21 Sep

Know your Bakers

In times of Covid, we get creative. There are a few silver linings to the current situation we all find ourselves in and this is one … Partnering with our pals at Bellecour Bakery to bring their team (from Bellecour Bakery in Wayzata) to our location in the North Loop. With classes at reduced capacity,…

8 Sep

Molino Verrini Flour

Three generations later, Molino Verrini sources grain exclusively from three direct farms in the Modena and Reggio Emilia area: Azienda Agricola Bertella, Az. Ag. Comagri, and Societa Ag. Martini. These farms grow the best grains of our region and deliver it to Molino Verrini just a few kilometers away. The Verrini family carries on the…

26 Apr

Mother’s Day Bonbons

Kate’s chocolates are a work of art! Named as one of Oprah’s O-List picks, these chocolates are perfect for giving and getting. A peek inside the box leaves you wondering if you ordered a box of chocolates or a box of hand painted curios made for display. Kate and her team use a 5 step…

10 Mar

Grab & Go Story

Around the ol’ homestead, MD has quite the reputation for being a wiz around the sandwich. When the kids were in school, she never missed a day. Torpedoes, turkey-bacon, the occasional PB&J and the perennial favorite, rotisserie chicken, pepper jack cheese, arugula and a dollop of sweet chili sauce for the chicken. Rides to school…

27 Jan

Chili con Queso

Or is it Queso Fundido? Or, maybe just straight-up Queso? Around Cooks, we just call it “Queso — When is it ready??” or “Queso — Where did it all go??!” To be totally transparent, this is one of those recipes where you shouldn’t focus on what it is, rather, how it tastes. Yup, it’s made with Velveeta….