Minnesota Cooks cookbook highlights local ingredients, farmers and chefs

Since 2003, the Minnesota Farmers Union has been connecting farmers and chefs in a popular, recipe-driven program called Minnesota Cooks, which culminates in a fun and fascinating annual event at the Minnesota State Fair. The program is also responsible for the ultimate fair freebie, the gotta-have Minnesota Cooks calendar.

Armed with nearly 20 years of recipes that celebrate Minnesota-grown ingredients, longtime Minnesota Cooks writer Claudine Arndt and photographer Katie Cannon have produced “The Farmer and the Chef” (Globe Pequot, $27.95), a lively, informative and user-friendly cookbook that illuminates the lives of the state’s farmers and food makers, then continues to

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A Knoxville local home cook will appear on Food Network

Krista DeSocio, local cook and food blogger, will compete in the ultimate grilling competition in a new show, Grill of Victory

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A local home cook and food blogger is making her mark on the food world and now she gets to do it on a national stage.  Krista DeSocio will appear on a new show on Food Network this summer.

Krista is most comfortable in her home kitchen prepping, cooking, creating delicious dishes for her food blog and Instagram account.

“There is something about feeding people and nourishing people that is really special,” said DeSocio.

Her passion

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All Things Food: Get ready for an exploration of food, cooking and local flavors | Entertainment

Welcome to the summer of 2021! I am pleased to introduce myself and this new column, All Things Food.

In this column I will explore a variety of topics, all food related. I plan to highlight local restaurants and chefs, learn about charities that combat food insecurity, local farmers, schools and children, international cuisines, books about food, and so much more.

I love to eat, cook and learn about food. In addition, I am a health care provider who has extensively studied nutrition and health, both in terms of our physical bodies as well as our emotional and spiritual

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Cooking Delicious Local Meals Within The Culinary Arts

It has a light but flavorful taste that everybody will love. No soul food menu could be full with out rooster and waffles.

Don’t wash meat, poultry, eggs, or seafood to avoid spreading harmful germs round your kitchen. Use plain cleaning soap and water—skip the antibacterial cleaning soap—and scrub the backs of your … Read More