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Beatrice Ojakangas

Thomas Strand Studio LLC

In her new memoir, “Homemade: Finnish Rye, Feed Sack Fashion, and Other Simple Ingredients from My Life in Food,” Beatrice Ojakangas tells her own rich story, beginning with the immigration of her grandparents. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Our northern region is rich with the traditions of holiday breads. Traditional holiday breads from the Nordic and East European traditions differ primarily in their shapes, seasonings and fillings. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Sweet Truths About Our Hard Ciders

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

It’s relatively new for Lake Superior’s shores, but hard cider actually is the United States’ oldest drink. Try this recipe for Pork Roast with Apples & Rosemary in Cider Sauce. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

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

Strawberries

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

Recipe Box: Vegan Veggie Scram

Konnie LeMay / Lake Superior Magazine

Chef Jillian Forte and her team from At Sara’s Table Chester Creek Café in Duluth came up with this breakfast bounty with a mild kick to satisfy their many vegan customers. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Farm (& Fishing Boat) to Table

Goh Iromoto / Tourism Thunder Bay

Can farm-to-table partnerships between local producers and restaurants fare well in the chilly Big Lake region with its short growing season? Apparently it’s working even better than you might imagine. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 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

Recipe Box: Pie Place Maple Sausage Patties

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

Kathy Rice reveals the recipe for the special caramelized Maple Sausage Patties, excerpted from her new book Secrets of The Pie Place Cafe. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 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 / www.PorkBeInspired.com

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

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