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Bacon Lovers Unite!

Today, August 20th, will be henceforth known as National Bacon Lovers Day. I did not declare said holiday myself, but someone did. And, for that. I thank them. Because, obviously. Bacon Day happens only once a year (in December, mark your calendars), and that, my friends, is just not often…

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BBQ Chicken Garden Salad

We are reaching the point in the summer that simultaneously makes us never want summer to end and makes us constantly talk about the humidity. The a/c hums noisily in the background of all conversations, and everyone begins posting photos of last winter’s record snowfall with a meme-like caption reading something…

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Zucchini Mac and Cheese

Each year, we watch our gardens slowly grow, filling the soiled borders of each bed. We take note of the first flower, the first nub of fruit on the vine. Then, seemingly within days, we’re so overwhelmed with zucchini, tomatoes, summer squash, and cucumbers that we scramble to find recipes, buy…

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Happy International Beer Day!

Happy International Beer Day! There’s no better way to keep the party going than with a hearty cheers to one of our favorite holidays of the year. The Minnesota Craft Beer scene has seen a huge spike in popularity and sheer numbers over the last several years. Thanks to staunch supporters…

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Way Better Chicken Tenders

Fried chicken is a divisive topic. Everyone has their favorite spot, their favorite piece, and their favorite preparation. Me? I head to Revival in Minneapolis. I prefer wings to legs. And waffle batter is a winner. But, we can’t all eat Southern fried chicken every day. Thankfully, we have awesomely talented…

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Red, White, and Boom

Fourth of July is the quintessential weekend of summer: celebration, friends, family, American pride, reflection on our history. And delicious, of-the-season food. This red, white, and blue fruit salsa is no exception. The blend of pear, strawberry, blackberries, and blueberries are elevated by a spicy pop of jalapeño and a fresh…

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Walking Tacos in the Park

Walking Tacos are what childhood dreams are made of in the Midwest. What’s better than an evening around the dinner table for Taco Tuesday? Putting all of those delicious, favorite taco toppings in a bag of Way Better Snacks and heading out the front door to the park, of course.…

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