Recipes & Cooking

Locally Sourced: Sustainable Seafood?

By Joy Summers / November 3, 2011

Sustainable seafood in Minnesota seems like a ridiculous concept. For one: the unavoidable presence of the word “sea” as in,…

“Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee. Let’s Have Another Piece of Pie.”

By John Michael Lerma / October 3, 2011

The title refers to a song by Irving Berlin appearing in the musical comedy Face the Music, which opened in…

Fall Wine & Dine: Saint Croix Vineyards & Recipes

By Joy Summers / September 22, 2011

It’s good to be us, here, in this moment of time. Minnesota fall blows cool, with toasty scents of burning…

How-To: Canning 101

By John Michael Lerma / September 8, 2011

Late spring 2004, I received a letter from the Creative Activities supervisor at the Minnesota State Fair and I’m paraphrasing,…

Socially Savvy: Home Away from Home

By Sean Ryan and Edward Piechowski / August 25, 2011

Spending a few days in a Duluth B & B On cool summer days, Duluth’s mystique draws you closer to…

Locally Sourced: Growing Lots Urban Farm

By Joy Summers / August 11, 2011

Urban Farming with Jake Schultz & Stefan Meyer The clanging of a commuter train rolling past rang in my ears…

Kitchen in the Market

By Heidi Fellner / August 11, 2011

Taking a cooking class at Kitchen in the Market is somewhat similar to attending a class at any reputable retail-based…


By Heidi Fellner / July 28, 2011

A few years ago, Sarah and Rich Piepenburg stumbled upon a store in Chicago that sold gourmet olive oils. Since…

Paring Down Pairings of Wine and Food

By Lavender / December 3, 2009

Bob Andrzejek, a longtime Wine Consultant with Surdyk’s, probably has seen more than his fair share of panic. After all,…

Bartender Spotlight

By George Holdgrafer / September 22, 2009

Who Gert What Recipe: Wet Pussy 1 part Malibu Rum 1 part Apple Pucker 1 part Peach Schnapps Cranberry Juice…

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