• Cooking,  How-To Guides

    How to Make Cinnamon Rolls

    The past two weekends the kitchen partner and I have hosted family for overnight stays. I love being the first one up in the morning on these days, sneaking down to the kitchen for a cup of tea and some quiet time before everyone’s up and ready for a day of fun. I also love having an extra special breakfast ready when our guests wake up. We almost always have Whole Grain Milling Pancakes, eggs and bacon, but on days when I’m awake extra early, I’ll even throw together a pan of homemade cinnamon rolls. Cinnamon rolls are one of the many foods we Americans sacrificed taste and nutrition for…

  • Cooking,  How-To Guides

    How to grow sprouts

    Have a kitchen skill you’d like to master? Wishing you had a “how-to” guide for a certain recipe or gardening trick? Minnesota Locavore is taking comments for upcoming how-to posts. Share your idea and we’ll all learn a bit more about local food together. In recent years, a new crop of products has entered the market to help sustainable homes sprout their own seeds for salads, sandwiches and snacking. Sprouts, including alfalfa, mung bean, radish, and wheat berries add an extra crunch to raw dishes and are packed with an extra dose of nutrients only found in the early days of live plant growth. Best of all, they can be…