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Caramel Apples at Great!Lakes Candy Kitchen

Caramel Apples at Great!Lakes Candy Kitchen

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Posted: October 17, 2016

Fall brings more than post card perfect leaf color to Minnesota’s North Shore. Crisp juicy local apples are at their prime. That means caramel apple season at Great!Lakes Candy Kitchen in Knife River. Each caramel apple is lovingly prepared in small batches from scratch. A plunge of warm caramel cools into a blanket of buttery sweetness. The coveted sweet cream caramel spills over the curve of the apple forming a puddle. Natural beauty lies within the edible wrapper. A locally-grown […]

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Taste of Edina Serving Up More Food & Fun Than Ever

Taste of Edina Serving Up More Food & Fun Than Ever

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Posted: May 12, 2014

Like clockwork every year, the Taste of Edina gets bigger and better. More vendors, more food and more people come each time. The people part is what really makes this event fun for me. While the Taste of Edina grows every year, it is still small enough to permit direct interaction with chefs, restaurant owners and their staff. I learn so much chatting with the food pros about their art. Food, Glorious Food Samples The chance to sample food from […]

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Edina Food in 2013 – A Year in Review

Edina Food in 2013 – A Year in Review

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Posted: January 6, 2014

  Ready or not, change pushes life forward in Edina. This is a community that reveres trendy fashion and food is no exception. The only thing that stays the same is a fast pace of change.   Hellos and Goodbyes A few of my favorite food places closed their doors for good during 2013. It is almost like losing an old friend when a good restaurant or unique food shop disappears. Edina area food places that went out of business […]

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Pamela Canelake-Matson and Dennis Matson make homemade caramel apples.

Living The Sweet Life At Great!Lakes Candy Kitchen

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Posted: May 19, 2013

  The right food in the right place brings together friends, family and community. A candy shop that does things the traditional old way by hand is destined to become a landmark enjoyed by all. A Family Tradition Now celebrating a seventh season with a spring opening, Great!Lakes Candy Kitchen transforms candy shopping into a family event with a small town feel. A trip along Lake Superior’s North Shore would not be complete without a stop at the candy shop […]

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