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Good Eats: Fall Sangria Recipes | Duluth Pack

Good Eats: Fall Sangria Recipes

Good Eats: Fall Sangria Recipes

The weather is getting colder, the air is getting crisper, and the leaves are beginning to change. Autumn marks the beginning of the annual holiday season, full of celebrations and quality time with friends and family. When coming together and enjoying your favorite aspects of fall, whatever that may be, you do not want to forget about the party refreshments. We have found 4 sangria recipes, each with a special twist, that will be the talk of any occasion you attend.  

From a caramel apple pie sangria recipe, to a fireball apple cider sangria, we are sure you will find that these recipes will fit a variety of personal preferences at any party!

Good Eats: Coffee Crusted Meat Recipes | Duluth Pack

Good Eats: Coffee Crusted Meat Recipes

Coffee-Crusted Meat Recipes



Take your favorite summertime smoky meat recipes from grilling to roasting and try them with a delicious and creative twist by including a coffee-rusted exterior. The bold flavors of the coffee pair extremely well with smoky meats and we are eager to share these mouthwatering recipes with you to try during your evening backyard grilling. Here are some coffee-crusted meat recipes: Grab your apron and let's get cookin'.

Good Eats: Corn On The Cob Recipes | Duluth Pack

Good Eats: Corn On The Cob Recipes

Corn on the cob is simple, cheap, and easy to make, along with being one of the tastiest side dishes for a delicious summertime meal or cookout! Whether you are grilling, broiling, or roasting your corn on the cob, there are so many different recipes to create this delicious side dish! We compiled a list of multiple ways to cook corn on the cob for you to try out, ready to start cooking?!
Cornish Game Hen Recipes | Duluth Pack

Cornish Game Hen Recipes

Cornish Game Hen Recipes

Hey friends, we are here again to share some extraordinary recipes for you and your kitchen this summer, and this time we are taking on Cornish Game Hen. We have a bunch of delicious recipes that are all comprised of individual flavors; some spicy, smoky, sweet, or tangy, that will leave everyone satisfied. Grab your apron and let's get cooking.

Here is some meal inspiration for Cornish Game Hen:

Good Eats: Southern Fried Catfish Recipe | Duluth Pack

Good Eats: Southern Fried Catfish Recipe

Now that you have your prize and have filleted the fish, you can get into cooking it. Catfish has been a southern staple in cuisine for hundreds of years. The recipe we're going to focusing on today is southern fried catfish; this is a super simple and delicious recipe that highlights the flavor of the filet perfectly. 

Good Eats: Homemade Wild Rice Soup Recipe | Duluth Pack

Good Eats: Homemade Wild Rice Soup Recipe

Previously, we touched on the history of Wild Rice in Minnesota and the importance it holds as our state grain. To follow up that post, your friends at Duluth Pack wanted to give you a classic Wild Rice soup recipe that you can make at home for the true Minnesotan experience.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Vegetable or chicken stock
  • Uncooked wild rice
  • Sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Diced carrots
  • Diced celery
  • Diced sweet potato
  • Diced small white onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Old bay seasoning
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Milk
  • 2 large handfuls of kale
  • Salt and pepper to taste

This is a recipe that you can cook in many ways, but we will touch on cooking on the stovetop.

You’ll first want to heat a tablespoon of butter in your pot to get it ready. After this has melted, add your onions and sauté for five minutes on medium-high heat. Once this is soft, stir in the garlic for another minute or two.

Next, you’ll add your vegetable stock, wild rice, mushrooms, carrots, celery, sweet potato, bay leaf, and Old Bay seasoning. Wait until the soup reaches a simmer. Once the soup reaches a simmer, reduce the heat to a medium-low. Cover the soup and let simmer for another 45 minutes.

In the final 10 minutes of cooking, you’ll want to prepare your cream sauce. In a separate saucepan, cook your butter over a medium-high. Whisk in your flour and cook for one minute. Gradually add in your milk and stir frequently. Let cook until it is almost at a simmer and it is very thick.

Add your cream sauce and kale to your soup and stir. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serve and enjoy!

One of the best things about this recipe is that it is extremely adaptable for any of your needs or wants. If you want to add chicken to make it a chicken wild rice soup, add it while the rice and the veggies are cooking. This is a great recipe when you are trying to stay vegetarian, and you can even make it vegan by using full-fat coconut milk instead of the cream sauce.

-Recipe from Gimme Some Oven. Look at the website for more in-depth measurements for your ingredients.

When out and about on the campsite, you clearly will not be able to make a wild rice soup as robust as the one above. For these times, we recommend trying Cache Lake Wild Rice Vegetable Soup. With this, you can just add water and enjoy! This is the perfect option when you aren’t at home and don’t have access to as many fresh vegetables and cooking materials as you might otherwise.

We hope you enjoy this soup recipe. We know that this delicious recipe will keep your family coming back for seconds!

Happy cooking, friends.

 

The History of Wild Rice | Duluth Pack

The History of Wild Rice

One of Minnesota’s claims to fame is our wild rice. You will find no shortage of wild rice in our grocery stores, gift shops, and even in our very own Duluth Pack. Us Minnesotans love to use it in soups, casseroles, pilaf, just on its own, and some use it in desserts like Wild Rice Krispy Bars. Wild rice is harvested mostly in August and September, so to celebrate harvest season almost being upon us, your friends at Duluth Pack want to give you the history of our state grain.
How To Cook With Dandelions | Duluth Pack

How To Cook With Dandelions

Many people know dandelions as the pesky little weed that comes around every year. It is time to consider turning that "pesky weed" into a delicious compliment to your next meal. Since you now know how to forage for dandelions, it's time to put those harvested plants to good use in the kitchen. Here is how we recommend foraging and cooking with dandelions. 

Good Eats: Chicken of The Woods | Duluth Pack

Good Eats: Chicken of The Woods

Chicken Of The Woods Foraging and Recipes

Morel season may be at an end, but that doesn't mean that wild mushrooms, in general, are done for the year. For these summer and fall months, it’s time to be on the lookout and forage for chicken of the woods. For all you foragers out there, be ready for this delicious and unique mushroom. Let's get into everything you need to know about looking for this delectable fungus.

Good Eats: Venison Stew | Duluth Pack

Good Eats: Venison Stew

In Minnesota, venison is one of our specialties when it comes to hunting and consuming. In northern Minnesota, deer are incredibly common animals, and therefore are great for hunting along with processing. Venison is incredibly tender and lean protein. It's healthy and delicious. Today we have a recipe for a tasty venison stew. This simple and hands-off recipe is ideal for busy nights when you need to feed the whole family. You can either use a dutch oven or a slow cooker, whichever you prefer. Here is how we recommend you make venison stew.