Finding Minnesota: The Taste Of LutefiskIf you've never tried it, at the very least, you've probably smelled it. Lutefisk season is upon us, as many Minnesotans celebrate their Scandinavian heritage.
State Fair Brings Attractions To Senior Living CommunityIf you can't go to the State Fair, what's better than having the State Fair come to you? That's what happened at Boutwell's Landing senior living community in Oak Park Heights Friday.
Good Questions: Salad Forks, Fair Food Flops & Seedless WatermelonsMike from Park Rapids wants to know: Why are salad forks smaller? Though forks were around in the 15th century, they didn't become popular or affordable until the 19th century, when silver plate technology was invented.
Finding Minnesota: Capturing The State’s Oddities & AttractionsWhen planning a summer road trip around Minnesota this year, consider checking out the world’s largest lutefisk, ball of twine or floating loon. They’re among the many unique roadside attractions waiting for those willing to stray off the main highway. Seth Hardmeyer, 31, grew up traveling Minnesota's back roads in his parents' station wagon. Now, he’s made it a year-round hobby.
Good Question: Why Is The Lutefisk Tradition So Big In MN?Every holiday season, thousands of Minnesotans will eat lutefisk dinners in church basements, restaurants and VFW posts across the state. On Friday night, Minneapolis' Mount Olivet Church will hold one of the largest in the state with 1,600 people.
Lutefisk: Minn. Dish Lives On Despite Taste Dozens of Minnesota Scandinavians and the people who love them flock to the VFW Club in Litchfield every Thursday from November through January, where a $20 bill will get you a big steaming hunk of the frequently mocked fish dish known as lutefisk. It comes with meatballs, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and the potato flatbread known as lefse — all of which helps to make up for the dubious entree.
Good Question: What’s The Most Popular Christmas Dinner?The meat counter at Ingebretsen's on Lake Street is already swarming with hungry Scandinavians, planning their festive feasts.
MN Company Has Lutefisk Down To A ScienceIt's a dish you either love or hate, and in Minnesota the trend seems to lean toward loving it.
Lutefisk To Sausage: Stocking Up On Holiday MeatsAny true Minnesotan with an ounce of Viking blood knows that 16th and Lake Street in Minneapolis is their final stop before the Christmas feast! For the past 90 years, the south Minneapolis street corner has been anchored by Ingebretsen’s meat market and gift shop.
Finding Minnesota: Lutefisk Capital USAWith Christmas less than a week away, you would expect hams, pies and cookies to be the top sellers in grocery stores.