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Wild Rice & Candy Cap Mushroom Scones. These scones take a walk on the wild side with hand-harvested Minnesota wild rice & a surprisingly sweet mushroom.
Lamb & Piñon Stuffed Frybread. A Roadtrip Dinner Redux of Indian tacos, this Native American staple is filled with ingredients found in Navajo cookery.
Posole with zucchini, tomatoes and queso blanco. Inspired by a simple side dish during a road trip dinner in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Shichimi Togarashi - Japanese 7-Spice Seasoning. Spicy with a hint of citrus, it lends a gentle heat to such dishes as chilled soba noodles.
Black Raspberry Cheesecake Pots. No-bake and all-tasty!
Arepa Dumplings with Spicy Roasted Tomato Sauce & Powdered Pork.
Coconut-Tater Truffles. The surprise inside: coconut and mashed potatoes combine to make this sweet confection flavored with Irish Cream liqueur and enrobed in dark chocolate.
Cocoa? Not! It's Coconut! Matamis na Bao (Filipino coconut jam) has the deep color of chocolate but the rich flavor of coconut milk & molasses. Served over a rice-flour aebleskiver (Danish pancake ball).
Apple Pie Lefse. A classic all-American flavor deconstructed with a Norwegian twist. Butter, sugar, cinnamon & walnuts rolled in a potato lefse with homemade applesauce on the side.
Thanksgiving Wrap Up. Roast turkey, mashed gingered sweet potatoes, wheatberries & pepitas are rolled in a soft whole wheat tortilla, topped with a creamy cranberry-horseradish sauce.
Bison Sausage Bread. It's spicy. It's savory. It's sweet. Chef Mitch Omer of Minneapolis' Hell's Kitchen calls his recipe 'the perfect breakfast bread'.
Fideo Crab Bites. Delicate fideo (thin, short noodles), crab meat and a surprising ingredient make these a delightfully crispy and easy-to-prepare appetizer.
Æbleskiver - Danish ball pancakes, filled with apple slices and dusted with powdered sugar. Simple, traditional, delicious!
Mahnomin Porridge. Mahnomin (the Ojibwe word for wild rice) is drenched in warm cream & maple syrup then topped with toasted hazelnut & berries. A heavenly recipe from Hell's Kitchen, Minneapolis.
Chinese Broccoli Beef Stir Fry. Gai lan, or Chinese broccoli, brings a sweet flavor and bright color to this favorite dish.
Atcharang Kohlrabi. When there's no unripe papaya to be had, sweet & tender-crisp kohlrabi makes a great substitute in atchara (Filipino pickled green papaya).
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. Celebrating a birthday & the end of National Ice Cream Month with a creamy & refreshing dessert!
Steamed Whole Trout on Bacon-Cranberry Wild Rice. Fresh Wisconsin rainbow trout on a bed of hand-harvested wild rice from Northern Minnesota - a taste of the Midwest!
Vanilla Frozen Yogurt with Golden Beet Sauce. A spoonful of summer!
Chipotle Meatballs, ready for the oven. Seasoned with ground chipotle & cilantro, then rolled in panko, they're destined for Magic Sauce Meatball Sandwiches!
Spicy Gizzard and Bell Pepper Stir-fry. Offal doesn't have to be awful! Tender chicken gizzards are cooked in a spicy, garlicky sauce. And it tastes just like . . . well . . . chicken.
Brown Butter Cake. As sweet and simple as a daisy.
Capellini with Chicken and Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. The tomato-less, no-cook sauce includes celery for added crunch and Black Lava sea salt for a finished flair. This is one lucky dish!
Grilled lamb loin chop, accompanied by a refreshing Potato Salad with Yogurt and Mint Dressing. Sometimes, simple is good.
Coco-Mocha Flan Cake. Airy cocoa and coffee-flavored chiffon cake is paired with a creamy coconut flan for a dessert with a split personality!
Causa de Cangrejo. A chilled Peruvian dish of aji amarillo-flavored mashed potatoes, layered with crabmeat and avocado, and topped with a fresh mango salsa. Perfect for a summer table!
Ginger Glazed Mahi-Mahi over Fried Cornmeal Mush. Humble little cornmeal cakes are perfectly simple accompaniments to this ginger and honey-sauced fish.
Caju-Mangga Chicken Sandwich. Forget the mayo! Sweet mango and savory chicken are bathed in a creamy, spicy and altogether irresistible sauce of ground cashews, coconut milk and chili paste.
Good Heavens! Cupcakes. A minty, chocolate-pudding-filled treat in honor of the Patron Saint of Procrastinators - better late than never!
Pancit Bihon. This Filipino dish of rice noodles, stir-fried vegetables, chicken and Chinese sausages is a birthday greeting on a plate: long noodles for a long and happy life!
Uraro-Almond Cookies. A tower of bite-sized, gluten-free and buttery-crisp treats inspired by the popular arrowroot cookies of Marinduque, Philippines.
Walnut, Pear and Feta Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Pei Dan, peeled. Also known as 'Century Egg', it's not what you'd expect in your Easter basket but it does add a delicious pungency to congee.