Let Us Eat More Lettuce

Let Us Eat More Lettuce
It can be challenging to get your kids to eat more vegetables. Monica Irwin, creator of Veggie Buds Club, shares some fun snacks and activities that will get your kids eating more lettuce. Lettuce Stamps (use the base of a head of romaine lettuce, dip in washable paint, and stamp on paper) Lettuce Hide & Seek (place 3 lettuce leaves...

Handsome Hog

Handsome Hog
The Handsome Hog in St. Paul is a nationally recognized restaurant.  It’s chef, Justin Sutherland is also well known for his appearances on Bravo’s Top Chef and Food Network’s Iron Chef.  Handsom Hog recently opened their doors to customers again but now, they are in a new St. Paul location!

Grilling Wines

Grilling Wines
When it comes to grilling and chilling, Ted Farrell from Haskell’s Wine has the chilling part down!  He shares which wines pair best with some of our favorite grilled foods. Pair with Chips: Casa Farelli Prosecco Pair with Seafood & Salads: Laville Pavillon Bordeaux Blanc Pair with Fish: Hats Off Chardonnay Pair with...

Grilling Swordfish

Grilling Swordfish
Josh Nelson of the Almanac Fish in Lowertown St. Paul dishes up tips on how to grill fish this summer. Ingredients: 6 to 8 ounce servings per adult, 4 to 6 ounces for lighter appetites Za’atar spice blend Grlk –Lemon aioli- 2-3 ounces per plate (recipe follows) Garnish- (Josh Nelson personally prefers cilantro and...

4th of July Picnic Recipes

4th of July Picnic Recipes
Even though celebrations will look a little different this year, you can still go all out with your picnic spread!  Jamie Preuss, creator of the blog So Happy You Liked It, shows us some options. An upgrade on the classic picnic staple, this Dill Pickle Potato Chip Potato Salad includes briny dill pickles and gets extra crunch from dill...

Summer Pie

Summer Pie
If you like baking but are just getting the hang of it, chances are you find nothing more intimidating than making a pie from scratch, especially the crust. Terry John Zila is the creator of JohnJeanJuan Cakes. He specializes in pies, tarts, cookie, bars and other tasty desserts. If you plan on making a pie, Terry says you don't need to buy a...