Kelly McManus and Jeff Casper are the exceptionally curious noodlers behind Dumpling & Strand, fresh noodles that use ancient grains and surprising shapes to bring new versions of fresh noodles to Twin Cities noodle lovers.
Tiny Thumbs Cookies got their start in the Frank's kitchen with Barb Frank showing her daughter Robyn how to roll these buttery Thumb Cookies. Robyn Frank decided to make the favorite family cookie a business.
It all started with a coffee can! The Handy Paint Pail was created in 2001 in classic do-it-yourself style. Mark Bergman was doing some painting around the house using the standard coffee can paint container so when Mark's hand began to tire, he designed a strap out of duct tape, and the Handy Paint Pail was born.