A Cook's Tour of Minnesota

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873514682
  • Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • Publication date: 9/4/2003
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 1,433,115
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface viii
Celebrations and Festivals
1 Bake-Off: The Grandmama of All Recipe Contests 2
2 Festival of Nations: Eat Your Way Around the World 8
3 Cinco de Mayo: Start Summer with a Fiesta 13
4 New Ulm's Heritagefest: Discover Germany in Minnesota 19
5 Powwow Primer: Jingle Dancers, Frybread, and More 24
6 Celebrating Pie: Braham Pie Day 31
7 Remembering St. Paul's Rondo: Rondo Days 37
8 Minnesota State Fair: Feeding the Fair's Thousands 43
9 Family Reunions + Feasting = Hmong New Year 49
10 Christmas Festival with Norwegian Buffet 55
Savory Specialties
11 Berry Picking at the Farm 62
12 The Butter Is the Best at Land O'Lakes 67
13 Cabin Time ... and the Cookin' Is Easy 73
14 Betty Crocker Takes the Cake: A View from Her Kitchen 78
15 Seeing Red: Ken Davis Bar-B-Q Sauce 83
16 Wild Fruit--To Spread, Pour, and Sip 89
17 Schwan's Ice Cream--A Sweet Story 94
18 Soybeans: Good for You and for Animals Too 99
19 SPAM--Nothing Short of a Phenomenon 104
20 Gobble, Gobble, Gobble--The Whole World Eats Minnesota Turkey 111
21 Watkins Vanilla: A Favorite Flavor, a Fashionable Scent 116
22 Wild Rice: Minnesota's Grain of Choice 123
Memorable Places
23 The American Swedish Institute: Mansion Museum Preserves Culture 130
24 BC Gardens--Woman-Powered and Community-Supported 135
25 Carlson's Apple Orchard and Bakery--Minnesota Apples Everywhere 141
26 Forest History Center--One Last Lumber Camp 147
27 Fine Food at Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort 151
28 Summer Fun--and a New Language Too 157
29 Schumacher's Hotel in the Heart of New Prague 163
30 Ironworld--How to Tour the Iron Range in Two Easy Hours 169
North Star Cooks
31 Leeann Chin: Mother, Caterer, Teacher, Restaurateur 176
32 Hockey Mom Beth Dooley Puts Health on the Menu 182
33 Marie Vogl Gery, Breakfast Queen 188
34 Al Sicherman, a.k.a. Mr. Tidbit 193
35 Grais Notes on Minnesota Jewish Cooking 199
36 Ginny Hoeschen: Live from the Test Kitchen 205
37 Lynne Rosetto Kasper and Her Splendid Table 210
38 Bea Ojakangas: Cookbook Writer Is a Favorite Finn 215
39 State Fair Judge Jan Stroom Finds the Best 220
40 Eberhard Werthmann: The Dean of Cooking Teachers 226
Appendix 232
Recipe Index 240
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