Category Archives: Food

If it’s the Holidays, it must be lutefisk time!

It is the holiday season and many Minnesotans will eat lutefisk. It is one on our most infamous foods – dried cod that has been reconstitute in a bath of water and food-grade lye. It doesn’t have much of a … Continue reading

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Minnesota Hot Dishes

Fall is here and Minnesota natives love to make and serve hearty hot dishes for their families and friends. Hot dish is a casserole which typically contains a starch, a meat and a canned and/or frozen vegetable, mixed with canned … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Life is Healthy!

Time and time again the Twin Cities are nominated as a top place to live and to be healthy. The Travel Channel has chosen the Twin Cities as the healthiest place to live in or travel to in the US. … Continue reading

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End of Summer Fun

Summer is winding down, and with Labor Day being early this year, it seems to be coming to an end sooner than usual. The biggest sign that summer is almost over is the Minnesota State Fair which starts tomorrow and … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Arty Weekend

If you like art fairs, then this is your weekend. The weather will be wonderful and there are three great art fairs to hit right here in the Twin Cities – the Uptown Art Fair, the Loring Park Art Festival, … Continue reading

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Food Truck Fair In Uptown

This Sunday, June 30th from 3-8pm is the Food Truck Fair in Uptown. No worries – if you attended last year and found it chaotic, this year they have made many changes.  There is no entrance fee, and twice as … Continue reading

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June in Minnesota

Finally the snow has melted away and we have put our winter coats in storage, now what will we do here in Minnesota?  Right now it is looking like a cooler summer than normal but you just never know when … Continue reading

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A Grand Avenue

If you live in the Twin Cities you need to make sure you make it to Grand Avenue in St. Paul!  Grand Avenue itself is about 5 miles long, but there is a 1 mile stretch between Lexington and Dale … Continue reading

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Have you been to Brines

If you are heading towards Stillwater make sure that you visit Brines Market or Brines Restaurant & Bar.  Brine’s is a family owned business in Stillwater that started way back in 1958 and prides itself on great food, products and … Continue reading

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Lutefisk Anyone?

With the strong Scandinavian heritage in Minnesota, Lutefisk always becomes a subject at holiday time!  Lutefisk dates back to the Vikings so it is quite an old tradition.  Lutefisk is dried cod soaked in a lye solution for a few … Continue reading

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