Tag: chocolate

The Story of Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar

Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar Buying a bucket of Sweet Martha’s cookies to share with your friends is a Minnesota State Fair must, and one of those food experiences that cannot be accurately replicated at home EVEN IF their dough is available for purchase in your grocer’s freezer. Few things can beat piping hot, messy chocolate…  Read More

TODAY: Um, Yum?

Unusual in the U.S.A. Watch as I share some of my favorite alternative proteins – grilled chicken heart with lemon and olive oil, veal tongue tonnato and budino made with pig’s blood and bittersweet chocolate – with TODAY anchors, Savannah Guthrie, Natalie Morales, Matt Lauer and Carson Daly.  I’m a huge advocate of these types of…  Read More

Easter Recipes

A Springtime Brunch As the temperatures creep above freezing and the snow starts to melt, I get excited to swap out root vegetables and heavy stews for Spring ingredients and vibrant flavors. This year, I’m thinking beyond the traditional ham-and-deviled-egg Easter feast, opting for fresh asparagus and lobster salad, tarragon-encrusted lamb with goat cheese and my…  Read More

Easter Recipes

A Springtime Brunch As the temperatures creep above freezing and the snow starts to melt, I get excited to swap out root vegetables and heavy stews for Spring ingredients and vibrant flavors. This year, I’m thinking beyond the traditional ham-and-deviled-egg Easter feast, opting for fresh asparagus and lobster salad, tarragon-encrusted lamb with goat cheese and my…  Read More