Food and Wine

Summer Cocktails

Filed in Food and Wine by on August 9, 2015
Summer Cocktails

If you’ve been searching for ideas for summer cocktails, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered several “new” recipes sure to fit your summer entertaining needs.

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Salad Days

Filed in Food and Wine by on June 1, 2015
Salad Days

A dressing that adds summer citrus punch to your salad anytime of the year is great to have in your repertoire because its ingredients are available year round, but they always taste like summer.

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Grilling Tools

Filed in Food and Wine by on June 1, 2015
Grilling Tools

These tools are our top picks for making you the king (or queen) of the grill while you entertain guests this summer.

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Forestedge Winery

Filed in Destinations, Food and Wine by on November 27, 2014
Forestedge Winery

Nestled among dense woods at the edge of the Paul Bunyan State Forest is Forestedge Winery. With bountiful gardens, a cobblestone patio area and a tasting room, it is a perfect setting for an afternoon outing with family and friends.

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Pumpkin Bars and Spaghetti Squash

Filed in Food and Wine by on September 29, 2014
Pumpkin Bars and Spaghetti Squash

Despite our area having a somewhat strange growing season this summer, our weekly baskets overflowed with fresh, locally grown garden veggies all season long. At this time of year, it’s always hard to say goodbye…

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5 Must-Have Culinary Herbs

Filed in Food and Wine by on August 11, 2014
5 Must-Have Culinary Herbs

If you’re an experienced herb grower and user of herbal delights it’s hard to whittle the list down to only five. If you’re new to the herbal scene, then finding a short list of easy-to-grow herbs…

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Get Your Grill On

Filed in Food and Wine by on August 9, 2014
Get Your Grill On

Now that outdoor grilling season is at its peak, you may want to consider some of the hottest new grilling products and gadgets on the market.

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Craft Beers

Filed in Food and Wine by on June 2, 2014
Craft Beers

Summer in the Midwest means three months of backyard parties, patio dining and cabin-casual meals. For many folks, it also means quaffing a cold brew, or two, with their grub.

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Nine summer food and beverage ideas that will keep you entertaining in style all season long

Filed in Food and Wine by on June 2, 2014
Nine summer food and beverage ideas that will keep you entertaining in style all season long

If you try every variation of our nine picks, you’ll have over fifty options in your summer entertaining arsenal.

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Leech Lake Brewing Company

Filed in Food and Wine by on April 23, 2014
Leech Lake Brewing Company

After moving his family to norther Minnesota in 2008, Greg Smith decided it was time to turn a favorite pastime into a full-time job. Leech Lake Brewing Company, located in Walker…

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