Taste
November 25
Laurie Kigner of White Bear Lake is one of about 60 hosts for the Bee Network, set up a decade ago to support the work of the internationally regarded

Minnesota volunteers are trying to help save bees, one jar of honey at a time

Volunteer "ambassadors" make and sell honey with help from the University of Minnesota's Bee Squad.
Variety
November 25
James Taylor

Our Friday Best: James Taylor, Beach Bunny, Choreographers' Evening and holidays at the Hill House

Critics' picks for entertainment in the week ahead.
Stage & Arts
November 25
(From left) Maddie Granlund, Masanari Kawahara and Jennifer Baldwin-Peden try to recall the past in “Anamnesis.”

'Anamnesis' is a comedy/drama with a lot on its mind

Moving Company's new play takes a fresh and self-reflexive look at the very work the theater does.
TV & Media
November 25
Richard Thomas serves as the narrator in “The Waltons’ Homecoming” on CW.

'The Waltons' return — just when we need them the most

The Christmas movie is a first for the CW Network
Music
November 25
Alison Krauss and Robert Plant

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss deliver both subtlety and wailing intensity on their long-awaited followup

Review: As they did with "Raising Sand" in 2007, they calmly defy the impatience of 21st-century pop.
Stage & Arts
November 25
“Fiddler on the Roof” will be staged at the Ordway Center in St. Paul from Tuesday through Dec. 12.

'Fiddler on the Roof' at the Ordway is all about tradition with a twist

Director Bartlett Sher and choreographer Hofesh Shechter add their perspectives to the Broadway revival.
Stage & Arts
November 25
“All is Calm” has become a mainstay of the holidays at Theater Latte Da.

With these 6 Twin Cities holiday shows, there's something for everyone

Here are five shows that offer holiday cheer, and one that gives deadpan chills.
TV & Media
November 25
“The Beatles: Get Back” on Disney Plus features the band’s famous rooftop concert in London.

'The Beatles: Get Back' is a long and winding treat for music lovers

Review: The nearly eight-hour documentary includes enthralling footage with the tiniest details.
Music
November 25
Ex-Soul Asylum guitarist Dan Murphy, right, and Jeff Arundel became “pod buddies” during the pandemic to record together as the Scarlet Goodbye.

Minneapolis music vets say hello again with new rock duo the Scarlet Goodbye

Ex-Soul Asylum guitarist Dan Murphy and songwriter-turned-restaurateur Jeff Arundel will preview their new album Friday.
Business
November 24
A buttermilk-brined roast turkey, a recipe inspired by the Southern method of marinating chicken overnight in buttermilk before frying, and adapted fr

For some recipe apps, your personal information is gravy

Like a Thanksgiving turkey, popular recipe apps are stuffed - with creepy tracking technology.
TV & Media
November 24
Halle Berry as Jackie Justice in “Bruised.”

Halle Berry packs a one-two punch as writer, director of 'Bruised'

Critics' guide on what to watch (and avoid) on TV this weekend.
Taste
November 24
Leftover turkey finds a home in rice bowl with kimchi and gochujang sauce.

An easy solution to your biggest Thanksgiving dilemma: What to do with leftover turkey

Once the appeal of stuffing has worn off, rice bowls are a quick and versatile fix.
Taste
November 24
Jeff Mooney, head roaster at Folly Coffee, checks on a roast at the company’s shared roasting and storage facility in St. Louis Park. 

Twin Cities area coffee roasters rolling out the holiday blends

Seasonal flavors go much deeper — and require more planning — than pumpkin spice.
Taste
November 24
Take-and-bake hot dish from Minnesota Nice Tots.

Local chef behind Minnesota Nice Tots says he has 'perfected' Tater Tot hot dish

A restaurant server-turned-cook is selling his spin on the Minnesota classic.
Variety
November 24

Ask Amy: Long-held secret rips at mom's heart

Dear Amy: I am a mom with two grown children, "Charlie," 26, and "Liza," 23.Liza recently let me know that she and her brother were…
Taste
November 24
Cranberry Breakfast Cake with Sweet Potato Swirl.

Turn leftover sweet potatoes into tomorrow's breakfast

Tart cranberries and swirls of Thanksgiving spuds make this not-too-sweet cake a tasty option any time of day.
Variety
November 24
The Minnesota-raised star of “The Bachelorette,” Michelle Young, picked her final four suitors during Tuesday’s episode of the reality series.

At home in Minnesota, 'Bachelorette' Michelle Young picks her final four

The Minnesota teacher starring in "The Bachelorette" picked her final four suitors — with an assist from her fifth-grade students.During Tuesday night's episode, set for…
Variety
November 24

Meet this year's Oh, You Turkey artist

We talk turkey with Star Tribune designer Stacie Kammerling
Eat & Drink
November 24
Smack Shack will open Dec. 7 in Bloomington

These 8 restaurants are joining the Twin Cities dining scene

Smack Shack comes to the south metro, Shake Shack comes to the north metro, and Dinkytown is set to get mochi doughnuts.
Variety
November 24
Chef Soleil Ramirez at her restaurant, Arepa Bar, with hallacas, a Venezuelan holiday dish she’ll be serving for Thanksgiving.

What Twin Cities chefs from around the world are cooking for Thanksgiving

From Jamaican jerk-spiced turkey to egg rolls, the Thanksgiving table is the ultimate melting pot.