovers to kick start my own shopping. Whether you need to buy something for a co-worker, a friend, or a family member, check something off your list with these gift ideas.
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.
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.
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?
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.