Fun With Food

Cantaloupe Melon Peak Season Pick: Melons
Minnesota Grown melons hit stores mid to late July. Select the cream of the crop with our shopping tips and prepare them properly with our best pro kitchen tips and cool, refreshing melon recipes ...
Tuna Poke Bowl Shop Like a Chef
Cooking like a pro means shopping like one, and when it comes to pros, there's none bigger than Tim McKee (yes, the guy who brought the world La Belle Vie). The James Beard Award winner was just a little bit busy last year. Not only did he open the incredibly buzzy (and busy) Octo Fishbar ...
Pizza Pizza Perfection
For many of us, a frozen pizza is a staple in our freezer. It's great for those nights you just don't feel up to anything more than preheating the oven. No need to go out, navigate a complicated ordering system, wait for a delivery driver or scramble for cash to tip them. Frozen pizza makes ...
Cold Brew Coffee A Cold Cup of Joe
As the summer heats up, many turn to colder forms of refreshment – even coffee. Cold brew is trending, but do you know what makes it different from iced coffee or even regular coffee? This month we take a look at the differences between the most popular cold coffees and break down the brewing ...
Iron Range Rib-Eye Cool Cuts for Summer
Just in time for summer grilling season, our Meat Department has added some new boutique cuts to their full-service meat case. Like all the steaks and chops you find at our meat counter, these unique new cuts are hand-cut in store by our experienced artisan butchers. Each is crafted to provide maximum ...
Asparagus in a Nonstick Pan Caring For Your Cookware
As important as the food you cook in them, your cookware makes a difference in the end result of all your kitchen endeavors. A purchase of good-quality cookware will pay off over time, but upkeep of your pans, bakeware and such is required to get the best return on your investment ...
Perfect Pancakes 10 Pro Tips to Make Your Best Meals Better
When it comes to coaxing the best flavor out of food, the pros have a few tricks up their (chef's jacket) sleeves. And while you may not be able to replicate all of their best dishes at home, there are a few tips that home cooks can easily employ that make a world of difference when it comes to making ...
Ultimate Chocolate Cake Cooking At Home: Simply the Best
I've recently revised my manner of extending impromptu dinner invitations from including the menu to simply asking, "Do you want to come over for dinner? I made a cake." Mic drop. When was the last time someone made you a cake and it wasn't your birthday? No one can turn cake down. No one ...
Toasting Walnuts The Lowdown on Golden-Brown
Great cooks aren't afraid of the dark, at least when it comes to food. The best chefs know that when it comes to color, dark equals flavor. Almost any food or ingredient can be browned in some way, even flour and sugar. Opportunities to go for the gold include charring, searing, roasting and toasting, just to name a few ...
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