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This Blended Boston Cooler is a sweet mix of the Michigan-made pop, Vernors, and vanilla ice cream. It’s a sweet treat with that familiar Michigan taste. If you're from Michigan then you should be familiar with Vernors, a Michigan made pop made by a local pharmacist who used to serve his g...
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As the weather starts to cool down in Northern Michigan, one of our family's favorite go-to recipes is this easy to make chili. You can make it as mild or spicy as your family enjoys, and it's quick. Ingredients: 1 lb Ground Beef, Cooked16oz Can Chili Beans15oz Can Tomato Sauce15oz Can Di...
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Brown sugar glazed carrots are an excellent side to make with dinner. They pack a little bit of that carrot crunch with a sweet taste. I love traditional veggies at the dinner table, like steamed broccoli, corn on the cob, and green beans. But I also love to change it up here and there, and that...
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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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If you still have venison in your freezer from hunting season, this venison & spinach lasagna recipe is a great way to use up your meat in the freezer. How to make venison & spinach lasagna: Ingredients: 1 pound of ground venison or substitute (ground beef or turkey)Oven ready ...
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If you have eggs, bread, and a little butter, you can easily make our egg in a hole breakfast recipe. A lot of us are working from home, for the time being, and cooking at home a lot more than usual too. We haven't been stocking up on groceries; instead, we are limiting our trips by only sho...
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If you love the classic Scotcheroos, you will love these Chex Scotcheroos - An Easy to Make Treat. It is starting to feel like Christmas is Northern Michigan with all the fluffy snow, the Santa Parade and the Downtown Open House. It was so fun to see the whole town of Petoskey enjoying our beaut...
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Have you ever tried a Boston Cooler Recipe? An ice cream soda composed of just two ingredients, Vernors ginger ale and vanilla ice cream. As a Michigan native I never knew growing up that Vernors ginger ale was a Michigan thing. I thought everyone knew about it. But to my surprise, It was create...
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Christmas Eve is only a week away. Are you ready for Christmas break? My kids are super excited and even though I'm nervous to have them home for several days, I secretly cannot wait. My husband and I finished up Christmas shopping earlier today for the kids. I grabbed some fun stocking stuffers fro...
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Honey. It's sweet. It's sticky. It tastes really good. But did you know that there is a lot of time, work and energy that goes into making and processing honey? Most of us purchase honey from our local grocery store or organic farm and probably don't put much thought into it. Not only is honey amaz...
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