Food & Drink

Jessica Van Hemert headshot.

From Baking Flops to Failsafes. Jessica Van Hemert talks baking tips and getting kids into the kitchen.

Brad, Gabe, Jonah and Rachel Ingber making a cookie recipe from the book she made for her grandmother-in-law.

New Company Creates Custom Cookbooks for Families. Heirloom Collaborative preserves family histories through recipes.

Beekeeper Mark Poppendeck in a bee suit checking his bee boxes.

Hear the Buzz Around Town with Local Beekeeper Mark Poppendeck. Beekeeper shares his bee expertise.

Wine glass in a kitchen.

Here’s the secret to wine education: Drink wine. It is that easy.

There are two rules to follow.

Drink what you like. Someone might tell you how special, elite, unique or expensive a wine is, but
if you don’t like it, you don’t like it.

A dish full of honey.

Pack Superfood Honey into an Easy Snack. Plymouth beekeeper shares his recipe for No Bake Energy Bites.

“What you eat can impact your overall health,” says Emily Maxson, a Plymouth food blogger and the author of Emily’s Fresh Kitchen Cookbook.

It’s the weekend. You have friends coming over, and they are bringing their kids. You have the food and cocktails planned, but what are you giving the kids? How about something other than pop? 

glasses of crémant

Popping the cork on a bottle of bubbly can fill a room with celebratory spirits. As we move into brunch season and springtime celebrations, let’s take a closer look at a Champagne’s lesser-known cousin.

Mindy Jones and Hank

When French bulldog Hank first arrived at Maple Grove’s Pets Under Police Security (PUPS) animal holding facility, the staff immediately knew there was something wrong.

Bootlegs, Minnesota’s twist on a mint julep by way of a mojito

The month of May is a very special time here in Minnesota. Memorial weekend is the official kick off of bootleg season! Bootlegs are Minnesota’s twist on a mint julep by way of a mojito.