About H&C

Hotdish & Catfish is the brainchild of two lovely ladies, Lauren Beek and Katie Nickerson. These midwestern gals first kindled their friendship as fellow English majors at St. Olaf College. After embarking on a New York adventure to complete NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute, they soon became the best of friends.


With this blog they hope to intrigue you with good stories and unique observations about life in the Twin Cities and beyond.

NOTE: Lauren and Katie’s dear pal Lynnea Midland graciously donated her artistic flair to the Hotdish & Catfish header. Check out more of her incredible work here.