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Watch our livestream cooking event on demand & cook Chef Yia’s Fried Ramen with the full recipe

Last night, we hosted our first-ever livestream cooking event, Hungry to Connect, with our friends Chef Yia Vang (Union Hmong Kitchen) and host Stephanie March (Mpls.St.Paul Magazine). During the event, Chef Yia taught us how to cook his delicious Fried … Continue reading

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Announcing “Hungry to Connect”: a livestream cooking event

Open Arms is thrilled to announce our first-ever livestream cooking event: Hungry to Connect! On Thursday, April 30th at 6 p.m., we are hosting a free livestream with our friends Chef Yia Vang of Union Hmong Kitchen (whose recipes are … Continue reading

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COVID-19: An update regarding operations (03/25)

Dear supporters, volunteers, and friends of Open Arms of Minnesota, I want to provide an update on our work in light of Gov. Tim Walz’s announcement implementing a “shelter in place” order for Minnesota, beginning at midnight on Friday March … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Letter from Leah (03/18)

Friends, First, we hope that you are healthy and well and we send you a virtual hug (because we are not hugging here right now! J) Second, thank you for the support you are showing us! Our clients are among the … Continue reading

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2019 Year End Appeal

2019 Year End Appeal

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WEEKLY RECIPE: Rosemary Maple Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Potatoes

As the weather starts to cool down, I find myself starting to crave warm, comforting, fall time favorites for dinner. But, after a long day of work, school, or just life in general, I want something with the above qualities … Continue reading

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WEEKLY RECIPE: Cinnamon Apple and Pecan Fruit Salad

Minnesota is famous for its 10,000 lakes, long winters, and Caribou Coffee shops on every block, but one thing that we are not particularly known for is an abundance of warm climate, locally grown fruit available year-round. Eating locally can … Continue reading

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WEEKLY RECIPE: Pumpkin Alfredo with Crispy Pancetta

Tis the season of everything pumpkin! Now that October is here, pumpkin flavored products are starting to pop up all over grocery stores. Many of these food items feature pumpkin in the sweet variety, such as pies, cookies, and coffee … Continue reading

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WEEKLY RECIPE: Blended Mushroom Chili Mac

Blended Mushroom Chili Mac With cooler weather on the way, the leaves are beginning to change and comfort food cravings are returning! There is no doubt that our palates change from season to season, and Minnesota’s four distinct seasons give … Continue reading

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