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February 2013


Get a Taste of Brazil with the Caipirinha

February 28, 2013

Get a Taste of Brazil with the Caipirinha

If you’re like me and missed the Rio Carnival the other week, we can still get a taste of the festivities by mixing up the popular Caipirinha cocktail. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Seed Saving: Family Heirlooms for Your Garden

February 27, 2013

Seed Saving: Family Heirlooms for Your Garden

You can become part of the ever-growing seed saver/heirloom seed movement. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Wine on Our Minds

February 26, 2013

Wine on Our Minds

In the spirit of spirits and all things tasty, we have a little giveaway today. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (4)


Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience in T-minus one week!

February 22, 2013

Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience in T-minus one week!

What's new and notable about this year's biggest culinary event. Read more »

Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Celebrating National Margarita Day

February 21, 2013

Celebrating National Margarita Day

National Margarita Day?! Yep. Who knew? It’s February 22 every year, so gather your ingredients and get ready to stir things up! Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: At Sea Change With A Rising Star Chef

February 21, 2013

DeRushaEats: At Sea Change With A Rising Star Chef

It's no surprise Chef Jamie Malone from Sea Change was named a semifinalist in the James Beard Awards category for "Rising Star Chef." Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Muffuletta Sandwiches

February 20, 2013

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Muffuletta Sandwiches

A make-ahead mountain of salami, ham, mortadella, provolone & relish. All good. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


February 19, 2013

The ABCs of CSAs: 2013

It might seem premature to start thinking about fresh, summer produce, but Minnesota’s farmers started prepping for the season long ago. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: World Street Kitchen

February 18, 2013

Savvy Mom: World Street Kitchen

The brick-and-mortar version of Sameh and Saed Wadi's award-winning food truck is open. Read more »

Posted on Monday, February 18, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Twin Cities Best Pizza: Behind the Scenes

February 15, 2013

Twin Cities Best Pizza: Behind the Scenes

It was a tough job, but somebody's arteries had to do it: 10 things that didn't make it into the Best Pizza feature. Read more »

Posted on Friday, February 15, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Mango Mai Tai

February 14, 2013

Mango Mai Tai

Not hopping a plane for south of the border? Get a taste of the tropics at home by mixing up this twist on a tasty cocktail. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Get To Corner Table Restaurant!

February 14, 2013

DeRushaEats: Get To Corner Table Restaurant!

Corner Table is at the top of my list for a birthday, anniversary, or Thursday. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


February 13, 2013

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Queen Bee of Local Chocolates

Grab a box of Mademoiselle Miel Honey Bon-Bons for your Queen Bee at home, and celebrate like a celebrity this Valentine’s Day. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Coffee Pavlovas with Almond Whipped Cream

February 12, 2013

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Coffee Pavlovas with Almond Whipped Cream

A bittersweet treat for Valentine’s Day, whether you’re in love or not. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minneapolis Cashes in on the “Surly Bill”

February 11, 2013

Minneapolis Cashes in on the “Surly Bill”

Get ready to add 612Brew to the list of taprooms to open in Minnesota since the passage of the “Surly Bill.” Read more »

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Can coffee taste like "baked blueberries?"

February 8, 2013

Can coffee taste like "baked blueberries?"

Stephanie Ratanas, Dogwood's Director of Coffee, explains the art of describing coffee Read more »

Posted on Friday, February 8, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Chocolate Mint Chill

February 7, 2013

Chocolate Mint Chill

The classic combination of chocolate and mint makes for a tasty, decadent drink—and swirls of chocolate in the glass kick it up a notch. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Butcher and the Boar Winter Beer Garden

February 7, 2013

DeRushaEats: Butcher and the Boar Winter Beer Garden

Time to reveal how to get into one of the Twin Cities' most in-demand restaurants: stay outside. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


February 6, 2013

Better Beer Society University now Enrolling Students for Spring 2013

Starting today, you can become a better-educated beer drinker. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph: Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

February 5, 2013

FreshTartSteph: Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Skip takeout and pull together this easy, light stir-fry at home. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Shhh, It's a Quiet Opening at Up Cafe

February 4, 2013

Shhh, It's a Quiet Opening at Up Cafe

You may not have heard of Upper Midwest Gourmet in NE Minneapolis, but you've probably had something they've supplied around the Twin Cities. Read more »

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Midori's Floating World Cafe...Literally Floating?

February 1, 2013

Midori's Floating World Cafe...Literally Floating?

Ironic circumstances led to the restaurant's temporary closure. Read more »

Posted on Friday, February 1, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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