“True Minnesotans will immediately recognize Cooney’s references to the Red River Valley, Ole and Lena, and that ‘Minneapolis paper.’ But what makes the book so fun is Cooney’s ability to spit out phrases such as “uff-da” and dish out recipes such as Jell-O salad and Tater Tot Hot Dish faster than you can say, ‘Ya, you betcha.’”

Mpls-St. Paul Magazine, October issue (Page 34)