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Fresh Midwest : modern recipes from the heartland / Maren Ellingboe King ; photographs by Maren Ellingboe King & Eliesa Johnson.

King, Maren Ellingboe, (author,, photographer.). Johnson, Eliesa, (photographer.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

9 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library 641.5977 KIN (Text) 33500013674775 New In transit -
Moorhead Public Library 641.5977 KIN (Text) 33500013674767 New Checked out 10/13/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781682686966
  • ISBN: 1682686965
  • Physical Description: xiii, 234 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Countryman Press, an imprint of W. W. Norton & Company, Independent Publishers Since 1923, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Appetizers -- Soups & Salads -- Pasta, Grains & Breads -- Chicken, Meat & Seafood -- Vegetables, Sides & Pickles -- Gatherings -- Desserts -- Breakfast & Brunch.
Summary, etc.:
"A cookbook from the heart of Minnesota, inspired by an archive of recipes from the author's grandmother and great-grandmother. In this debut cookbook, recipe developer and Minnesota native Maren Ellingboe King perfectly combines the nostalgia of traditional midwestern dishes and influences of her Scandinavian heritage with an emphasis on local, unprocessed ingredients. Ellingboe King celebrates the growing diversity of her home state with a modern take on traditional recipes by using fresh produce, more spice, and more heat, all while retaining the simplicity and approachability of her family's recipes. Readers will find Apple Gjetost Grilled Cheese, Lefse Pinwheels, Caraway Roast Chicken, Venison with Lingonberries and Juniper, Cardamom Stone Fruit Cobbler, and, of course, several variations of the hotdish. At a time when so many of us are at home and cooking more than ever, Fresh Midwest is the perfect combination of comfort and inspiration with most recipes designed to be made in an hour or less"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 September #1
    Although practiced in thousands of homes across America's heartland, Midwestern cooking has a reputation for overly relying on processed ingredients. Casserole concoctions (regionally dubbed "hot dish") invariably have a can or two of condensed soup and a load of processed cheese. Raised in Minnesota, King believes that Midwestern cooking can equal any other American regional cuisine. Given the vast acreage of farms and accessible gardens in the Midwest, King wants to refocus the cuisine on what is local, seasonal, and most flavorful. The traditions of descendants from nineteenth-century Scandinavian and Danish immigrants still appear in recipes for intensely spiced cardamom rolls and kringle. But pork chops come with apple mostarda, an Italian influence. In fact, King admits her recipes tend to have much more spicing in them than the bland foods of her childhood. And her repertoire of salads eschews any of the gelatin-based concoctions popular in the 1950s. King offers menus for special occasions and get-togethers, and as for her versions of hot dish, only one of them calls for frozen tater tots. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Cooking, American > Midwestern style.
Cooking > Middle West.
Cooking > Minnesota.
Cooking, Scandinavian.
Cooking, American > Midwestern style.
Cooking, Scandinavian.
Middle West.

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