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Craig Peterson

Grand Marais, MN
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Craig and Dianne relocated to Grand Marais from Waseca, Minnesota, where they made their own Swedish Potato sausage and demonstrated sausage making at Farmamerica, the Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center. With a focus on organic ingredients and healthy food products, they have been teaching classes at North House for over 17 years and have been featured in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Over the years, they have expanded sausage offerings to include German, Italian, Mexican, American, Morroccan and Minnesota's own "North House Wild." They are currently exploring smoking sausage.

Current Courses Offered by Craig Peterson

1 Day
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Braunschweiger: Love Your Liver in the Wurst Way

Commercial liverwurst (braunschweiger) can’t hold a candle to the real thing. Learn to make your own healthful liverwurst out of ingredients that you choose, with flavors that you can adjust. Craig and Dianne Peterson have always enjoyed eating various forms of liver, in gourmet recipes, liver pate and of course,…
Fri, Nov 15th, 2019
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Scandinavian Holiday Baking: Making Lefse

Learn to make lefse the way your grandmother used to do it–-an easy, time-tested recipe made from whole potatoes. You’ll learn the entire process of lefse making, from potato preparation to mixing, rolling, folding, and storing, as well as the equipment used to be successful. Other recipes and uses for…
Sun, Nov 17th, 2019

Past Courses Offered by Craig Peterson

Charcuterie Beyond the Basics: Traditional & Modern Methods of Meat Preservation

Hot Diggity Dog: Make Your Own Hot Dogs!

Swedish Potato Sausage Making