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CHRISTINE BREZDEN

Tradition with a New Flair: To celebrate turning 100 in May, Thunder Bay’s beloved Hoito Restaurant has been collaborating each month with a different guest chef to offer a brand-new dish based on the Hoito’s signature Finnish pancakes. more

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COURTESY SUNRISE BAKERY

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

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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

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Konnie LeMay / Lake Superior Magazine

Marquette is joining Duluth and Thunder Bay in becoming an impressive “foodie” town. Especially downtown, it seems almost every block has two or more tasty options. Just to pique your appetite, we are offering three suggestions: more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Sunshine Cafe

Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

When you’re hungry in Duluth, head to a not-exactly hidden food gem by taking the Central Avenue exit, south or north on I-35. This West Duluth neighborhood brims with homestyle eateries. more

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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

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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

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Bight Restaurant & Bar

Courtesy Bight Restaurant & Bar

You could hardly imagine a better location for an eatery than Prince Arthur’s Landing in the heart of Thunder Bay’s Marina Park, where Bight Restaurant & Bar enjoys a postcard view of the harbour, the marina and the Sleeping Giant. more

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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

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