St. Croix Valley Magazine Editor Angela Johnson shares a family favorite praline apple pie recipe.
Food & Drink
To succeed at Thanksgiving means throwing 10 turkeys into the air and catching all of them at once. There’s the cooking turkey, the cleaning turkey, the “I hope my home is big enough for everyone” turkey, and the trickiest turkey of all—your opinionated Aunt Ruth.
Gemütlichkeit. That’s the German word that, roughly translated, means “a good feeling, a good time, a feeling of welcome and comfort,” says Kim Quade, owner-operator of Stillwater’s Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter.
Adults, it’s time to take back Halloween. Sure, the holiday might seem to revolve around the kids, all decked out in costumes romping the streets in search of the year’s supply of candy, but why can’t moms and dads embrace All Hallows’ Eve, in all its culinary glory?
Bad Larry’s Hard Coffee comes as quite the blessing to coffee lovers who aspire to fill their days with the caffeinated brew. Now your love of the buzz can continue from morning into night as you sip on this inventive mix.
Tucked into a touristy block on Cascade Street just a paddle’s shake away from downtown Osceola, Wis., sits Tippy Canoes Sports Pub and Grub.
On a summer weekend, Brookside Bar and Grill easily serves that many in a day—more during the art fair or motorcycle rallies.
Ask friends to describe Hudson’s Urban Olive and Vine, and you might get a variety of answers. It’s a tea shop. It stocks flavor-infused olive oils.
It seems as if everyone has a favorite go-to flavor at Nelson’s Ice Cream in Stillwater.
Time’s running out on the seasonal tap from Lift Bridge that’s created a summery stir this past season.
Idyllic summer traditions have certain clauses written into their margins. A trip to the cabin or a visit to a campsite sound promising until you begin ticking through your mental checklist: Tent packed, permit purchased, personal time taken off work, and don’t forget the rain gear just in case!