Pie–she’s often the underappreciated sister in the dessert family. Cake gets all the glory—candlelit entrances at birthdays and tiered seating at weddings, and all eyes are on her first slice at a host of gender reveal parties.
Food & Drink
If company’s coming, or you just need a hot cuppa something delicious, try out this classic winter drink starring cinnamon, allspice, and cloves.
We rounded up our favorite wintery spices, and a few local dishes that feature them prominently.
The Lake Elmo Inn has been serving up holiday traditions for more than 30 years.
If you need a little comfort-food inspiration this season, check out these time-tested recipes from members of Woodbury Magazine’s editorial staff and advisory board.
My mother and stepfather were wonderful cooks. They are the reason I love spending most of my time in the kitchen, even when there’s nothing to cook. Leaning against the kitchen counter is my default position. When I showed up at their house, I’d join in the chopping, stirring and tasting.
Get a jump on your shopping list with a few favorite grilling items, from a guy who knows a thing or two—local foodie Instagram influencer Justin Konopaski (@cooking_with_justin).
A tomahawk steak is a ribeye with at least five inches of rib bone left intact—giving it a bit more drama, and a handy spot to grab it with your tongs.
Woodbury’s Justin Konopaski is a 3M facilities engineer by day and foodie influencer by night.
Leave this year’s Chef Fest with a full tummy and a fuller heart—the Woodbury Community Foundation’s annual fundraiser returns for its fifth year.
Survive the six weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas by creating healthy, alternative dishes.