Monthly Archives: September 2012

The High Art of the Hotdish

When I moved to Minnesota over 15 years ago, I was invited to a colleague’s home for dinner. She said we were going to have a Minnesota favorite: Hotdish. The first thing I thought was, “wow, here is somebody who … Continue reading

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Chicken Night-Starring Martin’s Famous Roast Chicken

Fall is here and the busy season really starts for most of us. With leaf season upon us and temps falling, it makes us think about cooking inside. This recipe is perfect for a fall mid week dinner at home … Continue reading

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Fish Tales

From Thailand to Newfoundland, Frying fresh fish has a worldwide appeal I think every coastal culture has a local version of fish with a golden, crunchy coating on the outside and tender, succulent fish under the protective blanket of crust. … Continue reading

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Dance of the Ripe Tomatoes- Menu and Maple Brined Local Chicken Recipe Just in time for Harvest Fest

  Several  years ago when I was involved in the local foods movement here, we held a fundraiser called “The Dance of the Ripe Tomato” to introduce the newly formed Lake Superior Slow Food Convivium. What I remember most about … Continue reading

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