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The Best Macaroon I’ve Ever Eaten

The Salty Tart Chef Michelle Gayer is a James Beard Award nominee many times over, including being a 2017 semifinalist for “Outstanding Baker.” Open since 2008, Gayer and her team at The Salty Tart make everything from scratch everyday—from pastry cream-filled brioche to flaky layered croissants and buttercream-topped cupcakes to banana cream pies. Her macaroons are…  Read More

Johnny Iuzzini’s Tips for Perfect Macarons

Tips For Piping Macarons Twist end of pastry bag closed tightly and hold it with both hands. Pipe quarter-sized mounds away from you at a 45-degree angle. Stop squeezing bag and flick tip up counterclockwise; “tail” will settle into batter. Tips for Successful Macarons For the best results, bake macarons on silicone baking mats or…  Read More

18 Must-Try Minnesota State Fair Foods

Where to Eat at the Great Minnesota Get-Together I love the Minnesota State Fair so much that I try to go all 12 days. Every year there’s a list of new food booths, serving every type of novelty deep-fried and on-a-stick creations, but when it comes down to it, half of the food sales comes…  Read More

||Tubetti with Pork|Strawberry-Champagne Granita with Macerated Berries||Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Burrata & Lemon|Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce|Seared Scallops with Green Curry & Spinach|Sticky Rice with Durian Custard|Frisee Salad with Candied Bacon & French Vinaigrette|Roast Chicken with Ratatouille|Crème Brûlée|

Valentine’s Day

Bring on the romance. Skip dinner at a fancy restaurant and practice the art of seduction from the comforts of your own kitchen. I’ve gathered some of my favorite recipes to help you set the mood. After dinner, I’d suggest you settle in on the couch with a good food movie (trust me, these are sexier…  Read More

||Tubetti with Pork|Strawberry-Champagne Granita with Macerated Berries||Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Burrata & Lemon|Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce|Seared Scallops with Green Curry & Spinach|Sticky Rice with Durian Custard|Frisee Salad with Candied Bacon & French Vinaigrette|Roast Chicken with Ratatouille|Crème Brûlée|

Valentine’s Day

Bring on the romance. Skip dinner at a fancy restaurant and practice the art of seduction from the comforts of your own kitchen. I’ve gathered some of my favorite recipes to help you set the mood. After dinner, I’d suggest you settle in on the couch with a good food movie (trust me, these are sexier…  Read More