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July 2012


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Fermented Cucumber Pickles

July 31, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Fermented Cucumber Pickles

No vinegar required to make perfect, salty pickles! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: Lots to Like at Lift

July 30, 2012

Savvy Mom: Lots to Like at Lift

New Lift Coffee and Treats is a great stop thanks to good food and environmental awareness. Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Best Haute Hot Dogs

July 27, 2012

The Best Haute Hot Dogs

Enjoy the dog days of summer with three fancy new tubesteaks Read more »

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


Gingersnap Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

July 26, 2012

Gingersnap Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ginger and chocolate is a popular combination that pairs up for this great summer treat. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRusha Eats: Which Wich Do You Choose in the Skyway Sandwich Battle?

July 25, 2012

DeRusha Eats: Which Wich Do You Choose in the Skyway Sandwich Battle?

There's a new sandwich shop in town. Question is, can it compete with the rest? Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Warm Fruit Crisp

July 24, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Warm Fruit Crisp

Any mix of summer fruits is delicious under a buttery, crisp topping. Read more »

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


Caramel Panna Cotta Courtesy of Pastry Chef Adrienne Odom

July 23, 2012

Caramel Panna Cotta Courtesy of Pastry Chef Adrienne Odom

Creamy and decadent and perfect for summer, from a pastry mentor. Read more »

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


Spam's New Flavors: Taste Test

July 20, 2012

Spam's New Flavors: Taste Test

Minnesota's most famous meat celebrates 75 years with jalapeno and black pepper! Read more »

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Barbecue Caribbean-Glazed Chicken

July 19, 2012

Barbecue Caribbean-Glazed Chicken

Island-inspired flavorings of rum, molasses, and spices help transport you out of the mid-summer grilling rut. Read more »

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


July 19, 2012

DeRushaEats: The Food & Wine List of the Twin Cities

Kate Krader should be saluted for her list of best affordable restaurants in Minneapolis. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Experience Real Country Living at Minnesota’s 2012 Eat Local Farm Tour

July 18, 2012

Experience Real Country Living at Minnesota’s 2012 Eat Local Farm Tour

The 2012 Eat Local Farm Tour, showcasing ten Minnesota farms, is this Saturday. Read more »

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


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Perfect Soft-Boiled Eggs

July 17, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Perfect Soft-Boiled Eggs

Pair with slices of perfectly ripe tomatoes for a real summer treat. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Play. Eat. Repeat.

July 16, 2012

Play. Eat. Repeat.

One of our favorite hot-day hangouts is Jim Lupient Water Park, with some good meal options just blocks away. Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Next Hot Meat You've Never Tried

July 13, 2012

The Next Hot Meat You've Never Tried

Victory 44's pork tongue is offal-ly good! Read more »

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


Chicken Florentine Salad with Lemon-Parmesan Vinaigrette

July 12, 2012

Chicken Florentine Salad with Lemon-Parmesan Vinaigrette

This Italian-inspired spinach salad with orzo makes a light and delicious one-dish meal. Read more »

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


DeRushaEats: At the MSP Airport

July 12, 2012

DeRushaEats: At the MSP Airport

Delta and their partner OTG are really stepping things up with dining in Concourse G. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 12, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (3)


Pantry Pasta Worth the Purchase

July 11, 2012

Pantry Pasta Worth the Purchase

Update your pantry pasta with this new artisan brand, Valentino Pasta, coming out of Illinois. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Cold Soba Noodles with Herbs, Cucumber & Pork

July 10, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Cold Soba Noodles with Herbs, Cucumber & Pork

A robust pasta salad fresh with chiles, herbs, and shredded pork. Read more »

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


Heat-Free Cooking: Maceration

July 9, 2012

Heat-Free Cooking: Maceration

A recipe to convert beet haters, or anyone looking to beat the heat. Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Will Prairie Kitchen and Bar be the Hyatt's Dining Comeback?

July 6, 2012

Will Prairie Kitchen and Bar be the Hyatt's Dining Comeback?

The departure of Manny’s and Oceanaire diminished the hotel’s dining cachet. Prairie's trying to change that. Read more »

Posted on Friday, July 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Savory Watermelon Salad with Onions & Feta

July 5, 2012

Savory Watermelon Salad with Onions & Feta

There is great synergy between sweet watermelon and savory feta, onions, and black olives in this salad. Read more »

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


DeRusha Eats: Icehouse Restaurant—Worth the Wait

July 5, 2012

DeRusha Eats: Icehouse Restaurant—Worth the Wait

Magnificent design, food, and service make Icehouse worth the wait. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Chimichurri, Part II

July 3, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Chimichurri, Part II

A great ingredient for a 4th of July (or any grilling) feast. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: Food for the Road

July 2, 2012

Savvy Mom: Food for the Road

These homemade Chai-Spiced Granola Bars are a particular favorite when packing good food for road trips. Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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