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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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Blueberry-Orange Bread Recipe

Julia Rutland, author of Blueberries: 50 Tried & True Recipes, shares with us her Blueberry-Orange Bread recipe. Blueberries are notable for being a healthy “superfood.” There are only 80 calories per cup, and blueberries contain practically no fat. They make a good source of fiber...

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Blueberries: 50 Tried & True Recipes

Abundant and delicious, the blueberry is as beneficial as it is juicy. The succulent superfood is believed to help heart health, bone strength, mental health, and much more! With a flavor that ranges between tart and sweet, blueberries are perfect as a topping, in a...

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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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Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas Hot Dish

The Minnesota Hot Dish is something most other folks would call a “casserole;” either way, the entire family will enjoy this Chicken Enchiladas Hot Dish recipe. Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) jar Cheez Whiz, divided 1/3 cup sour cream 1/4 cup chopped green onion 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 cups shredded cooked chicken 6 flour tortillas Salsa Preheat...

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Cookbook Recipes and a Minnesota Tradition

When people think of the North Star State, their first thoughts probably relate to lakes or winter, but the cookbook recipes in The Great Minnesota Hot Dish introduce another of the state’s staples: the one-dish-complete-meal system. Called a casserole in most parts of the country,...

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Favorite Tuna Hot Dish Recipe

In Minnesota, there are hot dishes for different occasions. Here is a recipe for a yummy Tuna Hot Dish. The Minnesota Hot Dish is something most other folks would call a “casserole;” either way, it is a great recipe the entire family will enjoy. Ingredients 31/2 cups elbow macaroni,...

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