The winning cookie recipe has everything we look for in a holiday cookie: It has a unique flavor profile, looks great on a cookie tray and is fun to bake.
You'll see familiar faces and first-time entrants in this year's winner's circle, all creating one-of-a-kind recipes for Star Tribune readers.
It's also a chance to mingle with bakers and ask experts your most pressing baking questions.
Our holiday cookie finder has recipes to use this holiday season — and all year long.
Minnesota's favorite celebrity chefs are hosting a holiday special featuring new twists on recipes for Christmas and Hanukkah.
Learn how to smoke fish, turn leftover smoked ham into meatballs and make the famous Cajun Finn sandwich as the North Shore staple celebrates 25 years — and a move.
Two confections from St. Croix Chocolate Co. took home silver and bronze awards at the world's largest craft chocolate competition.
The traditional Moroccan recipe is made with lamb steeped in spices and cooked low and slow for a deeply flavorful dish.
The recipe might seem overwhelmingly garlicky, but it's not. Be sure to have some good bread handy — you'll want to soak up every drop of the delicious sauce.
With just three ingredients — American made honey, ghost peppers and vinegar — Heart Soul Heat heats up the hot-honey scene.
Two new vendors will open inside the market in Minneapolis' Prospect Park neighborhood.
After a week of heavy cooking and eating, the classic Chinese-American dish is light and easy to prepare. Plus, you'll still have room for pie.
Browned bits of turkey are infused with herbs and spices and are ready to fill tacos or burritos and top nachos or pizza.
The Argentine steakhouse in Minneapolis' North Loop is the chef's most ambitious project yet. Cue the anticipation.
These are our trailblazers, those who have caused a seismic shift for the better in the way we dine.
Gather your appetites and baking questions for our annual cookie event.
From festive cocktail pop-ups to family-friendly markets, these holiday offerings will melt even the Grinchiest of hearts.
More restaurant news: Centro expands to Roseville, pie season means a new walk-up bakery in St. Paul, El Meson returns, and a taste of the new Lynette.
It's been a busy 2023 in restaurants. As we wrap things up, what questions do you have for restaurant critic Jon Cheng about the local dining scene, reviews, or restaurants in general? He'll answer them in an upcoming column for the Star Tribune.
Among this week's highlights: The sandwich we're still craving, an unbeatable lunch deal, chicken perfection, biscuits at an all-day cafe and a special menu we hope see again.