It’s the season of comfort food. To help you combat the coming chill, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite Northern Michigan recipes to warm you from the inside out.
Gratin (pictured above), is a classic French dish of cream, butter, cheese, and starch. It’s crafted for comfort and ridiculously easy to make with this recipe by Bistro Foufou’s Chef Guillaume.
This heavy-duty comfort dish was a medalist in the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula’s 2010 Great Mac N’ Cheese Bakeoff. With finger-licking ingredients like applewood-smoked bacon, Vermont cheddar and a splash of Louisiana hot sauce, it’s easy to taste why.
Created with local fresh produce and paired with homemade infused oils, this farm-to-table recipe by Kristin Celeste Shroeger, The Intentional Minimalist, is a healthier variation.
Star potato cook Beatrice Richard won her 47th blue ribbon at the Posen Potato Festival with this cheeseburger soup. Of the hundreds of recipes we’ve run in Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine over the years, there is one humble soup that gets more reader requests than any other. Here it is.
Filled with garlic, bacon and Michigan-made Grassfields Lamont Cheddar Cheese, this soup will fill you with delight.
This super-easy crowd-pleasing recipe by The Cheese Lady is perfect for cozy gatherings with friends and family.
Elevate the palates of your young ‘uns with this gourmet grilled cheese recipe from chef Michelle Rodriguez. All you need is a crusty loaf of bread, local cherry preserves and Leelanau Raclette cheese. You’ll also want to try Michelle’s strawberry cream cheese French toast. Learn how to make it in this MyNorth Media video.