Grandma Rita’s Dressing

Grandma Rita’s Dressing
Owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, Laurie Crowell stopped by with a recipe that has a unique twist on this Thanksgiving staple.  It's a recipe that's been in her family for over 60 years, created by her Grandma Rita. Ingredients 3 strips thick cut bacon, chopped 1 lg yellow onion, diced 2 celery stalks, chopped 1/2 C mushrooms, Shiitake...

Cranberry Chicken Bake

Cranberry Chicken Bake
The Cooking Mom Amy Hanten prepares a recipe that uses only 4 ingredients.  It’s a great alternative to Thanksgiving turkey or a good way to use the dreaded leftover cranberry sauce too.  Plus, she pairs it with her bacon wrapped green beans Recipes: Cranberry Chicken Bake Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Thanksgiving Day Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Day Side Dishes
The owner of The Olive Grove in Mendota Heights, Natalie Jaeger, prepares some Thanksgiving Day side dishes for your Thanksgiving Day table. Recipes: Harvest Salad - uses the black cherry balsamic and rosemary olive oil.  This “salad” is heavy on the vegetables and less on the kale.  Beautiful variety of Fall vegetables and...

Cooking Shortcuts

Cooking Shortcuts
We all get into slumps where we make the same meals over and over.  Coborn’s Registered Dietitian Emily Parent has some simple short cuts for some tasty dishes. Recipes: Southwest Stuffed Acorn Squash Crudite Plate Harvest Chicken Bowls

Dez-Cadent Mac & Cheese

Dez-Cadent Mac & Cheese
Dez from KS95 and her daughter, Dusty, are big fans of Old Home products.  She uses nothing else in her recipe for what we call Dez-cadent Mac & Cheese. Ingredients  8 oz elbow or cavatappi pasta 2 cups whipping cream ½ cup (1 stick) butter 4 oz cream cheese 8 oz Old Home sour cream 8 oz Old Home small-curd cottage cheese 16 oz...

Holiday Salads

Holiday Salads
Aspiring foodie and Programming Director and Twin Cities Live Boss Lady, Mandy Tadych shares two tried and true holiday salads to kick off your Thanksgiving day meal.  Plus her drink of choice!  SUPER SOUR CREAM BROCCOLI SALAD Sour Cream Dressing 1/2 cup Old Home sour cream 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2-3...