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June 2012


Turkey and Bacon Burger with Hickory Mayonnaise

June 29, 2012

Turkey and Bacon Burger with Hickory Mayonnaise

This turkey bacon burger stuffed with cheese is a great change of pace from classic beef burgers. Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Walker Kitchen Lab Serves Up Surprises Tonight at Open Field

June 28, 2012

Walker Kitchen Lab Serves Up Surprises Tonight at Open Field

Solar ovens, herbal teas, and outdoor operetta: a sneak peek at what’s in store… Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (5)


Cool Treats to Celebrate the 4th of July

June 27, 2012

Cool Treats to Celebrate the 4th of July

With so much local produce in season right now, the 4th of July is the perfect holiday to showcase the best fresh ingredients. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Sweet or Savory Cornmeal Pancakes

June 26, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Sweet or Savory Cornmeal Pancakes

It's hard to beat the pure corn flavor of pancakes made with cornmeal alone. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Best Pie Stops Along the North Shore and Mississippi

June 26, 2012

Best Pie Stops Along the North Shore and Mississippi

Add a little slice of happiness to your summer road trips. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


June 25, 2012

No Sick Time for Chefs

In the kitchen emergency scenario, you’re either an asset to the team or you’re a liability. Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 25, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Will Belly Replace Restaurant Punch Card Rewards?

June 22, 2012

Will Belly Replace Restaurant Punch Card Rewards?

Is the new Belly card a restaurant rewards program you'd actually use? Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (4)


Fresh Fruit Salad with a Twist

June 21, 2012

Fresh Fruit Salad with a Twist

You want to choose the ripest fruit you can for this amazing, and simple, fruit salad. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


June 21, 2012

DeRushaEats: The Traveling Foodist

There's something exciting about experiencing food in other cities—so try a staycation! Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


It’s Time for a Cheese-Stuffed Road Trip!

June 20, 2012

It’s Time for a Cheese-Stuffed Road Trip!

Every good road trip deserves a theme, and what's better than cheese? Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Bachelor Farmer's Smørrebrød is The Brunch of The Summer

June 20, 2012

The Bachelor Farmer's Smørrebrød is The Brunch of The Summer

Three reasons why you have to put it on your To Eat list. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Fresh Mozzarella & Basil Frittata

June 19, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Fresh Mozzarella & Basil Frittata

Fresh mozzarella is so much more than Caprese salad! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: A Happy Hour for All Ages

June 18, 2012

Savvy Mom: A Happy Hour for All Ages

Ginger Hop is one of those great places where we all leave happy. Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Best Ice Cream Flavor Mash-Ups

June 15, 2012

Best Ice Cream Flavor Mash-Ups

Which two scoops make the best combo? Just try to outdo Salted Nor-chai-mel. Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (4)


Hot Fudge Sundae Congo Cake

June 14, 2012

Hot Fudge Sundae Congo Cake

While this would be a welcome choice for a gathering, it doesn’t need to be anyone’s birthday or a special occasion to enjoy this chocolaty treat! Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Something Healthy at Target Field

June 14, 2012

DeRushaEats: Something Healthy at Target Field

Roots for the Home Team unites hungry baseball fans, youth garden programs, and healthy eats. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Celebrate Dairy Month with the Latest and Greatest Cheeses

June 13, 2012

Celebrate Dairy Month with the Latest and Greatest Cheeses

Here are a few small batch, local cheeses (and some beer pairings) that have been sparking interesting conversations around cheese plates lately. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Rhubarb Mostarda—Plus Little Foot Farm, and Outstanding in the Field

June 12, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Rhubarb Mostarda—Plus Little Foot Farm, and Outstanding in the Field

This spicy-tangy-sweet condiment is the perfect pairing for pork. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


A Chef's Guide to Shopping the Hmongtown Marketplace

June 11, 2012

A Chef's Guide to Shopping the Hmongtown Marketplace

If you are planing your first trip or have gone and run from the confusion, here's some help. Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


The Best New Burger in Downtown Minneapolis...Where You'd LEAST Expect It

June 8, 2012

The Best New Burger in Downtown Minneapolis...Where You'd LEAST Expect It

Prime beef, smoky bacon, tomato jam, and fried onion between a pretzel bun—yum! Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


A Chicken Recipe with Spirit

June 7, 2012

A Chicken Recipe with Spirit

Tequila turns chicken from everyday to terrific. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Is Sonora Grill a Top 10 Twin Cities Restaurant?

June 7, 2012

DeRushaEats: Is Sonora Grill a Top 10 Twin Cities Restaurant?

I absolutely adore Midtown Global Market, and one of my favorite stops is the Sonora Grill. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Ice Cream Dreams

June 6, 2012

Ice Cream Dreams

From small batch ice cream to giveaways and talk of ice cream CSAs, Minnesota ice cream is getting hotter. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Green Goddess Potato Salad

June 5, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Green Goddess Potato Salad

Fresh herbs make this creamy dressing addictive! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Linden Hills Farmers Market: What's the right number of mini-markets?

June 4, 2012

Linden Hills Farmers Market: What's the right number of mini-markets?

The newest neighborhood farmers' market drew big crowds. Do mini-market shoppers benefit at vendors' expense? Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: Desperately Seeking Shawarma

June 4, 2012

Savvy Mom: Desperately Seeking Shawarma

There's nothing like a box-office hit to direct our cravings. Thanks, Avengers. Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (3)


Anchor Fish & Chips: Food Truck vs. Restaurant

June 1, 2012

Anchor Fish & Chips: Food Truck vs. Restaurant

Which offers the better fish & chips experience, mobile or bricks-and-mortar? Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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