Hot Gin Toddy
• 1 1/2 oz. J. Carver Premium gin
• 3/4 oz. lemon juice, fresh
Orzo Salad with Basil and Heirloom Tomatoes
Prep: 8 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in Maple Grove recently received a 2016 Award of Excellence, which recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price
The Maple Tavern might just be the newest hot spot for weekend specials. On Saturdays and Sundays, they feature prime rib dinners in the evenings.
Nothing satisfies the palate like a great cut of steak. It’s versatile enough to be paired with a rich red merlot or slathered in tangy southwestern ranch.
LISTEN Chastity Brown, “Colorado”: With a blend of folk, country and soul, “Colorado” is a song that is easy to listen to and that will be a staple on your playlist.
“Mom, why don’t you ever buy Brussels sprouts?” a boy asks as they shop in the produce department.
“Where did you ever hear of Brussels sprouts?” his mother asks, surprised.
Fruit is a muse to artists and chefs alike. It makes pretty subject matter in painted still lifes and adds dynamic flavor to delicious dishes. However, brimming with nutrients and freshness, fruit is much better experienced in a dish rather than studied through layers of paint.
Got a serious thirst? There’s no better way to send it packing on a hot summer day than to mix up a fresh fruit and vegetable thirst quencher.
Casual family dining in Maple Grove has bumped it up a notch with three new restaurants: Café Zupas, Naf Naf Grill and Panda Express.