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August 2012


Smoked Turkey Wraps and Avocado-Cucumber Tomato Salad

August 31, 2012

Smoked Turkey Wraps and Avocado-Cucumber Tomato Salad

Quick and easy do-ahead wraps and salad make a picnic even more relaxing. Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Minnesota State Fair Small Business Success

August 30, 2012

DeRushaEats: Minnesota State Fair Small Business Success

The vendors at the fair often take huge risks, with (hopefully) even bigger rewards. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Joia Soda Introduces New Flavors

August 29, 2012

Joia Soda Introduces New Flavors

Taste testing Ginger/Apricot/Allspice and Orange/Jasmine/Nutmeg Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Fried Cheese Curds

August 28, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Fried Cheese Curds

No standing in line for this delicious version! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Savvy Mom: Free and Cheap Family Fun at the Fair

August 27, 2012

Savvy Mom: Free and Cheap Family Fun at the Fair

It is possible to spend hours at the fair without breaking the bank, while doing fun things and eating delicious (albeit unhealthful) food. Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Tasting the region's first grain-to-glass bourbon, which releases this weekend!

August 24, 2012

Tasting the region's first grain-to-glass bourbon, which releases this weekend!

Locavore spirits lovers, plan your trip to 45th Parallel Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Best New Minnesota State Fair Foods

August 23, 2012

Best New Minnesota State Fair Foods

Five new fair foods worth checking out Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Lamb Testicles

August 23, 2012

DeRushaEats: Lamb Testicles

News flash: New Fair food "lamb fries" are actually lamb testicles—and pretty good. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


August 22, 2012

A Greener Visit to the MN State Fair

Once again, the 2012 Fair has a ton to offer in terms of local foodie and educational opportunities. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Crab & Sweet Corn Chowder

August 21, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Crab & Sweet Corn Chowder

Crab, corn, and a little bacon sweeten the end of summer. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


August 20, 2012

Technique Welcomes a New Team Today

Technique, a student-intern run restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu, resets every 12 weeks, introducing a new crop to the restaurant world. Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 20, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Fired Up Corn on the Cob

August 16, 2012

Fired Up Corn on the Cob

Chipotle pepper-lime butter spices up summertime favorite corn on the cob. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Downtown Brunch

August 16, 2012

DeRushaEats: Downtown Brunch

Go before the secret is out and these two amazing Minneapolis brunch spots get slammed. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Minnesota Goodness from Grains

August 15, 2012

Minnesota Goodness from Grains

Local cereal-making companies Minnesota Goodness and Urban Graze connect farms and food and maintain Minnesota's rich history. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Ranger Cookies

August 14, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Ranger Cookies

"Naughty" coconut cookies from the Bethenny Reformed Church Cookbook. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (4)


Savvy Mom: The New Taco in Town

August 13, 2012

Savvy Mom: The New Taco in Town

The Rusty Taco, a small Texas chain and St. Paul favorite, has crossed the river to Northeast Minneapolis. Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Should Cakedy Be Minnesota's Candy Bar?

August 10, 2012

Should Cakedy Be Minnesota's Candy Bar?

A new candy bar innovates in a tired category. But how does it taste? Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Pasta with Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Fresh Mozzarella

August 9, 2012

Pasta with Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Fresh Mozzarella

This zesty and cheerful dish comes together in about the time it takes to boil water for the pasta. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Indeed Brewing Opens Tap Room in Minneapolis This Friday

August 8, 2012

Indeed Brewing Opens Tap Room in Minneapolis This Friday

Here's your 411 on the Twin Cities' newest taproom, Indeed Brewing Company. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Grilled Watermelon Salad with Cherry Tomatoes & Charred Beets

August 7, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Grilled Watermelon Salad with Cherry Tomatoes & Charred Beets

Celebrate the bounty of the season at Farm in the Cities! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Saturday at the Market

August 6, 2012

Saturday at the Market

Join us this Saturday for a tour of the St. Paul Farmers' Market and a delicious three-course seasonal meal at the St. Paul Grill. Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Icehouse and Chef Shack Offer the Burger's New Secret Weapon, Two Ways

August 3, 2012

Icehouse and Chef Shack Offer the Burger's New Secret Weapon, Two Ways

Chefs may be accused of pandering, but do we care? Not with burgers this tasty. Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Fresh Berry Tiramisu

August 2, 2012

Fresh Berry Tiramisu

This berry tiramisu is so luscious and delightful you may never go back to a traditional recipe for the Italian confection. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: What Exactly is a Craft Beer?

August 2, 2012

DeRushaEats: What Exactly is a Craft Beer?

Is a brewery that’s been around since 1860 really a craft brewery? Yes. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


August 1, 2012

Celebrate Seward Co-op's 40 Years

On Saturday, August 4, from noon to 8 p.m., Seward Co-op will be celebrating 40 years as a community cooperative at the East River Flats park. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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