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Learn how to make our easy grilled asparagus with an intense savory flavor. Michigan asparagus season starts at the end of April and lasts until late June in Northern Michigan. Nearly 20 million pounds of asparagus is grown in the short 7-week harvest. Local asparagus is one of those thin...
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Categories:  Recipes

First things first, let’s get the pronunciation correct. It’s not pa-stee, as in, "My legs are always pasty white after a long Michigan winter." It’s pah-stee. Like pasta, but with a long E sound on the end. Got it? Good. We Michiganders are passionate about our pasties, and we want to make su...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

Michigan produces cherries, apples, grapes, potatoes, corn and more. The state produces an abundance of produce that is enjoyed both locally and well beyond the region. CHEERIES Northern Michigan and the Traverse City area have long been known for cherries. They are delicious whether ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Next time you take a trip to the grocery store try one of the several Michigan made chip options available. Turns out there are plenty of good chip options from Michigan companies. Looking for a great tortilla chip for your homemade nachos? La Fiesta, which is made in Ludington or Garden Fr...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Fall is finally in the air and who is excited for Halloween?! I know I am! I started decorating out front porch the other day and have a trip planned to Bill's Farm Market for more pumpkins, corn stalks and hay bales! The weather hasn't been the greatest here in Northern Michigan but it's fall and w...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Petoskey, Travel

Today is National Sandwich Day. If you’re in Michigan, you can celebrate by chowing down on one of these regional favorites. Coney Island Hot Dog Is a hot dog a sandwich? Well, it fits the definition of meat or another filling between two pieces of bread. So, yes, for our purposes, it is a sandw...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Maybe you’ve done the Michigan beach road trip. And the ski road trip. You’ve even taken a fall color tour and viewed many of our lighthouses. If you’re ready for a different kind of Michigan road trip, how about one in search of the Mitten State’s best tacos? It’s sure to satisfy your cra...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

It's October and Petoskey's infamous Restaurant Week will be here again. Restaurant Week happens twice a year in Petoskey, once in the spring and again in the fall. It's something locals and non-locals look forward too and it never fails to impress. Restaurant chefs get to showcase their culinary ...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Shopping, Travel

Apples, cherries, blueberries, peaches -- we’re known for the many varieties of juicy fruit grown here in Michigan. And there’s no better way to enjoy that fruit than by putting it in between some crust and making a pie out of it. Pie is one of the best comfort foods. It’s sweet, delicious and...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

With the right, kid-friendly recipes that are as easy to make as they are tasty, making dinner together can be half the fun of camping as a family in the great outdoors. These simple recipes with flavors kids love will make you the hero around the campfire. Campfire Crescent Dogs These are just like...
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