Food & Drink

Sheet pan with pork chops, brussels sprouts and squash.

Get a Taste of Fall with Seasonal Ingredients Pumpkin and Squash. Squash and pumpkins are at the center of sweet and savory autumn dishes.

Boy holding double scoop of ice cream in a cone.

Sweet Science Ice Cream Brings a Scoop of Joy to Edina. Sweet Science brings all-natural ice cream to Edina using wholesome, locally-sourced ingredients you can pronounce.

Caprese  Corn Salad

When it comes to grilling season, I’m all about the side dishes. Sure, I love a good grilled piece of meat—who doesn’t? But the side dishes are really my favorite. I was born and raised in Iowa, so I have a soft spot in my heart for corn this time of year.

Man grilling hamburgers

The best way to cap a sunny summer day is with a scrumptious summer meal. And arguably the best place to prepare this summer meal is on the grill.

On warm Friday evenings in the summer, I love enjoying a glass of wine on the patio with a couple of appetizers. Of course, I don’t want anything too fussy, and this Roasted Tomato with Burrata appetizer is so, so easy.

I’m not sure about you, but in the heat of summer, the last thing I want to do is spend hours in the kitchen, bent over a hot stove to prepare a meal. For me, exploring new and complex recipes is hobby for winter, not summer.

Growing Green

Some people naturally have a green thumb—like Edina resident Mark Campbell. He realized his passion early on.

The flavor combination of lemons and poppy seeds is so bright and cheery; they beautifully complement the bright and sunny weather of springtime. One of my favorite ways to combine these flavors is in mini muffins, a delicious addition to any spring breakfast or brunch.

A Meditation on Love, Loss and Survival

In 1968, Congress made Memorial Day a national holiday to be celebrated on the last Monday in May. Originally, it was a day set aside to clean and decorate the graves of Civil War dead.

Tastemakers - Afternoon Tea

As a lifelong anglophile, I find the goings-on of the British royals so interesting. (The pageantry! The rules and regulations! The fashion! The drama!) But it’s not just the royals that intrigue me—it’s the culture that’s so much more steeped in tradition than our own.

Stalk & Spade

Across society, it’s becoming increasingly popular to cut down on the intake of animal protein—whether because of moral convictions, environmental concerns or budgetary limitations. Or simply for the challenge of cooking delicious, meat-free meals!

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