Katharine Hepburn’s Favorite Brownie Recipe

Kate’s Famous Brownies Fall baking is in the air.  Here’s a great recipe shared by my friend Julie. Katharine Hepburn’s Favorite Brownie Recipe.  The recipe sheet looks well used.  I especially love her philosophical advice:  Never quit. Be yourself. Don’t put too much flour in your brownies.     That works for me and sure to […]

Old fashioned bread and butter pickles – just like grandma used to make

There is nothing like the taste of home-made Bread and Butter Pickles!  And even better if it’s Grandma’s old fashioned recipe!  Well, I have it for you.  They are super simple to make, taste amazing, and are ready to eat in just one day! But first, a little history about Bread and Butter Pickles! Bread-and-Butter […]

Folly Coffee Roasters Tasting & Tour Room, Grab & Go Fresh Beans

Launched in January of 2018, Folly Coffee Roasters is a high end, an award-winning coffee roaster based in St. Louis Park, MN. The Folly Coffee Tasting & Tour is a half-hour experience with a 15-minute tour of the roastery followed immediately by a guided coffee sampling with unlimited coffee samples of cold brew, batch brew, […]

To save pollinators, Twin Cities grocers tempt shoppers with First Kiss apples

That’s local apple magnate Don Roper, VP of Sales and Marketing for Honeybear Brands, waxing nostalgic for an apple 2018’s Minnesota State Fair was all a’buzz about: First Kiss. In the years since, the Minnesota-bred descendant of the Honeycrisp (about as close as we’re likely to get to a celebrity fruit) has been positioned as the […]