Minnesota Public Radio features by Krystyna Pease http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=31192 en-us Copyright 2018 Minnesota Public Radio Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:34:12 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Krystyna Pease http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Appetites: How you can avoid bad restaurant experiences There are some tell-tale signs of a poor restaurant experience that diners can learn to sniff out before having to sit down to a wholesale bad time. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/04/12/appetites-how-you-can-avoid-bad-restaurant-experiences?refid=0 Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:08:12 -0500 Appetites: The Synergy Series Chef Gavin Kaysen is asking four chefs to leave the big city and come to Minnesota for a night or two of cooking as part of his Synergy Series. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/04/27/appetites-gavin-kaysen-synergy-series?refid=0 Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:47:49 -0500 Appetites: It's citrus season Winter usually means a dearth of fresh fruit, unless it's citrus. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/02/03/appetites?refid=0 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:52:39 -0600 Appetites: Learning to cook better, at the clinic Increasingly, medical professionals are integrating food and nutrition information into their patients' wellness plans. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/01/20/appetites?refid=0 Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:24:04 -0600 Appetites: The January (or February) ratio After the holidays, chef and cookbook author Amy Thielen adopts something she calls "hedonism in moderation." http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/01/13/appetites?refid=0 Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:42:21 -0600 Appetites: The local food trends of 2015, from thin burgers to skipped tips Local booze, "thinny" burgers and the decline of tipping made Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's list of the top local food trends of 2015. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/12/30/appetites-local-food-trends?refid=0 Wed, 30 Dec 2015 12:43:57 -0600 Appetites: Spaetzle, dressed up or down, can make an easy meal Homemade spaetzle may seem like a fancy holiday dish to some, but Amy Thielen says it's easy enough for a weeknight supper. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/12/23/appetites-spaetzle-recipe?refid=0 Wed, 23 Dec 2015 13:46:07 -0600 Appetites: Cookie baking tips from Lynne Rossetto Kasper It's cookie baking season. While time-honored classics are great, Splendid Table host Lynne Rossetto Kasper has some tips to make your holiday treats even better. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/12/16/appetites-cookie-baking-tips-lynne-rossetto-kasper?refid=0 Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:03:39 -0600 Appetites: Preserving Iron Range recipes B.J. Carpenter wrote the cookbook "Come, You Taste" to capture the recipes that immigrants brought with them to the Iron Range, including potica, pasties and porketta. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/12/02/appetites-iron-range-recipes?refid=0 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 15:37:39 -0600 Appetites: Celebrating Thanksgiving with indigenous foods "I would love for people to look at their Thanksgiving table without changing a thing and discuss where those foods came from," said Heid Erdrich, author of "Original Local." http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/11/25/appetites-indigenous-foods?refid=0 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:30:53 -0600 Appetites: Celebrating local food in 'Winter's Kitchen' In her new book, Beth Dooley shows us how to enjoy local food all year round, even in the depths of winter. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/11/18/books-appetites-beth-dooley?refid=0 Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:32:01 -0600 'I'm a baseball guy': Twins' Hunter retires but will stay in the game Nine-time Gold Glove winning outfielder Torii Hunter formally announced his retirement from baseball Thursday. He said he doesn't know what's next but made it clear it will be tied to baseball. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/11/05/torii-hunter?refid=0 Thu, 05 Nov 2015 12:42:17 -0600 Appetites: Chefs cook on stage with the Minnesota Orchestra "A Musical Feast" will feature chefs from Butcher and the Boar, Vincent A Restaurant, Travail Kitchen and Patisserie 46 showing off their talents, accompanied by the orchestra. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/11/04/appetites-minnesota-orchestra?refid=0 Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:00:27 -0600 Appetites: Mastering the martini For Easy and Oskey co-founder Erik Eastman, the martini is more than a drink. "It's a life skill," he says. "It's like changing a tire. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/10/28/martini-recipe?refid=0 Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:42:57 -0500 Appetites: Sampling Minnesota wines at the State Fair Fried food and cold beer is a classic State Fair combo. But the Minnesota Wine Country booth is there to let fairgoers know that the state makes some good wines too. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/09/02/appetites-minnesota-wine?refid=0 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:00:00 -0500 Appetites: Eating your way down Central Avenue Central Avenue, from Interstate 694 to northeast Minneapolis, has dozens of eateries that represent a huge array of cuisines. The Heavy Table has been working its way down the street, meal by meal. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/08/05/appetites-heavy-table-central-avenue?refid=0 Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:11:59 -0500 Appetites: What's new with CSAs? Minnesota is known as the state of hockey, but it could also be called the state of community supported agriculture. Minnesota has more CSA farms than any other state. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/06/03/appetites-csa?refid=0 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Appetites: 5 things to know about fermentation It's an age-old food preservation method that many people may not know much about. But fermented food products are all around you. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/05/27/appetites-5-things-about-fermentation?refid=0 Wed, 27 May 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Appetites: The bright, snappy and oh-so-easy gimlet Fresh lime juice and clean ice are two key ingredients to mixing up a spring-inspired drink. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/05/13/appetites-gimlet?refid=0 Wed, 13 May 2015 15:00:00 -0500 Appetites: 5 dinner party tips from 'The Dinner Party Download' hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam dish on what's essential for a good time over grub. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/05/06/appetites-dinner-party-tips?refid=0 Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:51 -0500 Appetites: Five tips for a perfect pie crust A great pie starts with the crust. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2014/11/26/appetites-pie-crust?refid=0 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:55:42 -0600 Rose Bayuk reflects on being a nurse at sea during WWII Rose Bayuk, 98, enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps after Pearl Harbor was bombed. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2014/10/24/rose-bayuk?refid=0 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:14:35 -0500 Walker Art Center celebrates 75 years with a look at its iconic works Of the 13,000 pieces in the Walker's permanent collection of visual arts, take a look at three of the most iconic. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2014/10/15/walker-art-center?refid=0 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:42:21 -0500 John Mark Nelson performs at the Minn. State Fair The Minnesota State Fair wrapped up its run Monday night, but if for one fleeting moment, we're going to go back to the Fair. On Saturday, John Mark Nelson played a few songs from his new album called "Waiting and Waiting" at the MPR booth. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2012/09/04/daily-circuit-john-mark-nelson-state-fair?refid=0 Tue, 04 Sep 2012 08:03:17 -0500 U of M regents to review compensation policy today A panel of University of Minnesota regents is meeting Thursday to review the University of Minnesota's compensation policy for top administrators. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2012/04/26/daily-circuit-uofm-compensation?refid=0 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:46:59 -0500 Historic documents, autographs from Minn. collection in NY auction There will be two auctions Tuesday at Swann Galleries in New York that include several items from the Minnesota Historical Society. The items include several autographs of presidents and other historic figures. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2012/04/17/daily-circuit-historical-society-auction?refid=0 Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:00:00 -0500 SPCO plan offers members concert buffet for $5 a month The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra will offer $5-a-month memberships that allow members to attend as many concerts as they want starting this fall. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2012/04/03/daily-circuit-st-paul-chamber-orchestra?refid=0 Tue, 03 Apr 2012 08:26:27 -0500 Crossword puzzle tournament tonight in St. Paul If you've ever seen the documentary "Wordplay" you'll know the world of crossword puzzles can be a fierce competition. The Friends of the St. Paul Library will hold its first-ever Minnesota Crossword Tournament tonight in St. Paul. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2012/03/30/daily-circuit-crossword?refid=0 Fri, 30 Mar 2012 08:28:43 -0500