Old-time Beef Stew: Perfect for Cabin Cooking

Today, we share with you a recipe for an Old-time Beef Stew from our North Country Cabin Cooking cookbook. The book features 275 quick-and-easy recipes, including appetizers, salads, soups, and sandwiches, as well as main dishes, snacks, and desserts. These make-ahead meals are designed to minimize...

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Rhubarb Cheesecake Fit for a Party

Corrine Kozlak, author of our upcoming cooking book Rhubarb, shares with us this wonderful Rhubarb Cheesecake recipe. Ingredients: 2 1⁄2 cups chopped rhubarb (4–6 stalks, cut into 1⁄2-inch pieces) 1 1⁄3 cups sugar, divided 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 cups crushed graham crackers (14 whole crackers) 1⁄4 cup butter, melted 4  packages of (8...

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Rhubarb—50 Tried & True Recipes

We are excited to announce Corrine Kozlak’s upcoming  Rhubarb, a cookbook filled with a variety of 50 delicious dishes. This surprisingly common perennial is among the first spring plants to emerge. It has a subtle yet distinct tart, earthy flavor―and it conjures distant memories of parents, grandparents, and...

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Chicken Hot Dish

Here is a fabulous recipe for a baked macaroni and cheese with chicken hot dish from Theresa Millang and Karen Corbett’s book The Great Minnesota Hot Dish. As the temperatures fall, hot dishes are the ideal way to lure your family to the the table. Hot dish is a tradition...

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How to Forage for Wild Strawberries

Today, Teresa Marrone, author of Wild Berries & Fruits Field Guide of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, shares with us where to look for wild strawberries. HABITAT: Prefers well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Often found in rocky areas alongside rural roads, streams, and lakes, as well...

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Breakfast Hot Dishes Perfect for Cold Winter Mornings

As the temperatures fall, breakfast hot dishes are the ideal way to lure your family to the the table. Here are two fabulous recipes from Theresa Millang’s Great Minnesota Hot Dish, the go-to source for comfort food for years. Cinnamon French Toast Hot Dish Ingredients 2 cups whole milk 1/4 teaspoon vanilla...

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Two Ham Hot Dish Recipes Sure to Delight

Today we share with you two ham hot dish recipes sure to delight the entire family. Hot dish is a tradition throughout the Midwest, but in Minnesota, it’s legendary. In print since the year 2000, Theresa Millang’s Great Minnesota Hot Dish has been the go-to source...

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Breakfast Hot Dish Great for a Lazy Morning

Start the morning with a breakfast Hot Dish, or prepare one ahead of time for brunch. Here are two great recipes. Spuds-Ham-Eggs Breakfast Hot Dish Ingredients 1 (2-pound) bag frozen hash brown potatoes 2 cups diced cooked ham 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese 11/2 tablespoons butter 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch...

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