Food & Drink

Herbs brighten flavors with springy freshness: Parsley, dill, chives, cilantro, mint, basil, oregano and even the lesser known fenugreek, to name a few. They permeate dishes with a characteristically fresh bite and hold close ties to ethnic foods, including Thai, Italian, Indian and Mexican.

Late last year, Larry Millett, former architecture critic at the St. Paul Pioneer Press and author of several books on historic homes, released a new book, Minnesota Modern, highlighting the architecture of mid-20th century homes in and around the Twin Cities.

Shaken, stirred or slightly modified, the martini is an American classic. Made popular by everyone from James Bond to Carrie Bradshaw and the gang, there’s hardly a more fashionable drink around. However, the trick for the casual barfly is making the martini more approachable.

In past years, food trucks have redefined the phrase “fast food.” Having established followings by setting up shop near high-traffic city centers, many mobile eateries have been spotted in the suburbs in hopes of reaching new and curious customers.

Whether it’s straight-up, on the rocks or mixed with a bit of water, a good glass of scotch is great any time of year. But to many, the idea of hard liquor sans mixer can be a bit unapproachable.

Consider this recipe as a healthier way to use those Irish spuds sInce traditional Shepherd’s Pie can be so heavy, especially right before spring break.

February is widely known as the month of love, and food and drink are an important piece of a couple’s romantic history.

January is citrus month, and what better place to enjoy it than in the coldest state in the continental United States? It might seem like an oxymoron, but Plymouth is fully prepared to serve up the freshest seasonal fruits with a plethora of menu items featuring your favorites: lemon and lime.

Winter is here, and with it, all of our harsh-weather food cravings, likely laced with more fat than fiber, more sweet than salad, more of everything that says “comfort” and little that says “creative.” While many of us take pride in inspired meal preparation for ourselves and our families, someh

When John Eliason started First Financial, he had no clients in a crowded industry. However, he recognized the tremendous opportunity in a competitive market. Now First Financial serves clients nationwide and has garnered a number of awards resulting from his unique business methods.

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