A Quest For Amish Snack Food: Finding The Baker’s Wagon

I learned three things writing this post. First, lard makes baked goods taste delicious. (Sorry, vegetarians and squeamish people that are weirded out by animal…

An Epic Ice Cream Quest At Cup And Cone

If someone tells me to eat somewhere, I make a note of it. When two people tell me to eat somewhere, I underline it. When…

Ice Cream Nirvana At Pride Dairy

Oh. My Goodness. The ice cream at Pride Dairy in Bottineau, North Dakota is a revelation. USA Today agrees with me — the paper named…

Coffee and Donuts At Beans Coffee Bar

Everything is better with a donut. Including coffee. And that’s saying something, because coffee is pretty darn fabulous to begin with. Beans Coffee Bar opened…

A Sugar Rush at Eclectic Collections & Confections

There’s something magical about a candy store, no matter how old you are. And Eclectic Collections & Confections in Thief River Falls, Minnesota is one…

Sweet And Savory Milkhaus Ice Cream

There are very few things that make me do an about-face in the middle of the Downtown Fargo Street Fair with an overstimulated toddler in…

A Little Sweetness From Welch’s Bakery

In honor of National Donut Day (yep, that’s a thing), here’s a look at one of North Dakota’s best kept secrets — Welch’s Bakery in…