Holiday recipe spectacular: Goodies by Beatrice Ojakangas

Our 6th (and final!) day of holiday recipes from our authors is upon us. Thanks so much for following. We hope you’ve enjoyed these recipes, and perhaps have been inspired to try a new dish or two. Day 5: Cranberry tart from Brenda Langton.Day 4: Hearty, healthful entrees from Jenny Breen.Day 3: Corn chowder from … More Holiday recipe spectacular: Goodies by Beatrice Ojakangas

Holiday recipe spectacular: Cranberry tart and apple sesame kanten by Brenda Langton

It’s Day 5 of our holiday recipe spectacular, and we’ve got some delicious dessert recipes from Brenda Langton, author of The Spoonriver Cookbook (where the following recipes come from) and The Cafe Brenda Cookbook. Enjoy! This week, we’ve also featured:Day 4: Hearty, vegan-friendly entrees with Jenny Breen.Day 3: Corn chowder with Atina Diffley.Day 2: Swedish … More Holiday recipe spectacular: Cranberry tart and apple sesame kanten by Brenda Langton

Holiday recipe spectacular: Hearty, healthful entrees from Jenny Breen

Day 4 of our six-day holiday recipe blowout continues with heartier, vegan-friendly recipes from professional chef Jenny Breen, co-author of Cooking Up the Good Life: Creative Recipes for the Family Table. Day 3: Corn Chowder by Atina Diffley.Day 2: Swedish Pancakes and Sweet Potatoes with Pomegranates by Helene Henderson.Day 1: Sweet Potato and Walnut Salad … More Holiday recipe spectacular: Hearty, healthful entrees from Jenny Breen

Holiday recipe spectacular: Atina Diffley’s Corn Chowder

Day 3 of our holiday recipe phase features a nice winter corn chowder from Atina Diffley, author of Turn Here Sweet Corn. Day 2: Helene Henderson’s Swedish Pancakes with Cranberries and Sweet Potatoes with Pomegranates.Day 1: Beth Dooley’s Sweet Potato and Walnut Salad and Cranberry Snack Cake.  Four generations of the Diffley family come together … More Holiday recipe spectacular: Atina Diffley’s Corn Chowder

Holiday recipe spectacular: Swedish Pancakes a la Helene Henderson

This week we’re enlisting in some of our finest Minnesota authors to give us their favorite holiday recipes. We kicked off this holiday recipe spectacular on Friday with a few goodies from Beth Dooley. Today, we feature Helene Henderson, author of The Swedish Table. ——- Holiday recipes from Helene Henderson SWEDISH PANCAKES WITH SIMPLE SYRUP … More Holiday recipe spectacular: Swedish Pancakes a la Helene Henderson

Holiday recipe spectacular: Utilize holiday leftovers with Beth Dooley’s Sweet Potato and Walnut Salad

We’re in a festive spirit this month at UMP and looking for some great recipes to match. We’ve enlisted in our finest Minnesota authors and cooks to divulge their favorite holiday foods.Today we’re launching a Holiday Recipe Spectacular in which we’ll feature one Minnesota author per work day. We’ll resume Monday, and by next Friday … More Holiday recipe spectacular: Utilize holiday leftovers with Beth Dooley’s Sweet Potato and Walnut Salad

At Spoonriver Restaurant, excitement, a happy and healthy community, and awesome local food are all in a day’s work.

Chef Brenda Langton signs a copy of The Spoonriver Cookbookfor a regular customer. BY MAGGIE SATTLERUMP blog editor It’s just after lunch-rush hour at Spoonriver Restaurant, and when I arrive the place is hardly at a lull. Satisfied customers are casually hanging out. Staff are conscientiously attending to their needs. And beloved local chef and … More At Spoonriver Restaurant, excitement, a happy and healthy community, and awesome local food are all in a day’s work.

Thanksgiving odds and ends: It’s all about the leftovers. Er, "make-overs."

BY BETH DOOLEYWriter for Mpls.St. Paul Magazine and the Star Tribune and regular Kare 11 correspondent As much as I love Thanksgiving dinner with our family’s traditions, from touch football in the park to the must-have creamed onions in my grandmother’s serving dish, the truth is, it’s the leftovers I relish. For a busy cook, … More Thanksgiving odds and ends: It’s all about the leftovers. Er, "make-overs."

Bring on the fall harvest: Tips for preparing and preserving your veggies through winter.

Got a wonderful summer crop of vegetables and unsure how to prepare them quickly, or better yet, preserve them to enjoy all winter? See below for a few tips and recipes to get you started. Image from Creative Commons. BY BETH DOOLEY Writer for Mpls.St. Paul Magazine and the Star Tribune and regular Kare 11 … More Bring on the fall harvest: Tips for preparing and preserving your veggies through winter.