Hometown Recipes

Turn to fresh fruit for sweet summer treats!



Summer brings an abundance of fresh fruits with great flavors that you only can taste in the peak of summer. Berries and melons are available locally in our gardens and farmers markets. Other fruits such as cherries, peaches and nectarines come from other parts of the United States. These tasty treats are the perfect and simple solution to our cravings […]

What’s new to eat at the State Fair?

How about a Turducken Sausage Sandwich!


The Great Minnesota Get-Together (aka the Minnesota State Fair) is just around the corner. It begins on Thursday, Aug. 23 and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 3. Each year the fair announces new foods that will be introduced, and this year is no exception. Spicy, smoked, sliding or slammin’ – the options are endless. I can’t imagine that anyone could […]

Why not consider kohlrabi?



 If you’re looking for a new vegetable, give cabbage’s crazy cousin a try. Consider kohlrabi, an uncommon vegetable that’s mainly eaten in central and eastern Europe. The plants thrive in a cool climate like ours. You also can find kohlrabi in g… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Boost the omega fats in your diet



 Nutrition can be confusing and that’s especially true when it comes to fats in our diet. When the nutrition facts label for foods was born in the 1980s, it was believed that explaining that some fats are good and other fats are bad would be to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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