October 2011

Hunting Clubs | Healthy Eating

Mark Larsen of Eden Prairie was on a routine early-morning trip to the gym when something outside caught his eye.

 

Taking the time to mull over the wine or beer you’ll be drinking with your dinner can pay off big. While many rules about what wine goes with what dish have fallen by the wayside, learning a few basics could make the difference between an average and memorable experience.

 

1. Ghouls & Goblins at the Maze

 

From the day her son, Jens, was born, Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard made thoughtful choices about the way he would eat.

 

Back in the 1950s, when Win Mitchell was a young duck-hunter, he didn't have to go far to pursue his hobby. The first ducks he bagged were on Coon Lake, in Anoka County, not too far from Mitchell's boyhood home in St. Paul.

 

"¡Hola, hola! ¿Cómo estás?" says Marianne de Ramos, teacher of the Eden Prairie Community Education Spanish VIII class meeting in room 319 of the Education Center one Monday evening. The six students reply warmly that they are well, using Spanish, the second language they are here to learn.

 

Pediatric Integrative Medicine may be a mouthful to say, but this approach to treating children struggling with chronic health conditions is an easy concept to swallow. Dr.

 

Twenty-eight years ago, a cup of coffee awakened a passion. Sitting on a cottage porch in Jamaica, Kevin Kapaun took his first sip of Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee. “I was awestruck by the taste,” Kapaun says.

 

Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese medicine, delivers numerous benefits– from feeling more energized, more relaxed and better rested, to overall stronger immunities.

 

Traveling with Pomegranates: A mother-daughter story

By Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor

Recommended by Gloria Cramer

 

You’ve got the perfect camera, now you just need a great location and you can capture that fabulous portrait for the holiday cards. UClick Studios in Chanhassen might just be that location.

 

Flavored vodka is all the rage right now, and it comes in flavors ranging from Cotton Candy to Whipped Cream, and Devil’s Food to Frosting — there’s even Bing Cherry and Ginger.

 

We asked the staff at Kitchens (Eden Prairie Mall, 8251 Flying Cloud Dr. #1048, Eden Prairie; 952.943.0281) for their top picks for kitchen gadgets, and they didn’t disappoint. Bake, chop and whisk a bit more blissfully with these go-to tools.