The Twin Cities area prides itself on a vibrant and innovative design and architecture community. Its national reputation was reinforced this year, when the University of Minnesota hired Carol Strohecker as dean of the College of Design for the Twin Cities campus.
A frosted layer cake is like a perfectly tailored little black dress: every curve is controlled, and every flaw is covered. Gooey butter cake is more like a favorite pair of sweatpants: cozy, unflattering and totally comfortable with itself, flaws and all.
Turn a bound-for-the-compost-heap item into beautiful, inexpensive and utterly gift-worthy holiday treats
The bizarre tale of how Jackie Kennedy's recipes for New England Fish Chowder and Creme Brulee ended up in the Guild Committee Cookbook for St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Spillville, Iowa (circa 1962).
A thriving, nationally recognized food scene is one part of living in the Twin Cities. So is the troubling existence of food deserts in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods.