Taste
November 27
Expand your early winter menu with this quick meal

Expand your early winter menu with this quick meal

Get in the holiday spirit with green quesadillas and red cranberry salsa.
Variety
November 27
Traditional moon cakes and tea are served during the Mid-Autumn Festival in China.

How cultures around the world show gratitude in their ceremonies of thanksgiving

Around the globe, people celebrate abundance with ceremony and thankfulness.
Taste
November 27
Shepherd's pie with parsnip-potato mash.

Shepherd's Pie pleases the meat and potato fans at the table

An update to this classic dish includes parsnips in the potatoes and a combo of lamb and beef in the filling.
Eat & Drink
November 26
Chicken katsu from Ono Hawaiian Plates

Detroit-style pizza and Hawaiian food coming to new North Loop food hall

With Twin Cities food halls booming, four new restaurants to launch at North Loop Galley next month.
TV & Media
November 24
Thirteen-year-old Kiran Alwy, runner-up on “Chopped Junior,” in the kitchen of her home in St. Louis Park.

For 13-year-old Twin Cities chef, TV's 'Chopped Junior' is just the beginning

Young Minnesota chef takes her talents to Food Network's "Chopped Junior" — and beyond.
Eat & Drink
November 23
Animales Barbeque Co. is repeating its ode to burger icons Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

3 post-Thanksgiving dining ideas at Twin Cities restaurants

Animales Barbeque Co. Following a hugely successful Halloween burgerfest, chef/owner Jon Wipfli will be repeating that affectionate ode to burger icons — no trademarked names,…
Eat & Drink
November 22
Brenda Langton, who has been involved in the Twin Cities restaurant scene for 40 years, posed for a photo at her restaurant Spoonriver.

Trailblazing Spoonriver restaurant to close

Partnership of Birchwood Cafe, Minnesota Farmers Union will be taking over the space.
Variety
November 22
Surly redesigns signature beer labels for the first time

Surly redesigns signature beer labels for the first time

Your favorite Surly beers are going to look different in the new year.
Eat & Drink
November 22
The Penny Poutine Burger at Piggy Bank in Uptown Minneapolis.

Uptown's most difficult restaurant space loses its fifth tenant in as many years

The fifth restaurant since Old Chicago has closed in what some think of as a 'cursed' address.
Eat & Drink
November 22
5 best things our food critic ate in Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in Twin Cities this week

From hotcakes to hamachi, here's a rundown of restaurant critic Rick Nelson's highlights from his recent dining-out schedule.
Eat & Drink
November 21
Sandy's Tavern in Richfield

Beloved Richfield burger bar 'straight out of a time capsule from 1987' reopens

Despite a new owner, "the space itself is really untouched by time," and the burger recipe won't change.
Eat & Drink
November 20
Three holiday pies from Surly incorporate beer into the filling.

Surly's boozy pies are back for the holidays

Three pies incorporate their local brews.
Eat & Drink
November 20
Dilled Onion Cheese Balls

Recipe: Appetizers for Thanksgiving

Waldorf ‘Salad’ Serves 4. Note: This recipe must be prepared in advance. “The apple-celery-walnut trinity forms the base of the classic Waldorf salad, something we’ve…
Eat & Drink
November 20
Fire-roasted Eggplant With Red Onion and Yogurt

Shake up your Thanksgiving tradition with these appetizers

While you're getting dinner ready in the kitchen, keep guests happy in the living room with festive snacks that are small in scale but big on flavor.
Variety
November 20
Herbed Turkey Breast With Delicata Squash and Brussels Sprouts. JUSTIN TSUCALAS • Washington Post

Keep it simple for the holiday meal with a sheet-pan preparation

For a small Thanksgiving gathering, here's a sheet-pan dinner.
Taste
November 20
Pears and cranberries partner for a fall-forward pie of flavor and textural contrasts, with fresh and dried versions of the berries playing off each o

Change out your pie with these two autumn options

Homemade pie fillings prove easy. Crust not so much. Practice makes perfect. With every pie, our skills improve. It’s an acquired art to turn out…
Taste
November 20
This mushroom tart is a fabulous meatless option for the holiday table

This mushroom tart is a fabulous meatless option for the holiday table

Puff pastry serves as the base for an easy dish that can serve many different functions.
Variety
November 20
A third of those who serve canned cranberry sauce preserve the can shape.

Is it time to can the canned cranberry sauce?

Nearly half of Americans say canned cranberry sauce is "disgusting," a survey found.
Variety
November 20
A slice of coconut cream pie at Honey and Rye in St. Louis Park.

Is coconut cream really Minnesota's favorite Thanksgiving pie? No.

Pie-lovers across the state — and the country — are sounding off on a wacky list of Thanksgiving "favorites."
Eat & Drink
November 19
Al Vento quietly calls it quits in south Minneapolis

Al Vento quietly calls it quits in south Minneapolis

The Italian restaurant opened in 2004.

Poll: What is Minnesota's *real* favorite Thanksgiving pie?

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