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December 2012


Last-Minute Local Food Holiday Gifts

December 21, 2012

Last-Minute Local Food Holiday Gifts

Something tasty for everyone you haven't yet checked off your list. Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Sweet and Spicy Nut Mix

December 20, 2012

Sweet and Spicy Nut Mix

Nuts jazzed up with a little kick of spice add a savory note amidst the slew of holiday sweets. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 20, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Lindquist Family Christmas Sausage

December 19, 2012

Lindquist Family Christmas Sausage

Taste a bit of unique Twin Cities history in a seasonal sausage link. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Almond Triangle Cookies

December 18, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Almond Triangle Cookies

If you love almonds and caramel and butter and easy, this is your cookie. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


December 17, 2012

2012 Food Trends, 2013 Predictions

Here's a list of the three food trends I see coming, and three others I wouldn’t mind seeing fade away. Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Phillips Gin-Ka: Drink Like James Bond

December 17, 2012

Phillips Gin-Ka: Drink Like James Bond

The gin/vodka blend makes a mean Vesper martini. Do you take yours shaken, or stirred? Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Very Gingery Gingerbread

December 13, 2012

Very Gingery Gingerbread

If you enjoy the holiday flavors of gingerbread but might like something that doesn’t have a face, try this spicy treat instead of the little people. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


December 13, 2012

DeRushaEats: Minnesota Winter Beers

It’s a year to celebrate that we have some great Minnesota beer! Here are some of my winter favorites. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Magical Boozy Eggnog

December 11, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Magical Boozy Eggnog

If you too are charmed by the idea of a blast of bourbon in your eggnog, this recipe is for you. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Give Local: Adopt a Sheep and Finish the Barn!

December 10, 2012

Give Local: Adopt a Sheep and Finish the Barn!

For a gift that gives more, and risks less, consider making a donation to Shepherd's Way Farms. Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Holiday Dining Recommendations

December 7, 2012

Holiday Dining Recommendations

Headed to Holidazzle, the British Ad Awards, or a Christmas Carol? Here's where to dine. Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Chocolate Whiskey Cake

December 6, 2012

Chocolate Whiskey Cake

Nothing says “Happy Holidays” like homemade chocolate cake—and a spirited version ramps up the festive factor. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


DeRushaEats: Chef Ben Jacoby's Craftsman

December 6, 2012

DeRushaEats: Chef Ben Jacoby's Craftsman

It's been two years since legendary meat master Mike Phillips left The Craftsman. Here's how it stands now with Chef Ben Jacoby. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Honey For Your Honey

December 5, 2012

Honey For Your Honey

The Frenatae Honey Sale at the University of Minnesota is this week on December 5, 6, and 7. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Spaghetti Carbonara for One (or More)

December 4, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Spaghetti Carbonara for One (or More)

The classic bacon-and-egg pasta, ready in minutes. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


December 3, 2012

Consider a Little Garnish

Use garnish with purpose and it can add another dimension to your meal without much extra effort. Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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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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