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Identifying a Tornado and How to Be Safe

A tornado is often mistaken for clouds, but technically speaking, tornadoes aren’t a cloud type. Instead, tornadoes are a tight circulation of wind that emanates from the base of wall clouds. Often, what appears to be a cloud toward the lower portion of a tornado...

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Mushroom Recipes Your Family Will Love

In today’s post, Stan Tekiela, author of Start Mushrooming, shares with us two mushroom recipes. Mushrooms are delicious, and you should give these a try! Morel Honey-Mustard Chicken INGREDIENTS 2 cups fresh morel mushrooms or 1 cup dried morels2 tablespoons butter4 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard2 tablespoons honeydash celery saltdash sweet...

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Fish of Minnesota Field Guide

Fishing is a perfect outdoors activity for all ages and skill levels, and the Land of 10,000 Lakes is an angler’s paradise. Reel in your catches, and make identifying those fish a snap. Now in its second edition, the popular Fish of Minnesota field guide by Dave Bosanko...

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S’mores Recipes for the Campfire Season

Julia Rutland, author of On A Stick Cookbook:50 Simple, Fun Recipes for the Campfire, gets us ready for the upcoming campfire season. S’mores anyone?  Campfire cooking purists use a slender branch to hold food over hot coals. This old-school method is charming and creates a fun activity...

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About Lightning and Thunder and How to Stay Safe

Some weather phenomena only occur during storms or severe weather events. Lightning and tornadoes are obvious examples, but flash floods, blizzards, and heat waves can also pose dangers to both people and property. Today, Ryan Henning, the author of the Field Guide to the Weather,...

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Blueberry Summer Drinks

Blueberries: 50 Tried & True Recipes is a cookbook by Julia Rutland, featuring recipes to please any fruit lover. Abundant and delicious, blueberries are as beneficial as they are juicy. This summer, try out these refreshing blueberry-based drinks. Blueberry-Lemonade Sangria This fun, summery adult beverage takes a shortcut with...

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