Monthly Archives: March 2011

Local Partner B.T. McElrath

Posted on April 1, 2011

The trend of sourcing local products is something we have embraced for years at Kowalski's, and one of our long standing relationships has been with B. T. McElrath Chocolatier. Located in Minneapolis...
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Kitchen Tips - April 2011

Posted on April 1, 2011

When preparing asparagus, instead of snapping off the entire end of each spear, try removing the thick skin with a peeler. Lay each spear on the table, holding it below the tip, pointing toward you....
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How to Host a Wine Tasting Party

Posted on April 1, 2011

A wine tasting party can be a great way to learn about wine and discover a few new favorites as well. This fun event has become an annual gathering for Woodbury Wine Shop customers Derek Bohn and his...
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Tulips - A Sure Sign of Spring

Posted on March 1, 2011

One of the most encouraging signs that winter is waning is the emergence of tulips as they break through the earth. If you don't have the pleasure of watching this rite of spring in your garden, you...
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Bring Spring Indoors

Posted on March 1, 2011

Although the first day of spring is March 20th on the calendar, it doesn't always feel like spring in Minnesota that early. To bring a touch of spring indoors, gather branches of flowering deciduous...
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300 Sensational Soups: A Conversation with Local Cookbook Author Meredith Deeds

Posted on March 1, 2011

When we were looking for new ideas to expand our Kowalski's Signature Soup line, we came across a recipe for Lasagna Soup that caught our eye. "Filled with many of the same ingredients that make...
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Cooking School: How to Braise

Posted on March 1, 2011

For the beginning cook, some of the terms used in recipes can be confusing and often lack meaning. One of those terms is braising. This time of year, it is a technique that can be used to create some...
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Include Fish in Your Meals Every Week

Posted on March 1, 2011

Fish is a healthy choice for an entrée but can often be intimidating for the home cook. The odor it sometimes produces as it is cooking can be a turnoff as well. However, armed with a few tips, fish...
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Kitchen Tips - March 2011

Posted on March 1, 2011

With Easter on the horizon, here's a tip to help make peeling all those hard-cooked eggs a breeze. After draining hard-cooked eggs, return them to the saucepan, put the lid on and shake the pan to...
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