This Week in Food begins with pho and ends with pie, the ideal bookends to the final week in September. 9/27 Mississippi Market offers the chance to meander through Southeast Asian cooking in an entirely gluten-free fashion at Thursday night's class "Cooking Southeast Asian Flavors." The distinct ... More >>
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 >>
Busy week! The Mill City Farmers Market returns on Saturday, and don't forget to honor mom on Sunday with something especially delicious this Week in Food. 5/8 Creating a fun, tasty dessert doesn't have to take hours or require a long list of ingredients. With the right items in your pantry, you c ... More >>
Beer. Cigars. Wine. This week we've got paired dinners for pretty much every interest, plus Kim Ode slinging rhubarb in all its sweet and savory forms. A fairly unique week in food if we do say so. 4/24 If you're the type who appreciates having a stogie with your meal, then Tria is the place for y ... More >>
Readers write: Where does one get a sourdough starter? Or should you make it yourself?
Desperate for last-minute holiday gifts? How about a cookbook where a dozen Minnesotans make their lives as real as bread?
Perspective and Context: Endangered Species in Newsrooms Public Safety columnist Ruben Rosario chimes in on the case getting saturation coverage in local news media this week, a Chaska man's alleged murder-for-inheritance of his mother. With the rest of the news media busy trying to flesh out the s ... More >>
Today's Los Angeles Times carries a frightening analysis of the future of daily newspapers, "Black and White and Read by Fewer." The story is pegged to the announcement of mass layoffs at prestigious dailies around the country and to the release of data showing exactly how precipitous newspapers' ci ... More >>
Gasping toward the tiger lot
Should we free our kids from the tyranny of big mother?
Your faithful scribe pursues ghost-of-Christmas-present Paul Magers
Media people: I mean you no harm