With The Minnesota Homegrown Cookbook, you can recreate delicious local dishes, as prepared at some of the state's most beloved restaurants and cafes.
Locally grown food can't be beat for flavor, nutrition, or beauty. From the Twin Cities to the North Shore and in between, many of Minnesota's best restaurants use locally grown produce and meats to create their finest dishes.
The Minnesota Homegrown Cookbook celebrates the best of our state with 100 local recipes from the state's finest restaurants, cafés, and bed and breakfasts, using incredibly fresh ingredients from regional farmers, markets, and organic producers. Restaurant profiles will tempt those who want adventures on the road as well as in the kitchen€”you'll find yourself planning a trip to taste these inspired dishes.
Local favorite recipes range from breakfast to dessert and include: Lois's Buttermilk Pancakes, Wild Mushroom-Tomato Bisque, Barbecue Bacon Elk Burger, and Norwegian Rommegrot Cream Pudding.
The Minnesota Homegrown Cookbook is beautifully illustrated with full-color, full-page photographs of the finished dishes, the ingredients, Minnesota landscapes, and the chefs and producers themselves.
This new edition is updated with 30% new material and restaurant information.
Garrison Keillor is a native Minnesotan. His old-style radio variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, has reported on the world of Midwestern winters, Lutherans, and Norwegian bachelor farmers since 1974. He is the author of more than 30 books.
Jan Joannides and Brett Olson live in Zumbro Falls, Minnesota, with their daughter Olivia and son Axel. In 2002, Jan and Brett co-founded Renewing the Countryside, a Minnesota nonprofit that strengthens rural areas by supporting farmers, entrepreneurs, and other people who are engaged in sustainable and innovative initiatives, businesses, and projects. Jan is currently executive director and Brett is creative director. Jan also holds an appointment as Senior Fellow at the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture and collaborates on local food projects through University of Minnesota Extension programs (localfoods.umn.edu).