November 2020

We are leaning into the upcoming holiday season with ideas for entertaining guests or yourself! We’re also spotlighting some incredible volunteers who are sure to inspire.

Read the digital edition below!

Smoked Gouda Fondue

A couple of local food experts share their favorite fondue recipes and tips.

 
A box packed with food from VEAP Food Shelf

VEAP Food Shelf has provided a valuable service in southwest Twin Cities communities since it began operating in 1973.

 
The fall colors at Centennial Lakes Park

We asked Kayla Maring to tell us about her photograph titled Fall Meets Winter.

 
The Gump Family

The Edina Community Foundation's Connecting with Kids program honors community members who make an impact on the lives of young people.

 
Trina Lawrence and her kids unwrap presents from Best Christmas Ever.

Julie James and Kristen Karpinsky worked with Minnesota nonprofit Best Christmas Ever to bring cheer to a family going through tough times.

 
 Julianna Velgersdyk

This year's theme was "Breaking Barriers," and Julianna Velgersdyk wrote a paper on Lorena Weeks, who fought gender discrimination in the '60s.

 
Local author Julie Jo Severson

Minnesota author guides explorers to the Twin Cities’ most weird, wonderful and obscure attractions.

 
A crimped crust on a pumpkin pie.

Don’t wing it when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner.

 
Apple blue cheese Brussels sprout salad

Try apple blue cheese Brussels sprout salad this Thanksgiving.

 
A woman reads Erik Larson's "The Splendid and the Vile" while drinking a cup of coffee.

"The Splendid and the Vile" is an amazing history of Great Britain’s preparation for, and endurance of, Germany’s air assault on their country, told by the diaries of the people who lived through it.

 
A glass of red wine is poured at a dinner table.

Our wine expert offers “a crowd-pleasing, everyday red wine, that pairs with (almost) anything, and over-delivers for under $20.”

 
A man models his mustache for Movember.

Movember raises awareness about men’s health.