Spring Cocktails You Can Make At Home

It’s time to bring out that patio set and soak of the sun because spring is upon us. Gather your friends and family for an evening at home with this short compilation...

Remedies for your spring allergies

Spring weather came early year. With the joys of spring, however, come seasonal allergies as well. We have such a small window of lovely weather here in Minnesota that it’s a shame if you...
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SPOTLIGHT: Ombibulous in Northeast Minneapolis

"As for me, I am prepared to admit some merit in every alcoholic beverage ever devised... and drink them...
Food Substitutions: Sugar, salt, fat, gluten, eggs, and more

Food Substitutions: Sugar, Salt, Fat, Gluten, Eggs, & More

Whether you have food allergies, intolerances, or simply want/need to avoid certain foods, it can be a challenge knowing which foods to substitute or how much to swap out for another. Following...

Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

What's fat-soluble, naturally present in only a few foods, and is triggered by ultraviolet B (UVB) rays from the sun? If you answered "Vitamin D," you are correct. Vitamin...

Not a skier? Try out these non-traditional winter sports

As far as winter sports go, I am rather inept at most of them. I can’t ice skate. I once tried downhill skiing before I discovered I didn’t enjoy hurling myself uncontrollably down a...
Quick and easy recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner

Quick & Easy Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner

While an ever-increasing number of people are opting to eat out instead cooking Thanksgiving dinner, there's still no better way to enjoy the holiday than around your table at home. Make one, or all,...
Winter in Minnesota is a dark affair. But why?

Winter in Minnesota is a Dark Affair

As we count down the last few days before the end of Daylight Saving Time, we all know well what is coming next: The fourth quarter of the year, the temporal swan song of...

The Persistent Appeal of Fascism

In the decades that followed WWII and the fall of the Third Reich, anti-Fascism became an intrinsic part of German culture: A German family does not name their child Adolf, for example,...

Minnesota’s Creepiest Legends

There’s nothing better than a good ghost story to set the mood for Halloween. You don’t have to search far, as Minnesota is no stranger to the weird and mysterious. Gather your...