Minnesota Wild Rice Soup.

How to make the best Minnesota wild rice soup with these easy tips

The now-classic soup first appeared in the Star Tribune's Taste section four decades ago.

Get fresh in the freezer with these 9 food items at Twin Cities markets

February 15
It's time to get shopping in the freezer aisle.
In February, the supermarket's frozen foods section is the place to be.

Dine like it's 1999 at these four 20-year-old Minnesota restaurants

February 15
The New Scenic Cafe in Duluth.
These spots have stood the test of time.
Eat & Drink
February 16
Dr. Konstantin Frank 2017 Rkatsiteli

Wine of the Week: Dr. Konstantin Frank Finger Lakes Rkatsiteli 2016

Dr. Konstantin Frank Finger Lakes Rkatsiteli 2016 Rule No. 1 for enjoying wine: Don’t let difficulty in pronouncing the grape or region get in your…
Taste
February 16

Recipe: Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup Serves 6. Note: Omit the cream if you don’t want a creamy soup. From “Siriously Delicious,” by Siri Daly. • 2…
Here are the winning cookies in the 2015 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.
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Looking for a new cookie recipe this holiday season? Browse 16 years of winning recipes on our cookie finder.
Eat & Drink
February 15
Twin Cities' next great cheeseburger is at new Blaine brewery

Twin Cities' next great cheeseburger is at new Blaine brewery

Your next great cheeseburger is on the menu at the Tipsy Steer, located inside Invictus Brewing Co.
Eat & Drink
February 14
The two-story bar at McKinney Roe.

'Too fancy, too expensive': Minneapolis' McKinney Roe downscaling to Irish pub

The new, lower-priced concept debuts Tuesday to meet the needs of the fledgling East Town neighborhood.
Eat & Drink
February 14
Chef Scott Pampuch at 4 Bells

Chef Scott Pampuch takes over the kitchen at Loring Park's 4 Bells

And he's bringing back the fried chicken.
Taste
February 13

A Dutch baby suits any meal of the day

Serve these either savory or sweet.
Taste
February 13
Green Curry Tofu With Green Beans and Rice.

Green curry makes dinner easy to prepare

Thai curry pastes are the secret to a fast-cooking meal.
Eat & Drink
February 13

Recipe: Minnesota Wild Rice Soup

Minnesota Wild Rice Soup Serves 6 to 8. Note: To toast almonds, place nuts in a dry skillet over medium heat, and cook, stirring (or…
Eat & Drink
February 13
Chilly grapes.

Think cold is tough on Minnesota grapes? Depends on snow and time of year

Minnesota grape growers remember winters far worse than this.
Eat & Drink
February 13
Fig + Farro owner Michelle Courtright in her Uptown restaurant.

After rocky start, vegan restaurant Fig + Farro hits stride in Uptown 

Review: A year after opening, the Calhoun Square restaurant seems to have found its new footing.
Taste
February 13
Both Chocolate and Caramel Sauce.

How to make the best caramel sauce

The key to the best flavor is to give it a bitter edge.
Eat & Drink
February 13

Here's an easy guide to making chicken stock

Using the right chicken stock makes an enormous difference.That first Taste wild-rice soup recipe — which hailed from the Orion Room, a swank restaurant on…
Taste
February 13
Olive Oil Quick Bread With Pancetta, Dates and Goat Cheese.

Beyond the usual quick bread: a savory version

If you're looking to cut back on sugar, a flavorful quick bread recipe is sweet news.
Eat & Drink
February 13
J.D. Fratzke photographed at his previous post as executive chef at Bar Brigade.

Chef behind Strip Club Meat & Fish opening destination supper club in Cannon Falls

J.D. Fratzke was a star in St. Paul for his cooking at the Strip Club and Bar Brigade. Now he's bringing his talents to a "rural highway supper club."
Eat & Drink
February 12
Bark and the Bite’s new home in St. Paul

After fire destroys business, BBQ counter to become full-scale St. Paul restaurant

Bark and the Bite takes over the former Heirloom in St. Paul.
Eat & Drink
February 12
Hai Hai's Balinese chicken thigh.

Our food critic loves these 5 Twin Cities restaurants

From a Vietnamese hot spot to a fire-cooking award winner, these restaurants get the highest recommendation.
Eat & Drink
February 12
Ruchika Singhal, center, and Kannan Kase enjoyed post-work cocktails and salt and pepper fried tofu at Hai Hai's bar Thursday.

Hai Hai in NE. Mpls. delights with Asian dishes you 'can't find anywhere else' 

Hai Hai brings a taste of southeast Asia to northeast Minneapolis.
Eat & Drink
February 11
An increasing number of Minnesota companies are quenching drinkers’ thirst for unusual beverages with alcoholic and nonalcoholic elixirs.

7 Minnesota-made beverages may change the way you drink

Move over, beer and wine. Our state is flowing with alcoholic and nonalcoholic drink alternatives.
Eat & Drink
February 11
South Minneapolis bakery known for its wall of classic Easy-Bake Ovens closes

South Minneapolis bakery known for its wall of classic Easy-Bake Ovens closes

The neighborhood gathering spot -- known for its collection of Easy-Bake Ovens -- recently marked its one-year anniversary.
Eat & Drink
February 10
Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater now makes hard seltzer.

Minnesota craft breweries make a splash with hard seltzer

The spiked sparkling water is trending here and everywhere.

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