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April 2012


Mother’s Day and Anniversaries Loom: Let’s Make Cookies

April 30, 2012

Mother’s Day and Anniversaries Loom: Let’s Make Cookies

My wife takes the culinary lead on three things: coffee, popcorn, and these stellar chocolate chip cookies. Read more »

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Get Your Grill On

April 27, 2012

Get Your Grill On

GrillFest. It’s exactly as it sounds: a festival about grilling, and all things related to summer entertaining. Read more »

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: At St. Paul's Best Restaurants

April 26, 2012

DeRushaEats: At St. Paul's Best Restaurants

St. Paul's Meritage and The Strip Club are incredible, and prove that service matters. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Ready, Set, Go: It's Farmers’ Market Season!

April 25, 2012

Ready, Set, Go: It's Farmers’ Market Season!

Pack your reusable grocery bags. Slap on some sunscreen. The Twin Cities farmers’ market season will start this Saturday. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Butterflied Shrimp

April 24, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Butterflied Shrimp

Split shrimp in half for easy grilling, big flavor. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: Dynamic Duo - Logan Park and Uncle Franky's

April 23, 2012

Savvy Mom: Dynamic Duo - Logan Park and Uncle Franky's

Two reasons I love to live in the Twin Cities: parks and food. Combine them for a great afternoon with the kids. Read more »

Posted on Monday, April 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRusha Eats: The Next Local Food Trend - Locally Sourced Ethnic

April 19, 2012

DeRusha Eats: The Next Local Food Trend - Locally Sourced Ethnic

I want my hot dog to be made of top-quality fresh ingredients, just like I want my pork shank and my Thai food. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Documentary Feature Film “In Organic We Trust” to Screen at Twin Cities International Film Festival

April 18, 2012

Documentary Feature Film “In Organic We Trust” to Screen at Twin Cities International Film Festival

The film depicts a curious and fervent Kip Pastor as he tries to understand the organic food industry and America’s food system. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Sopes

April 17, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Sopes

Curse me now: You will soon be addicted to this easy take on homemade corn tortillas. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Chef Goff Heading a Restaurant—For a Short Time

April 16, 2012

Chef Goff Heading a Restaurant—For a Short Time

If you like our local dining community, then come check out a chef who helped put us on the map. Read more »

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (4)


Wine for a Dime Starting Today!

April 13, 2012

Wine for a Dime Starting Today!

Minnesota Monthly Wine Week begins today and runs until Sunday, April 22nd. Read more »

Posted on Friday, April 13, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


DeRushaEats: On Celebrity Chefs

April 12, 2012

DeRushaEats: On Celebrity Chefs

Scott Pampuch is joining the ranks of chefs on national TV, hosting In Search of Food on Ovation TV. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Midwest Distilleries Serving You Well

April 11, 2012

Midwest Distilleries Serving You Well

Lots of quality spirits are being distilled in the Midwest, and here's a rundown. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Passover Brownies

April 10, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Passover Brownies

Fudgy, scratch brownies that stir together in minutes. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: Food Truck Friday!

April 9, 2012

Savvy Mom: Food Truck Friday!

No school turned into a fabulous Minneapolis food truck tour. Read more »

Posted on Monday, April 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (3)


Introducing New Vintage Wine Club

April 6, 2012

Introducing New Vintage Wine Club

Great wine, food, and knowledgeable wine panelists in rotating Twin Cities arts and entertainment venues. Read more »

Posted on Friday, April 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (6)


DeRushaEats: Butcher & the Boar

April 5, 2012

DeRushaEats: Butcher & the Boar

The hype for Butcher & the Boar has been unreal. And guess what? The food is pretty unreal too. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Northfield's Laughing Loon Farm Named Farm Favorite

April 4, 2012

Northfield's Laughing Loon Farm Named Farm Favorite

Laughing Loon Farm will receive a $2,500 award for a season extension project, plus a $500 bonus grant. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Wholesome Kitchen

April 3, 2012

Wholesome Kitchen

We can't all be master chefs. But a good cookbook can help. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (7)


April 2, 2012

Doug Flicker of Piccolo Wins Minnesota Monthly Local Chef Challenge!

What a weekend of incredible cooking and eating at Mall of America, and what a worthy winner. Read more »

Posted on Monday, April 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (3)


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TC Taste answers your restaurant and dining questions, dishes on latest discoveries, reflects on breaking news, and generally bring the plate to the page with a skilled crew of experts: Minnesota Monthly Senior Editor Rachel Hutton, Sustainable Food Correspondent Marie Flanagan, Home Cook Stephanie Meyer, Chef Jason Ross, Savvy Mom Kristin Boldon, Food Writer Joy Summers, and Drinks & Real Food Senior Editor Mary Subialka. Learn more about the TC Taste bloggers.

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