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Kitchen Tips - August 2010

Posted on August 1, 2010

Egg TipsTricks for the perfect deviled eggs:To make the eggs prettier and less lopsided, center the yolks before boiling them by turning a carton of eggs on its side in the refrigerator the night...
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Premium Natural Beef

Posted on July 1, 2010

Nothing says summer like a juicy burger sizzling on the grill. The aroma wafts through the neighborhood and makes everyone hungry for this simple grilling favorite. The secret to a really special...
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Dining on the Deck

Posted on July 1, 2010

In Minnesota, we have such a short window of opportunity to enjoy the warm weather of summer and early fall that most of us seize every chance we get to dine outdoors. Whether or not a restaurant has...
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Cabin Life

Posted on July 1, 2010

Going to the lake is a memorable tradition of Minnesota's past and present. A cabin up north, secluded from the rest of world, feels like a little slice of heaven. It's a time for families and...
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Kitchen Tips - July 2010

Posted on July 1, 2010

To simplify taco preparation, prepare multiple seasoning packets at the same time by combining each portion of the spices in separate plastic bags. Just grab a spice mix and combine with ground beef...
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Selecting a Cutting Board: The Pros and Cons of Wood vs. Plastic

Posted on July 1, 2010

When shopping for a good set of knives for your kitchen, another important consideration is the cutting board, a necessity to protect those expensive knives. Available in a variety of materials, the...
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It's Salad Season

Posted on June 1, 2010

Salads are part of most of our diets anytime of the year but are enjoyed even more as the weather gets warmer and our tastes change to include lighter foods. The Produce Department is always brimming...
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Fresh Mozzarella - The Kowalski's Difference

Posted on June 1, 2010

Fresh mozzarella is one of our favorite cheeses any time of the year, but especially in the summer when paired with locally grown tomatoes. Many retailers bring in a commercially-made product, but...
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Locally Grown Strawberries... A Treat We Wait For All Year Long

Posted on June 1, 2010

Since we live in a cold weather climate, we are fortunate to have fresh produce from around the world available all year round. With that being said, it doesn't make June and the arrival of locally...
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Craft Beers

Posted on June 1, 2010

We are a beer-drinking nation. Wine's popularity continues to grow and the renaissance of the classic cocktail is a wonderful thing, but we still love our beer above all else. This is a fact not lost...
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