In our October/November 2016 issue, Beth Dooley introduced us to locally connected hard ciders and shared a recipe for Pork Roast with Apples and Rosemary in Cider Sauce. Here are two additional ways to use locally made hard ciders. more

Sep 13, 2016 2:33 PM Food/Recipes


Boris Benko

It’s mid-summer, and the harvest has already been coming in, whether from the wealth of orchards and farms in the Big Lake region, from your backyard garden or straight from a forest or field. Here’s six top picks, with recipes for each. more

Jul 18, 2016 11:12 AM Food/Recipes

Food Trucks

Amanda Rozenuk / Courtesy City of Thunder Bay

Move over, old-fashioned ice cream truck and hot dog stand. Three Big Lake communities have embraced the next generation of takeout in a big way: the gourmet food truck. more

May 11, 2016 11:44 AM Food/Recipes

Curried Broccoli Soup

Christian Giannelli

Winter is comfort food season, but comfort need not be heavy or boring. For innkeeper and author Mark Philips, this family recipe warms the body and wakes up the taste buds. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Recipe Box: Lovable Leftovers, Painless Potlucks

National Pork Board /

The Savory Ham and Mushroom Lasagna makes either a great dish for potluck or just a satisfying after-holiday meal. Plus recipes for Cherry Berry Big Pie and Easy Wild Rice Hot Dish. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Recipe Box: Finding Culinary Creativity in Kraut & Kimchi

Jennifer Sauter Sargent / Spirit Creek Farm

The owners of Spirit Creek Farm built a commercial kitchen where they create a whole line of lacto-fermented sauerkrauts, kimchi and ginger carrots, along with pickled green beans and beets. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Recipe Box: What Pairs Well with Local Brews? Just About Everything

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Try a locally crafted IPA brew with an elegant Asparagus & Egg Sandwich or a nice microbrewed nut brown ale with a chilled summery Asian Noodle Salad. Here we offer those recipes and other ideas for beer-food pairings. more

Aug 1, 2015 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Summer fare, especially on picnics, should be quick and simple. The recipes here create a complete menu: Smoked Turkey & Avocado Wraps, Hummus, Sweet-N-Salty Trail Mix and S'more Brownies. more

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Food for Thought: Where Students Hone Culinary and Restaurant Skills

Kathleen Kaufman

The restaurant is called Food for Thought and it serves up much more than just meals. This student-run eatery at East High School in Duluth is a training ground for future chefs. more

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Recipe Box: Eat Your Veggies on Meatless Mondays

Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

Forgoing meat just one day a week, according to the folks behind the “Meatless Monday” movement, not only has health benefits, but can cut your weekly food budget. Here are two flavorful recipes to try. more

Feb 1, 2015 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Pie Place Cafe

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

A growing trend around Lake Superior is transforming cookbooks into keepsakes as local restaurants publish books that feature their recipes, their philosophies and often a heaping slice of their Big Lake neighbors and neighborhoods. more

Dec 1, 2014 3:53 PM Food/Recipes

Duluth Grill Cookbook

Rolf Hagberg

Who would have thought that creating a cookbook for the Duluth Grill could turn into high adventure? Let the author tell you all about it. more

Dec 1, 2014 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

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