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A frequent guest on Appetites, author Amy Thielen celebrates Midwestern cuisine in her book The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes.
From the publisher about The New Midwestern Table:200 Heartland Recipes:
Amy Thielen grew up in rural northern Minnesota, waiting in lines for potluck buffets amid loops of smoked sausages from her uncle’s meat market and in the company of women who could put up jelly without a recipe. She spent years cooking in some of New York City’s best restaurants, but it took moving home in 2008 for her to rediscover the wealth and diversity of the Midwestern table, and to witness its reinvention.
The New Midwestern Table reveals all that she’s come to love–and learn–about the foods of her native Midwest, through updated classic recipes and numerous encounters with spirited home cooks and some of the region’s most passionate food producers. With 150 color photographs capturing these fresh-from-the-land dishes and the striking beauty of the terrain, this cookbook will cause any home cook to fall in love with the captivating flavors of the American heartland.
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You look forward to it every year – Live Current Volume 11 is now available! The live music you love from The Current, all in one place.
1. Brandi Carlile: Wherever Is Your Heart
2. The Decemberists: Make You Better
3. Benjamin Booker: Violent Shiver
4. JD McPherson: Let the Good Times Roll
5. Sonny Knight & The Lakers: Hey Girl
6. Courtney Barnett: Avant Gardener
7. Doomtree: Gray Duck
8. J. Roddy Walston & The Business: Heavy Bells
9. Tweedy: Summer Noon
10. alt-J: Left Hand Free
11. Lucius: Turn It Around
12. Preservation Hall Jazz Band: That’s It!
13. First Aid Kit: My Silver Lining
14. Conor Oberst with Dawes: Artifact #1
15. Glass Animals: Gooey
16. Dan Wilson, Caroline Smith, and Jeremy Messersmith: Don’t Forget to Cry
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Enjoyed Jim McGuinn’s interview with Keith Richards? Follow it up with the long-awaited autobiography from the Rolling Stone’s frontman.
From the publisher about Keith Richards – Life:
With The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the songs that roused the world, and he lived the original rock and roll life.
Now, at last, the man himself tells his story of life in the crossfire hurricane. Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records, learning guitar and forming a band with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones. The Rolling Stones’s first fame and the notorious drug busts that led to his enduring image as an outlaw folk hero. Creating immortal riffs like the ones in ‘Jumping Jack Flash’ and ‘Honky Tonk Women.’ His relationship with Anita Pallenberg and the death of Brian Jones. Tax exile in France, wildfire tours of the U.S., isolation and addiction. Falling in love with Patti Hansen. Estrangement from Jagger and subsequent reconciliation. Marriage, family, solo albums and Xpensive Winos, and the road that goes on forever.
With his trademark disarming honesty, Keith Richard brings us the story of a life we have all longed to know more of, unfettered, fearless, and true.
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Become a Twin Cities insider with a signed copy of Tom Weber’s comprehensive guide to the best things to do and see around town.
From the publisher about 100 Things to Do in the Twin Cities Before You Die
It’s hard enough to learn and master one city, but twin cities? Behold, the essential guide awaits you to achieve the most rewarding bucket list entries for the good people of the Twin Cities. Whether it’s strolling the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis, sipping a drink on the Frost’s patio in St. Paul on a warm summer’s night, or biking to Stillwater for lunch on the St. Croix River, we’ve got you covered.
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