Saturday: Weekend

How to be mere minutes away from a tasty crusted salmon

By MELISSA D'ARABIAN Associated Press It seems like mere moments after I get the last dish dried and put away, it's time to make dinner again. Is it me or are the days actually getting shorter, whizzing by in a blur and then coming to a screeching halt at 6 p.m. when every person in my ...

Bottles are overrated

By JAYMIE DEPEW Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — By being the first to market individual slices of ketchup, Marquette native Emily “Bo” Williams is transforming the condiment industry with the creation of Bo’s Fine Foods Slice of Sauce. After experimenting with recipes handed down ...

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Classic deviled eggs

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press Deviled eggs know no single season or demographic. They are blissfully democratic appetizers. In the same category as pigs in a blanket: everyone is happy to see them, sophisticated people shed their cool. You can't be annoyed when there are deviled eggs ...

Cabbage soup, not the boiled diet version, can be glorious

By MELISSA D'ARABIAN Associated Press The mere mention of cabbage soup in my household makes my husband a little stressed, and with good reason. He remembers all too well the cabbage soup diet fad that I talked him into trying before our wedding. To be fair, I wasn't alone: Everyone was ...

Teal Lake Pizzeria

Nestled along the beautiful Teal Lake shoreline in Negaunee, a new pizzeria with an impressive menu opened its doors in mid-December. Once just a pipe dream, Teal Lake Pizzeria is now the reality of owners Mary Sandberg-Reed and John Reed’s life-long dreams. “I’ve been ...

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Citrus-marinated salmon

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press Salmon is my No. 1 favorite fish in the ocean, and I am not alone. The rich and sometimes slightly sweet flavor, the velvety texture, the appealing color, and the fact that it takes so well to all kinds of preparations and seasonings make it a go-to fish ...

Spring Ferment: new location, new month, same exciting event

By JAYMIE DEPEW Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Considering the peculiar Upper Peninsula weather, this year’s third annual Spring Ferment festival has a new indoor location at Lakeview Arena in Marquette. For the last two years Spring Ferment, which is organized by the Marquette Home ...

Shepherd’s pie

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press The dead of winter is much more tolerable when you a make a mood-lifting dinner like this one. And with St. Patrick's Day approaching, Irish dishes seem like the right thing to do. (I don't believe I have a drop of Irish blood in me, but that doesn't stop ...

Marquette Restaurant Week back for sixth year

MARQUETTE — A number of restaurants will participate in the sixth annual Marquette Restaurant Week, set to begin Sunday. The 2018 Marquette Restaurant Week includes around 20 participating restaurants in Marquette’s downtown district. The Eastside Originals participating restaurants, ...

Classy Cookin’

MARQUETTE — While the Marquette Food Co-op is commonly known for being the city’s only full service natural and organic community-owned grocery store, the co-op offers more to its customers than simply goods to fill their fridges and cupboards. Besides supplying organic, local, ...

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Silky Leek Soup

By KATIE WORKMAN, Associated Press No matter how many dazzling things we have the good fortune to eat in our lives, we often remember the simplest meals with as much power and affection as the fanciest. A humble, pureed vegetable soup is among those particular pleasures. Also, Proustian ...

Onion beer bread is a crowd-pleaser

By SARA MOULTON Associated Press A larger-than-usual crowd meeting up at your house for dinner? This Onion Beer Bread would add a lot to the menu. It's delicious, of course, but it's also very easy to whip up. Unlike more conventional breads, this one doesn't involve yeast or require ...

To get fish on the dinner table, think of using a pouch

By MELISSA D'ARABIAN Associated Press The health benefits of eating fish two or three times a week are well-documented. So, as a mom of four kiddos, I'm always looking for creative ways to add fish into our weekly menu. I love Alaskan cod especially this time of year because it's in ...

McDonald’s moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK — McDonald's is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants. Diners can still ask specifically for cheeseburgers ...

Six Pointer Munich Dunkel

MARQUETTE — Two Upper Peninsula companies have recently collaborated to bring the Marquette area an upcoming evening filled with live music, popular apparel and a new beer to enjoy. From 4 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 17, Stormy Kromer and the Ore Dock Brewing Company will present a one-night bash ...

Slow-cooked pork roast

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press Slowly cooking a big hunk of tough, inexpensive meat isn’t just the best way to cook this cut of meat. It’s really the only way. Most tough cuts of meat come from the hardest working parts of the animal, and therefore have a lot of collagen. This ...

Serve white bean soup with dumplings for winter meal

By SARA MOULTON Associated Press They say that everyone complains about the weather — winter especially — but no one ever does anything about it. Well, here’s something you can do that will make you feel much better. Cook up a big hot bowl of Italian soup for dinner, garnished with ...

Mini pizzas a good option for BIG GAME

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press If you want to wow your gang during an Oscar viewing party, game day, or a movie-watching or Netflix-binging session, mini pizzas are a great way to go. And no need to make this an all-day project; there are plenty of shortcuts to take. You could make ...

A fantastic Super Bowl party that’s … plant-based?

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press Super Bowl spreads tend to be pretty meaty. They might be anchored by a big bowl of beef chili, some sloppy joes or burgers — or just a big order of pepperoni pizzas. But what about taking a cue from some NFL players' diets and going plant-based ...

Ishpeming brewery plans Super Bowl event

By Journal Staff ISHPEMING — Cognition Brewing Company will host a Super Bowl watch party Sunday, with a Crock-Pot challenge and happy hour prices. The event is scheduled to run from 5 to 11 p.m. There is a $5 entry fee for the Crock-Pot challenge, and participants are asked to let ...