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Dianne Peterson

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Dianne Peterson
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 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 expanding into smoking sausage.

Current Courses Offered by Dianne Peterson

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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,…
Sat, Sep 2nd, 2017
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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, mixing, rolling, folding and storing – as well as the equipment used to be successful. Other recipes…
Fri, Dec 1st, 2017