Although it may seem as if the entire country is spending its free time making artisan jam and looking for ways to incorporate bacon into every recipe, there are still those of us who'd rather leave the cooking to someone else -- especially when it comes to a dinner party. Even if you're overcome by ... More >>
Do you ever find yourself over-thinking breakfast, desperately seeking the healthiest option and instead landing in food paralysis? Half an hour later you find yourself bleary eyed with a discarded wrapper from a less-than-healthy choice crumpled like so much willpower beside your listless arm.Bread ... More >>
Opening up the stockings Christmas morning is full of comforts from childhood: orange, apple, chocolate, maybe some socks, which is all useful, if snoozy. Why not surprise the food fan or bar chef in your life with some of these affordable and fun finds? They get to experiment wi ... More >>
Chiles, chutneys, and chicken feet make for unique, delicious holiday treats
Looking for that last-minute gift item for your foodie father? Well, look no further. We did the scouting for you. Here are several options to choose from.
With just over a week before it officially opens for the season, the Linden Hills Farmers Market vendor lineup has been announced, reports the Southwest Minneapolis Patch. The market, opening for the season on Sunday, June 3, will be held in the Settergren's Hardware parking lot near 43rd Stree ... More >>
Still trying to find that perfect gift for mom? Is she the kind of woman who appreciates a meal of many courses, served in small but exquisite portions? When she comes over to your house, does she dump out your salt cellar and refill it with Maldon Sea Salt? Does she love to cook but already has eve ... More >>
Local D'LishWinter cooking classes start this weekWith your social calendar filling up fast and more potlucks than you can shake a stick at, December is the month when you ask the question "What can I bring?" more often than "What time is it?" If you're running low on ideas, consider taking ... More >>
Emily WeissMeet your maker(s) at the indoor winter farmers market Good news for industrious sous chefs, weekend dinner party hosts, and smug couples in the metro area: The farmers market is back. Saturday, November 19, marks the first indoor winter farmers market of the season, hosted by th ... More >>
Photo by Lisa NguyenLocal D'Lish incorporates its fresh produce into cooking classes--and offers a special deal to Hot Dish readersD'Lish celebrated its three-year anniversary in the North Loop neighborhood this month. The store schedule is already packed with Saturday winter farmers markets, sam ... More >>
Thomasina's Cashew BrittleThis brittle is anything but. Brittle is brittle is brittle, right? We thought so, too until Thomasina's Cashew Brittle came into our lives. If you love sticky, rock hard, overly sugary brittle, these handmade, small-batch confections aren't for you. After ... More >>
www.bramblewoodtreats.comBramblewood Treats offer the perfect way to celebrate National Shortbread DayJust when you thought the holidays were over, along comes National Shortbread Day to help you break those newly minted resolutions. Yes, January 6 is dedicated to the noble shortbread, a bu ... More >>
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak wants you to eat better. Which is why he created Homegrown Minneapolis, an initiative designed to "improve the growth, sales, distribution, and consumption of healthy, locally grown foods within the city and the surrounding region." That means more community garde ... More >>
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