Mixed Drinks with Haskell’s

Mixed Drinks with Haskell’s
It’s been the perfect summer to sit out on the porch and enjoy a cocktail.  Our wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskell’s is changing things up a bit.  He’s sharing some summer cocktail inspiration. Bootleg Drink 2-3 bunches of chopped mint, stems removed, plus a mint sprig for garnish ½ cup simple syrup 1 ½ oz. rum, vodka or...

Fun & Delicious Things to Do with Tequila

Fun & Delicious Things to Do with Tequila
While tequila makes for the most delicious cocktails, it is often times used in cooking too.  Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard shares some information on the popular liquor and ways to use it. The best tequila comes from blue agave from Jalisco, Mexico, designation of origin (tequila only comes from this region) Tequila is Mexico’s most...

Beat the Heat Wines

Beat the Heat Wines
Minnesota has seen some really high temperatures this summer.  The month of June was one of the hottest we’ve had in decades.  Ted Farrell of Haskell’s has some suggestions of chilled wines to help you beat the heat. Casa Farelli Pinot Grigio Voltaire Vouvray Vina Robles Sauvignon Blanc Fortant Grenache Rose Coastal ...

Tasty Fruit Recipes

Tasty Fruit Recipes
Chef and cookbook author Robin Asbell stopped by with tasty ideas on how to use fruit in recipes when it's too hot to make a pie. Slow Cooker Blueberry Nectarine Crisp 1 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, margarine, or...

Grilling Wines

Grilling Wines
When it comes to grilling and chilling, Ted Farrell from Haskell’s Wine has the chilling part down!  He shares which wines pair best with some of our favorite grilled foods. Pair with Chips: Casa Farelli Prosecco Pair with Seafood & Salads: Laville Pavillon Bordeaux Blanc Pair with Fish: Hats Off Chardonnay Pair with...

Patio Wine Pack

Patio Wine Pack
Sitting outside and sipping on a glass of wine during the summer months in Minnesota sounds like a perfect scenario.  There are wines that are better suited for these occasions and Ted Farrell from Haskell’s has them! Patio Pack: Domaine Fazi Rose Fog Mountain Sauvignon Blanc Gearbox Pinot Noir Get two of each of these wines...

Tahini Latte with Fresh Almond Milk

Tahini Latte with Fresh Almond Milk
Anna Klimmek, owner and chef of Happy Food MN says their mission is to get people in the kitchen by teaching them healthy simple ways to get cooking.  She prepares a Tahini Latte that is stress reducing because she uses adapatgens which work with the body to reduce stress.  The spices she adds are calming for the body. Lion’s Mane Tahini...

Caribbean Backyard Bash

Caribbean Backyard Bash
If you've got a summer BBQ in your upcoming plans, we want you to put down that package of hotdogs. Don't even think of buying that relish tray. Instead, escape to the Caribbean. The owner of Pimento Jamaican Kitchen, Tomme Beevas, stopped by to show us how to pull together a Caribbean Backyard Bash.