Taste 50: Women rule Minnesota food scene

Taste 50: Women rule Minnesota food scene

Where would the state’s thriving food scene be without women? For this year's Taste 50, we look at the visionary chefs, restaurateurs, bartenders, bakers, writers and entrepreneurs who are making Minnesota a food-lover’s haven.

Local asparagus is harbinger of spring in Minnesota

May 30
Local asparagus is harbinger of spring in Minnesota
“The asparagus is now growing,” reads the Facebook post for Produce Acres farm of Cold Spring, Minn. Is there a more glorious note for the season?

Roots for the Home Team brings healthy salads to Target Field

5:02pm
Roots for the Home Team brings healthy salads to Target Field
Amid the hot dogs and heaping platters of nachos at Target Field, hungry baseball fans also can have a healthy salad.
Eat & Drink
3:16pm

Shop (at the farmers market) then eat (brunch)

Checking out one of the Twin Cities' farmers markets? These nearby eateries are worth a visit, too.
Eat & Drink
3:12pm

Burgers under the skies at Union Rooftop

A double wallop of a burger perfectly suits downtown's one-of-a-kind dining venue.
Taste
3:09pm

Asparagus Wrapped in Pancetta

Asparagus Wrapped in Pancetta With Citronette Serves 6. Note: Pancetta substitutes for the traditional prosciutto in this classic room-temperature antipasto, which is transformed on the…
Eat & Drink
1:25pm

Taste 50 address book

Ampersand, 3445 W. 70th St., Edina, 1-888-431-0927, ampersandshops.com Robin Asbell, robinasbell.com Bar La Grassa, 800 Washington Av. N., Mpls., 612-333-3837, barlagrassa.com
Taste
12:12pm

Tidbits: Kool-Aid gelatin dessert; jasmine and basmati rice

Jiggle vs. jiggleMr. Tidbit has seen some strange things, but he doesn’t recall ever seeing a product and a new virtually identical competing product coming…
Eat & Drink
June 2

Wine of the week: Boutari Moschofilero

WineFew if any countries have seen a sharper increase in the quality of their wines than Greece. The Boutari Moschofilero ($15) has always been…
Taste
May 29

Campus Club at University of Minnesota offers public happy hours this summer

Campus Club offers public happy hours The Campus Club at Coffman Memorial Union on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank is known for its view…
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Variety
May 29

Sunday Supper: Chowder With Fresh Herbs and Peas

Spring’s First Chowder With Fresh Herbs and PeasServes 4.Note: If making the chowder a day ahead, add the peas and fresh herbs when reheating, since…
Taste
May 27

Tidbits: PACt from Ocean Spray aims to 'cleanse and purify'

What’s in a name? Mr. Tidbit has noticed that increasing age has granted him vastly increasing wisdom, accompanied by vastly increasing ignorance about whatever it…
Taste
May 27

Prepare your own smoked foods with a cold smoker

Cold smoking creates a do-it-yourself opportunity for changing the flavor of food.
Taste
May 27

From kimchi to kombucha, a fermented food guide

Bread: Sourdough and other fermented breads use packaged or wild ambient yeasts to give them leavening and flavor. Many artisan breads are fermented but not…
Taste
May 27

Tips for spiralizing your vegetables

After making a dozen dishes using the spiralizer, here’s what we learned:Go for the biggest spiralizer: There are a number of options on the…
Variety
May 27

Trendy fermented foods pop up in Twin Cities markets

Live fermented foods are hot. But while fermenting may be trending, it’s one of the oldest methods of food preservation.
Variety
May 27

In two new spiralizer cookbooks, learn how to swap pasta with vegetables

One trendy kitchen contraption is helping cooks find other ways of delivering a burger or holding sauce. Enter the spiralizer.
Taste
May 27

Healthy Family: Pork tenderloin on the grill suits summer dinners

Reach for the pork tenderloin for a dinner that suits the season.
Eat & Drink
May 27

Food at St. Paul's new CHS Field is hit and miss

REVIEW: The food and drink at St. Paul's dazzling new minor league ballpark sometimes live up to the stadium's good looks.
Eat & Drink
May 26

Seward Co-op recruits Third Bird chef for new cafe

Lucas Almendinger will be at the helm of the Minneapolis co-op's first restaurant.
Taste
May 23

Reach for the honey with a new cookbook by Minnesota author

Which came first, the bees or the honey? It’s a question worth asking Sue Doeden, a beekeeper who has written “Homemade With Honey” (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 146 pages, $17.95).
Taste
May 23

Where's the best burger in the Twin Cities?

Star Tribune restaurant critic Rick Nelson answers this reader question and others, including ones about morels, hot dog buns, newcomers, wine bars and Ecuadorean fare.
Variety
May 22

Sunday Supper: Tagliatelle With Asparagus and Parmesan Fonduta

Fonduta is a silky sauce rich with crème fraîche and egg yolks. Tagliatelle is slightly wider than linguine. From “A Girl and Her Greens: Hearty Meals From the Garden,” by April Bloomfield.