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  • Mushroom, Onion, and Sage Stuffing

    This mushroom, onion, and sage stuffing recipe is a great companion for roasted or grilled chicken, turkey, and pork dishes.

  • Using fresh herbs creates a more interesting turkey

    A delicious way to cook a turkey is on the grill with fresh herbs.  The secret to grilled turkey is brining it overnight, adding moisture and flavor, and using indirect heat to cook the turkey evenly.

     

  • Grilled Butternut Squash with Honey Maple Glaze

    Grilling butternut squash highlights the squash's natural sweetness while crisping up the outside.  Add a honey maple glaze with a little char and you have a delicious squash recipe worth eating all year long.

  • Pie crust dough coming together

    All it takes to make a delicious pie crust is knowing what to look for during mixing. This pie crust recipe is easy to make and works great for pies, quiches, and galettes. 

  • Italian Lentil Soup

    This Italian Lentil soup recipe makes a hearty winter soup full of delicious vegetables and a scrumptious Italian sausage made with turkey that brings everything together. 

  • Turkey Italian Sausage in Pasta

    Homemade Italian sausage is easy to make with ground turkey and is a healthy option for pizza, pasta dishes, and soups.

  • Maple Frango

    Maple Frango is a frozen, creamy dessert, where the tanginess of greek yogurt contrasts with the sweetness of real maple syrup, and toasted pecans round out the texture and flavors.

     

  • Smokehouse Potato Salad

    The flavors in this smokehouse potato salad recipe come from a smoky mayonnaise and bacon that are perfect for good BBQ or anything from the grill.

  • Smoky Mayonnaise

    Smoky mayonnaise is a great way to bring a garlicky, smoky flavor to potato salads, roast beef sandwiches, and burgers.  This homemade smoky mayo recipe gets its tasty flavors from smoked paprika, garlic, and apple cider vinegar. 

  • Rusty Nail Cocktail

    With just three ingredients: scotch, Drambuie, and ice, the Rusty Nail is a great example of how the simplest cocktails can be the most interesting. What makes this cocktail so intriguing is how the flavors change as everything gets to know each other.

  • Bacon Infused BBQ Ribs

    Using thick strips of bacon to infuse BBQ Ribs with bacony goodness creates tender ribs with a rich, smoky flavor. What makes this Bacon Infused BBQ Rib recipe even better is when the ribs are paired with homemade Bacon Bourbon BBQ Sauce.

  • Geese flying in formation

    The V formation itself is a thing of beauty.  I understand that on long journeys one person cannot be expected to carry the full weight and responsibility.  When it is shared, the burden is lighter, the investment is deeper, and there is a benefit to having a range of experience to draw upon. 

  • Chicken Stew with Great Northern Beans

    Tender chicken, rosemary, and garlic come together with great northern beans to create a scrumptious stew.  

    White beans and chicken are a delicious combination that make a healthy stew, with lighter flavors that is one of our favorite comfort foods.

  • Pan-Fried Trout with Lemon and Capers

    This Pan-fried Trout with Lemon and Capers recipe is a tasty way to prepare trout or any other mild, white fish. Pan-frying is a good technique to have in your repertoire, with it all you need is a jar of capers and dinner can be on the table in 10 minutes.

     

  • Brushing Brussels sprouts

    A simple way to create an eye-popping presentation is to serve roasted Brussels sprouts still on the stalk. The secret to this roasted Brussel sprouts recipe is how olive oil, lemon juice, and honey add flavor as the sprouts roast.

  • Fresh summer cherry tomatoes on the vine

    I get a little giddy when fresh tomatoes take over my favorite farmers market in late summer.  Giddy because it takes tomatoes forever to show up and they’re gone in an instant.

     

  • Tomato, Basil, & Chicken Frittata

    This simple frittata recipe is easy to make for a quick weekday breakfast or brunch.  Once you learn the technique for making frittata you can use any combination of ingredients you like.

     

  • Doug at work in Piccolo

    In this At the Table we talk with Doug Flicker the owner and chef at Piccolo located in Southwest Minneapolis about what’s important and what it’s like to run a small highly acclaimed restaurant.

Stories

Geese flying in formation
Daniel Swenson-Klatt | October 14, 2016

The V formation itself is a thing of beauty.  I understand that on long journeys one person cannot be expected to carry the full weight and responsibility.  When it is shared, the burden is lighter, the investment is deeper, and there is a benefit to having a range of experience to draw upon. 

Recipes

Caramelized Onion White Bean Dip
Laura Burrack | January 2, 2017

This creamy white bean dip is a delicious and healthy appetizer with a touch of sweetness from the caramelized onions that is perfect for serving with crackers or vegetables. 

Drinks

Food

Persimmon pudding
Mark Hinds | January 12, 2017

With its warm fall flavors, a hint of cinnamon, and creamy texture persimmon pudding is a delicious dessert everyone should try.