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    October 14, 2014

    The Sioux Chef Dishes on Minnesota's First "Pre-Contact" Restaurant

    If you were asked to name three pre-contact Native American dishes, could you do it? Or does your knowledge stop with fry bread? If so, you're not alone. Indigenous recipes and cooking methods have largely disappeared since Europeans first made contact with the Americas. Sean Sherman, otherwise kno ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    Eating, Reading, and Living Well event series hits St. Paul's libraries

    Care to get your health on at the library? That's the idea behind the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library's Eating, Reading, and Living Well series, which starts May 12 with an urban farming documentary at the Merriam Park Library. The program, supported by the Mississippi Market, is in its fif ... More >>

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    March 11, 2014

    Tricia Cornell on how to shop Minnesota's farmers markets like a pro [RECIPE]

    It seems like a shopping no-brainer: instead of getting in your gas guzzler and motoring across town to a big box grocery store for your imported asparagus from Peru or heads of garlic from China, you spend your hard-earned food budget at your neighborhood farmers market, supporting the farmers who ... More >>

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    January 7, 2014

    La Belle Vie to honor Charlie Trotter with special menu all this week

    It's still hard to believe that such a giant in the food world was taken so soon. Influential restaurateur and chef Charlie Trotter passed away suddenly last year, and locally, some leaders in fine dining knew they wanted to honor the man who gave the culinary world so much. Beginning today, the che ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    Edible Twin Cities, a new cookbook

    We were happy to see the new cookbook from Edible Twin Cities  come across our desks. A collection of recipes from local producers, writers, bloggers and chefs, it's a celebration of locavore eating at home. We dug in and decided to put a couple of the recipes to the test.

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    June 13, 2013

    Today is Famous Dave Anderson BBQ Party Day!

    "May you always be surrounded by good friends and great barbecue," says Dave Anderson over the phone in lieu of a goodbye. But he's earned the right to those coined phrases: Dave Anderson, a.k.a. Famous Dave of Famous Dave's BBQ, has an abundance of two very important things: ribs and enthusiasm. ... More >>

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    October 8, 2012

    October's fest streak continues this Week in Food

    Another week in October, another series of epic, not-to-be-missed festivals this Week in Food -- make space in your stomach and your weekend. 10/8 Sun Street Breads is hosting its first beer dinner (you read that correctly) tonight by featuring a "A Road Trip Down Highway 61" with heaps of Fulton ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    Kim Ode's 'Rhubarb Renaissance': How to use your bumper crop [RECIPE]

    Summer in Minnesota is a beautiful thing. It may be just a few fleeting months, but the seasonal produce is plentiful, interesting, and inspires some of the most memorable dishes we eat all year. Right now we're nearing the end of rhubarb season, and for those of us with home gardens and CSA boxes t ... More >>

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    June 4, 2012

    Fall into the Beermuda Triangle this Week in Food

    Baseball, beer, chocolate, charity...we're hitting all the major marks this Week in Food, and it's not even officially summer. 6/5 Start your week off right with the Wedge's class Chocolate Heaven, where students will enjoy a light meal before watching demos of ultimate chocolate chip cookies, bit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Local author Tricia Cornell tells us how to eat more veggies

    Just in time for CSA season comes local author (and past City Pages contributor) Tricia Cornell's new book Eat More Vegetables: Making the Most of Your Seasonal Produce to store shelves. Baffled by what to do with all that fall squash or early summer kohlrabi? Cornell has been there, and her book ta ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    The Munchies food awards include several local nominees

    The recipe-swap, dinner-inspiration, and food-porn website Tablespoon, recently announced nominees for the Munchies, their first ever People's Choice-style food and restaurant awards. They're  judged by an expert panel that includes hometown star Andrew Zimmern, and the nominees include well-kn ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Chef Daniel Green of ShopNBC: A life of healthy eating, part 3

    This is the final chapter in our interview with Daniel Green. In part 1, we found out how a healthy diet helped him conquer his weight problem. And in part 2, we learned how he broke into the TV business. We now pick things up just as his career is taking off. For years, Green never found work ve ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    5 great books for Minnesota foodies

