Food & Drink

When you picture a sushi chef from Japan coming to the United States to seek opportunity, Minnesota – and specifically Chanhassen – doesn’t necessarily seem like the most logical place for that chef to end up.

Twain’s Feast: Searching for America’s Lost Foods in the Footsteps of Samuel Clemens
-by Andrew Beahrs

Bourbon Lift

It’s that special time of the year. The holidays are in full swing, there’s family in from out of town, and only the strongest cup of coffee will get you through it.

Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
by Erik Larson

Recommended by Laura Carlson

Try this winter warmer, perfect after a day spent outside.

Sugar Daddy

Rimming sugar
1 1/2 ounces of Courvoisier VS cognac
1 shot of espresso
2 tsp. sugar
Whipped cream

Tammy Brooks loves cooking and collecting recipes, and she’s found a way to use those passions to give back to the community.

Mmm…bacon, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways: Smoked, fried, baked, grilled and the list goes on. Bacon has been elevated to near cult status in recent years and appears in a range of innovative dishes both savory and sweet.

Love it or hate it, the pumpkin craze seems to be here to stay. From bagels to lattes and beers to ice cream, we celebrate October with an ode to all things pumpkin.

Whether entertaining friends for an elegantly ghoulish dinner party or feeding the goblins before they head out the door for trick-or-treating, Michael Schroers offers great recipes for creating a memorable Halloween gathering.