Main Dishes

Wild Rice Burgers

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I grew up in a lovely Northern Minnesota town of Duluth. It is known for events such as Grandma’s Marathon, Blue’s Fest, & The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon (yes, that is a real thing). In the summer, Duluth is a delightful destination for those wishing to escape the heat a bit due to the lake’s “natural air conditioning.” The canal area has a romantic lakewalk, complete with many perfect locations for rock throwing, malt sipping, & lake gawking. The desert Pie à la Mode, a slice of

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1 cup Minnesota hand-harvested, wood-parched wild rice, uncooked
3 cups vegetable stock
3 extra large eggs, whisked
2 rounded tsp Jax Seasoning (I made my own version by mixing 1/2 tsp each of salt, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, sugar, black pepper, curry powder, & turmeric)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup crushed saltine soda crackers
8 slices sharp cheddar cheese
8 multi-grain hamburger buns, split
garlic mayonnaise (I made my own by mixing 1/4 cup mayo with 1 clove of minced garlic & 1 tsp of lemon juice)
alfalfa sprouts
roma tomatoes, sliced
The night before you want to make the burgers, cook the wild rice, substituting vegetable stock for the water. Cool in the refrigerator overnight. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, whisk...
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Nutritions

Calories
464

Sodium
1569mg
65% DV

Fat
20g
31% DV

Protein
36g
73% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV

This pan-cooked rainbow trout with potatoes and spring garlic makes an amazing family Friday or any day meal. It is packed with nutritious goodness. And these potatoes… mmmm!

2 large rainbow trout fish whole fish (gutted and washed) or fillets
4 large potatoes
5 spring garlic or 5 medium cloves regular garlic
1/2 tsp salt pink Himalayan
1 pinch black pepper
1/4 lemon juice or cider vinegar
4 tbsp fresh herbs I used the spring garlic leaves but parsley and chives will work great too
2-3 tbsp cider vinegar optional to drizzle over when serving
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1. Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into the desired shape. I fancied slices this time. Chunky chips or wedges will be as good.
2. Season the fish with salt and pepper and place some herbs and a little...
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Nutritions

Calories
65

Sodium
64mg
2% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
8g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV

Air Fryer Calzone

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Air Fryer Calzone. How to transform your leftovers to make the most delicious air fryer calzone that you have ever tried. Similar to hand pies these loaded calzones are ideal for a fridge clear out, a planned leftover meal, or just something comforting to eat for a Friday supper.

Grandma's Texas Sheet Cake is a moist chocolate cake baked in a jelly roll pan and smothered with a rich, chocolate fudge frosting. The old-fashioned dessert is a crowd-pleasing treat for birthdays, potlucks, or just about any other special occasion!

For the Cake::
0.5 c salted butter
0.5 c shortening
1 c water
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
2 c granulated sugar
2 c all purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 eggs
1/2 c buttermilk
1 t vanilla extract
For the Icing::
1/2 c salted butter
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
6 T whole milk
16 oz confectioners sugar
1 t vanilla extract
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FOR THE CAKE