• True Northwoods Barbecue: Baptism River Barbecue Serves Truly Local MN BBQ

    Husband and wife team Kaylee and Dan Cahill Mathews established Baptism River Barbecue Co in the summer of 2020. “It started with a love of making food and getting to share it with others,” said Kaylee.

  • Homemade Bread by Suzy: Sweet and Savory Bread to Delight Your Tastebuds

    In a cozy house near Lake Nokomis, Suzy Amundson of Homemade Bread by Suzy prepares a dazzling menu of breads and sweets as a MN cottage food producer.

  • Nuanced Hot Sauce: The Perfect Balance of Heat and Flavor

    Best friends Alex Harker and Taylor Soukup have a shared passion for spicy food, especially hot sauce. Like Goldilocks, they couldn’t find one that was just right. Everything was too mild, too heavily flavored or hot just to be hot.