6 Jan

Asian Slaw

This is another of those recipes that KB’s been making for so long, he can barely remember the inspiration. A traditional coleslaw missed the mark when he tried pairing it with coconut-marinated grilled chicken. So that miss was the motivation for coming up with something a bit more Asian. This “slaw” is made with napa cabbage, radicchio,…

2 Jan

Tasty Bits: Zavor Multicooker

We love to cook. No doubt. Sometimes we want to cook a little bit faster while expecting the same tasty outcome. Be inspired by this tiny but mighty video with one of our favorite people and one our favorite fast-slow cookers. Add one of our delicious Crop Share Braiser Meat packs, and you are on…

30 Dec

Chef Tammy Haas

Cooking has been a lifelong passion for Tammy. She started manning the stove at her family’s North Dakota farm at age 15, having proven herself useless on the tractors 🚜. She’s been cooking ever since, even when she was partially distracted by careers as an intensive care nurse (five years) and trial lawyer (23 years)….

26 Dec

The Absolute Best Chicken Recipe Ever!

We absolutely love the umami goodness of fish sauce. Well, to take it a step further … we pretty much love all the cuisines of Southeast Asia. Fresh herbs, hot peppers, coconut milk, tons of veggies, easy proteins with inexpensive cuts. Grilling, braising, fresh, stewed. You name it. Our copies of Jeff Alford and Naomi…

5 Dec

JANUARY, 2020 CLASS SCHEDULE

So many classes and experiences to attend in our Cooking School kitchens this January! Some hot seats to consider: the new Paul Berglund pop-up classes; Bar Brigade is visiting; and Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat is back. Get busy and register soon! Join us! You may register for any of January’s classes here or download our class schedule.

4 Dec

Crab Cakes

We love, love, love them. Particularly when we make them at home. Why? Because we manage all the steps and we can make them the way we like — the simpler the better. The quicker the fry the better. The less breadcrumb filling the better. The more crab the better. The FRESHER the crab THE…

22 Nov

LIGHT-SMOKED, APPLE CIDER-BRINED TURKEY

APPLE CIDER BRINE 4 quarts apple cider 1 ó cups kosher salt ó bag of Cooks’ Goods and Goodies Mulling Spice. More to taste. 4 quarts cold water 1 20-pound turkey (neck and gizzard reserved) DAY 1 Simmer 1 quart of the apple cider with the spice for about 10 minutes to infuse the cider…

12 Nov

December, 2019 Class Schedule

This holiday season, cooking comes together with appetizers for get-togethers, Cocktails & Cookies (YES!) and scrumptious brunches galore. We’ve assembled a few special classes here to help you get your sleigh bells (or dinner bells) in order. Join us! You may register for any of December’s classes download our class schedule.

15 Oct

Seasonal Fruit Crisp

Marie makes the best fruit crisps. Admittedly, crisps are not difficult to whip up, but whatever Marie creates makes my head and heart swoon, and this isn’t limited to just crisps. I don’t even like sweets, but this warm heap of heaven in a bowl makes me dream of opening a cafe that only serves…

8 Oct

November, 2019 Class Schedule

November Classes are all lined up and at the ready! Ready to prepare you for entertaining season. We have everything from Thanksgiving prep classes like Pie-a-Palooza (a customer fave) to Thanksgiving Reinvented and new for this year, Vegan Thanksgiving. Maybe you’re more interested in being entertained? We have fantastic options featuring an incredible lineup of Guest Chefs like Molly…

11 Sep

October, 2019 Class Schedule

We’re falling for these October Cooking Classes. From Baking Boot Camps to Boo! Halloween Treats and MEA Break Kids classes, we have something to warm up just about everyone. Ahhh, autumn … we can smell it already! Join us! You may register for any of October’s classes download our class schedule.

6 Aug

September, 2019 Class Schedule

Cooking classes are big and bright in our fall lineup, with everything from Fall Grilling to Two Pigs Are Better Than One! (MN Pork Board-sponsored class) and even Epic Vegan (taught by guest chef Dustin Harder — his book free with class). We’ve got a class sure to make you smile. Join us! You may register for any of September’s classes download our class schedule.

Icons made by Lucy G from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC 3.0 BY