    ​What else is there for your foodie friends to do in the winter other than read, eat food, and read about food? Probably not much. Food books, therefore, are the perfect gift. Here's our selection of the best in local food books--available at independent book stores citywide. Minnesota Lunch: ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    The 'Splendid Table' duo is back with another splendid cookbook

    "We emphasize taking pleasure in the doing," Lynne Rossetto Kasper says. "This is not about 'it's got to be right and it's got to be perfect.' "​One of the very best things I ever ate was an appetizer made by Lynne Rossetto Kasper. She cracked open a wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano and drizzled i ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    5 great gifts for foodies

    Christmas foodies = delicious gifts​Got a few foodies on the list of people to shop for this Christmas? Turn off QVC. I promise they don't want a juicer. The Hot Dish is here to help you come up with the perfect gift for as many foodies as you have on your list. This will be the first of a s ... More >>

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    September 20, 2011

    Viking Jared Allen serving coffee at Caribou today

    From footballer to cookbook author to barista, the multitalented Jared Allen.​Caribou Coffee Co. has mostly been concentrating on expanding its franchise business lately, but it opened its first company-owned store since 2008 yesterday, near the site of a shuttered Caribou in Gaviidae Commons ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    Modernist Cuisine: Check out the epic, $625 cookbook for free

    Modernist Cuisine"The cookbook to end all cookbooks." -David Chang​Copies of what is surely the most epic cookbook of the contemporary world--the six-volume, 2,438-page, 39.5 pound, five-years-in-the-making Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking--are currently on their way to the ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Rustica's Steve Horton: Chef Chat, part 2

    Lisa GulyaRustica Bakery owner Steve Horton​Timing is essential when baking--and buying--bread. Stop by the bakery too late and the shelves could be bare; too early and your favorite loaf hasn't come out of the oven yet. If you want the broadest and freshest selection, baker-owner Steve Horton ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Steph Hedrick of Jack's: Chef Chat, part 2

    Lisa GulyaExecutive Chef Steph Hedrick at Jack's​In today's part of our chat with Steph Hedrick, executive chef at Jack's in south Minneapolis, Hedrick talks about what and where she likes to eat and which cookbooks are inspiring her now. (Read part 1 of the chat here.)

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    December 7, 2010

    Corner Table, Green Ox "whole hog" dinner and cookbook signing

    Mike Phillips of Green Ox teams up next Tuesday with Corner Table's Scott Pampuch to host a "whole hog" dinner​Next Tuesday, local chefs Scott Pampuch of Corner Table and Mike Phillips of Green Ox will celebrate being featured in a new butchers' cookbook. And how better to celebrate than by go ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Sun Street Breads' Solveig Tofte: chef chat, part 2

    Martin OuimetBaker Solveig Tofte​Today baker Solveig Tofte, formerly of Turtle Bread Company, explains her dream for turning Minneapolis into "a baking mecca." She also shares her picks for the best baking cookbooks, in part two of this week's chef chat. (Read part 1 here.)

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    November 25, 2010

    Don Saunders of In Season: Chef Chat, part 2

    Christine ChovanChef Don Saunders of In Season restaurant​Today we continue our talk with Don Saunders, chef of the new In Season restaurant in south Minneapolis. (Here's part 1 of the interview.) Saunders, who first entered the Twin Cities restaurant scene as a server, tells us about a clums ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Best iPhone apps for Thanksgiving cooks

    Mo PerryA $35 cookbook shrunk to a $4.99 app that fits in the palm of your hand​ With most of us gearing up to spend Thursday in the kitchen juggling pots, pans, baking sheets, and kitchen timers, we thought this was the perfect time to introduce you to five of our favorite technological Chef ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009

    Food blogger seeks funds for Midwestern cookbook

    A food blogger is using a new online fundraising source to get support for her new cookbook.

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    January 23, 2009
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    December 17, 2008

    Cool books for the foodie on your list

    Everything from foods to try before you die to a sprinkl ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    So, you wanna be a food writer...

    This Saturday, try your first course.

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