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No fantasy of Tuscany is complete without an Italian teaching me their mother’s secret recipes while we roll out dough and hang noodles on clotheslines to dry in the sun.
Some good friends invited me to help them make maple syrup. Seeing how real maple syrup is boiled down from sap is an eye-opening experience.
As a new resident to the North Loop, in Minneapolis, my natural inclination as a foodie is to search for a place with great wine and great food. After walking around the neighborhood, I found Toast.
Have you ever wondered why wines are scored on a 100 point scale? Take a read through Emperor of Wine, Elin McCoy’s biography of Robert Parker, and learn how Parker transformed an entire industry.
In South Minneapolis, City Kid Java is creating an intersection between kids, coffee, and social entrepreneurship to help people transform their lives.
If you’re looking for a fun place to learn about and buy fresh spices check out The Spice House. They’ve got great tips about cooking trends and how to keep your spices fresh.
I was coming back from kayaking around the Channel Islands recently, thinking about why I wanted to start Umami and what it should be about.
It was a long bitterly cold winter in Minnesota this past year, the kind of winter that makes you think about how you can’t wait for global warming to get here.