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Cooking with Beer

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

On this Thanksgiving Day our thoughts turn to the turkey, and the potatoes, and the cranberries, and the pies, and … well you get the picture. To inspire you on a day devoted to cooking, we present this Gluek’s recipe box from the 1960s containing all sorts of ideas and recipes for how to cook with beer.

One of the more, ahem, ambitious recipes is reproduced below for your baking enjoyment.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Grouse

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

A watercolor painting of ruffed grouse in the woods at sundown. Made by Roger Preuss circa 1950-60.

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Nemadji Vase

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Clay vase made by Nemadji Pottery of Minnesota. Circa 1950-70.

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Portrait of Clem Haupers

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

An oil on canvas painting of Minnesota artist Clem Haupers made by Pat Kennedy Crump in 1966.

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JFK in Duluth

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

On this day, September 24 in 1963, President John F. Kennedy spoke at the University of Minnesota – Duluth about the area’s high unemployment rate.

This photograph, signed by Hubert Humphrey, is from that day and shows Kennedy with Senator McCarthy, Rep. Fraser, Governor Rolvaag and Humphrey at the Duluth airport.

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The Beatles

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

On this day, August 21 in 1965 the Beatles performed at Metropolitan Stadium. This photograph shows a crowd of nearly 4000 fans awaiting the arrival of the Beatles at the airport.

For more information on this concert, see this article in Minnesota History magazine.

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Water Skis

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A pair of water skis made by the White Bear Water Ski Company of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, circa 1960.

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Solar Cooker

Monday, July 28th, 2014

A photograph showing a solar cooker built by summer school students at Brimhall School, Falcon Heights in 1966.

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Feed Sack

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Midland Cooperatives cotton feed sack, circa 1960-80.

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Red Wing vase

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Red Wing vase

Red Wing Potteries #955 ceramic vase with luster cream ivory interior. Circa 1939-67.

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