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Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch at the DECC this Sunday

It’s that time of the year again- Time for the Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch. It’s one of the few events that involves many of the local chefs from the community. We come together to raise money for local scholarships … Continue reading

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Cook Once, Eat 2 times- Stuffed Peppers with Lamb and Artichokes

I recently bought half a lamb and have been experimenting with all the ways of preparing  lamb. I slow cooked the roast and picked the meat off the bones. I then chilled it to remove the solid fat that floats … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Squash Lentil Stew Warms the Heart

There is nothing more tasty than the creamy goodness of pumpkin. With the convenience of canned pumpkin anytime of the year, this soup is easy to make in the crock pot or on the fly at home. The added lentils … Continue reading

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Local Treasure- Cake Occasions Bakery Moves to Central Entrance Location in Duluth

A couple of years ago, I judged a cake contest sponsored by a local magazine. I was impressed with the winners, and I am happy to report, they moved on to open a retail bakery in Duluth. They focus on … Continue reading

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Autumn Harvest Photo Gallery and Farmer’s Market Ratatouille Recipe

I love farmer’s markets. The colors, the smells, the bakery and everything else that goes with it. I also like to photograph farmer’s markets when I travel. Here are a few pics from our own Harvest Festival in Duluth that … 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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Easy and Tasty Coffee Rub Great for BBQ

As the summer is starting to say goodbye for another year, I am trying to jam in as many dinners outside as I can. That normally includes the grill for cooking. A while back, my pal Kim of Deeps Coffee … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons To Buy Local

It’s no secret that the food on your dinner plate comes from no less than 5 countries. As a local producer, I can tell you that buying local is catching on in a big way all over the country. Here … Continue reading

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Star Tribune Food Writer and Cookbook Author Coming to Duluth For Rhubarb Festival on June 23

Rhubarb Celebrated as Vegetable in Kim Ode’s Rhubarb Renaissance’s Culinary Demonstration at CHUM’s Rhubarb Festival    Minneapolis Star Tribune food writer Kim Ode, will be demonstrating a gloriously colorful and flavorful “Confetti Salad with Kale and Pickled Rhubarb” from her … Continue reading

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Local Treasure- Vegetable of the year and recipe for Easy Roasted Beets

Did you know that the beet has been named the vegetable of the year? One Vegetable One Community picks a vegetable annually to promote, love and spread the word on how to grow and cook with delicious results. There are … Continue reading

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