Cold & Flu Season Antidote: Mama Mia’s Brodo

The following post is the full copy of our column from the January 2, 2013 edition of The Forum. Our column appears in the SheSays section every Wednesday, and you can also access past columns right here on the blog. As you read this, I am recovering from a surgery on my ear which took…
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We’ll Be Back Soon!

Between the general bustle of the holidays and the craziness of operating a restaurant during this season, we have fallen a little behind here on the blog. Once we are through the New Year’s holiday, we will be back online again in 2013 and can’t wait to share our holiday food experiences with you. In…
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Blood Orange Showcase: Sicilian Christmas Salad

Tony’s featured recipe this morning on North Dakota Today is Sicilian Christmas Salad, featuring blood and navel oranges, fresh fennel, mint, red onions, green olives and extra-virgin olive oil. This is a salad that can be enjoyed throughout the blood orange season, but is especially festive at the holidays. We featured this recipe in our…
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The Very Versatile Norwegian Gravlax

The following is the full copy of our column from the December 19, 2012 edition of The Forum. Our column appears in the SheSays section every Wednesday. Norwegian Gravlax Recipe Pickled Red Onions Recipe Like many people in our region, my grandfather, Don Mathison, was 100% Norwegian and proud of it.  For years, our family’s…
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Monday Is Q&A Day!

Do you have a question about food, wine or entertaining? If so, we would love to help you. Every Monday night here on the blog we will answer any questions we receive throughout the week from our readers, so please send us your questions! In last week’s Q&A post, “Ready, Set…Answer!” we were asked for…
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