The French use a term, “terroir,” to define how a region’s terrain, soil and sunlight influence the favor of a wine or cheese. more

Jan 19, 2018 1:25 PM Food/Recipes



The package arrives days before Christmas (or the start of Hanukkah, your birthday or wedding). It’s labeled perishable, so no use waiting … you open it right away. more

Dec 22, 2017 10:32 AM Food/Recipes



Thanks to the internet, you can find recipes aplenty online, but I want to sing praises here to the joy of a good cookbook, one that offers much more than a sets of ingredients and the instructions for assembling a meal. more

Dec 14, 2017 10:07 AM Food/Recipes

Three Duluth students made the final 52 cut in the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee’s “Super Snack Challenge” for children to suggest healthy game day snacks. more

Nov 24, 2017 10:20 AM Food/Recipes


Mette Nielsen

Trail mixes date back to the pre-colonial era when indigenous people created portable, nutritious, lightweight foods that didn’t need to be cooked, could handle any weather and stored well for a long time. more

Nov 6, 2017 5:03 PM Food/Recipes


Amy Larsen / Lake Superior Magazine

If any food has a history in this region, it's wild rice – that aquatic grain that's a natural gift of the local waters. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:30 PM Food/Recipes

Community Supported Agriculture: Edible Profits for Investors in Our Local Food

Courtesy Hermit Creek Farm

Try these three recipes suggested by local farms: Cucumber Salsa, Braised Carrots with Mint and Cider Vinegar, and Eggplant Caponata. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Community Supported Agriculture: Edible Profits for Investors in Our Local Food

Mae Lynn Stoutenburg

Community Supported Agriculture opens an investment connection between local farms and residents, plus you get a box of goodies to boot. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

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

Superior Notes (right)

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