BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Saturday: Weekend

Season’s EATINGS

By The Culinary Institute of America Jeweled breads, studded with candied fruits and nuts, are hallmarks of the Christmas holiday, traditions brought by European immigrants as they settled across the United States. Fruitcake, panettone, and julekake are favorites, but for many, the Christmas ...

CUPCAKE crazy

MARQUETTE — Washington Street in Marquette got a little bit sweeter this year with the help of Eric and Gemma Martello. The husband-and-wife team of 30-year-olds own and operate the dessert-oriented Gophers Bakery, which they relocated earlier this year from Third Street in ...

How far can you reduce sugar in a pavlova? Surprisingly low

By MELISSA D’ARABIAN Associated Press Pavlovas are dreamy. For the uninitiated, a pavlova (named after the famed ballerina’s fluffy tutu) is essentially a meringue shell baked at low heat until the outside is barely golden crisp, but the inside remains soft and billowy, like a creamy ...

A Souper event

MARQUETTE — Members of the Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation are preparing to host their 12th annual soup dinner, an event that will benefit Marquette Area Public Schools’ JJ Packs program. “It’s a free dinner. Everybody in the community is invited and they will get a ...

‘I’m not normal’ — the quirky genius that is Alton Brown

NEW YORK (AP) — Alton Brown thinks about food differently than you do. You don’t get obsessive with hummus. He does. You don’t research the long, weird history of nutmeg or put sumac in everything. He does. You never considered having spaghetti in the morning. He did — and made it ...

A Northern Vegans THANKSGIVING

MARQUETTE - A Thanksgiving meal without the turkey might seem like a sin to some people, but for those involved with the community group Northern Vegans it's actually a virtue.The group will host its 10th annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner at 2 p.m. Nov. 24 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 520 U.S. ...

FIRST NATIONS FOOD TASTER

MARQUETTE - Imagine what your refrigerator would look like if you ate only the plants and animals you had harvested from the land around you.That's the idea behind the First Nations Food Taster, an event hosted by Northern Michigan University's Native American Student Association.Now in its ...

AHA begins fruits, veggies campaign

MARQUETTE - National Eating Healthy Day will take place Wednesday, and the American Heart Association has begun a new campaign to remind people of the importance of eating fruits and vegetables.The "+color" campaign attempts to highlight the significance of adding more colorful fruits and ...

Jasper Ridge Brewery offers breakfast

ISHPEMING - Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming began serving breakfast earlier this week.The brewery will serve breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. daily, with breakfast hours on Sunday being extended until 2 p.m.In addition to some dishes that were offered at the former Country Grill, the brewery's ...

IT’S RED’Z HOT

MARQUETTE - It was years ago Teresa Mauldin first tried the Korean barbecue dish known as bulgogi. Now she has a bulgogi barbecue sauce of her own.Touted as a "Korean inspired Yooper wave of flavor," RED'Z Bulgogi BBQ Sauce first hit store shelves in late July, and has since spread to being ...

Gourmet ganja? Marijuana dining is growing up, slowly

LYONS, Colo. - How to set a tone of woodsy chic at a four-course candlelight dinner served under the stars in the Colorado foothills:Live musicians and flowers, check.Award-winning cuisine, check.Beer and wine pairings with each course, check.Marijuana pairings? Oh, yes.The 100 diners at this ...

Local pizza places compete in U.P. poll

MARQUETTE - Today marks the beginning of National Pizza Month, and several local restaurants known for their pies squared off against each other in a recent online poll aimed at finding the best pizza provider in the Upper Peninsula.Congress Pizza in Ishpeming, Tino's Bar and Pizza in Negaunee ...

‘Oh she glows’

In Angela Liddon's previous life, there were chia seed doughnuts drizzled with coconut lemon whipped cream and decadent parfaits with homemade jams and hearty granolas for breakfast. At least once a week, the plant-based blogger and cookbook author dreamed up another breakfast.But these days, ...

Cheers TO MICHIGAN BEER

MARQUETTE - Marquette Craft Beer Week begins Monday starting off with in-store tastings and tap takeovers at several local establishments, and finishing off on Saturday with the 8th annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival, organized by the Michigan Brewers Guild.Many breweries from across the state will ...