Food & Drink

plated square apple pie

Pie–she’s often the underappreciated sister in the dessert family. Cake gets all the glory—candlelit entrances at birthdays and tiered seating at weddings, and all eyes are on her first slice at a host of gender reveal parties.

“The Grocer’s Table is exactly what Wayzata needed,” says Erica A. on a Facebook review. Talk about a ringing endorsement. “We’ve had a really nice, warm welcome from the community here,” says Lindsay Pohlad, owner of The Grocer’s Table.

With Irish tradition mixed with a splash of invention, The Bull and Finch Gastropub is standing tall in Excelsior.

By now, even the most fervent cooks have grown a bit weary as the holidays and heavy-food season begin to fade into the distance.

Smoked Gouda Fondue

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

Swedish Meatballs

Sometimes it's fun to invite new recipes to the holiday festivities.

A brussels sprout plant covered in frost.

As the long darkness of winter sets in, many of us dream of summer.

Two glasses of Old Forester single barrel bourbon

This bourbon from Old Forester comes in at 90 proof with rich notes of caramel, vanilla and baking spices.

Friends gathered for a holiday dinner party.

Impress your hosts by following these five easy guidelines.

Mulled wine

Big batch cocktail recipes for Thanksgiving, December holidays and New Year's.

A game bird cooked for Thanksgiving dinner.

Local food blogger Michele Phillips offers recipes and tips for cooking duck, pheasant and Cornish hens for Thanksgiving dinner.

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