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Lehto’s
I’m in search of a pasty: the U.P.’s most famous food and, as they say up here, the world’s original fast food. That’s why I am headed to Lehto’s. Pasty shops have been coming and going all over the U.P. for decades, with some popping up below the br
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2 New Urban Cottage
The shady streets of Harbor Springs, lined with Victorian summer cottages, look like something out of a storybook. When Rob and Vee Mossburg headquartered their design-and-build business, Cottage Company, here more than 20 years ago, they were determ
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Sleeping Bear Turns 50
The summer I was 5, in 1963, my dad took my brother and me on a hike across the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Somewhere out on that hump of tawny sand and prickly dune grass, I told my dad that I could feel the big mother bear breathing under my feet. My gran
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5 Prairie Style And Green
With its hip roof, overhanging eaves and stone-and-timber exterior, Rick and Kate Dahlstrom’s home looks as though it could have been built near the beginning of the last century, during the Prairie-style movement of architecture. Behind all of that
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Dining
How do you prepare a whole pumpkin prior to cooking? When preparing a whole pumpkin, be sure to use a very sharp knife and work on a sturdy surface. You will want to slice from the top down and work in sections. Use two hands on the knife if you have
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John Richardson’s Pumpkin Gnocchi With Sage Brown Butter
1 pound pumpkin puree1 pound all-purpose flour2 eggs1 teaspoon ancho chili powder1 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika1 teaspoon nutmeg Cut your pumpkin into large chunks and coat with salt, pepper and olive oil. Roast the pumpkin pieces on a parchment-lin
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NORTHERN MOOD Dressing Lucy
The couch is named Lucy. The samples are just some of the 1,000 choices of handmade, eight-way-hand-tied fabric, all made in the USA, that you can choose from to make her your own. Go ahead, mix n' match fabrics to dress Lucy for fall—or any season!
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Restaurant Guide
| WATER VIEW BLD | BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER BAR | ALCOHOL SERVED $ | ENTRÉES INDER $10 $$ | $10-20 $$$ | ABOVE $20 Dutch Oven Café and Deli French toast and farmers omelet stratas, sandwiches on famous homemade bread. BL • $ 7611 U.S. 31, ALANSON, 23
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6 Nouveau Farmhouse
Sometimes in a renovation project, one thing naturally leads to another … that was the case when Anne and Tom Peterson hired Paul Maurer General Contracting and interior designer Paige Maurer to update the master bathroom in the home they had recentl
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Stationed in Time
Traverse writer Tim Penning noted that not much had changed at Crandall’s since the time when a gas station was considered a new idea. “The cars come in different styles now and the pumps offer more varieties of gasoline, but the building remains the
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Cozy Up This Fall With A Plate Of Warm Biscuits.
2 cups unbleached flour½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking powder¾ teaspoon baking soda1 tablespoon sugar½ cup unsalted butter, cold¾ cup buttermilk 2 ½ cups cooked pumpkin, pureed (canned or homemade, directions to the right)¾ cup sugar¼ cup apple cide
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8 A Soft English Accent
Driving up the winding driveway to this stunning home in Leelanau wine country, you're struck by the way it looks as though it's been on this hillside for generations. A stone chimney and a wrought iron balcony speak of older generations, while bands
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The Siren Song of Shipwrecks
How many shipwrecks have you dived to in the Great Lakes? I have dove on 68 shipwrecks so far and counting. And how many more are on your bucket list? I’m planning to dive every known wreck I can reach at a depth of 200 feet or less in the Great Lake
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Candy Cocktails
Northern Latitudes Distillery in Lake Leelanau is known for its creative cocktail recipes—owners Mark and Mandy Moseler and their team have developed hundreds, many of which they share online at northernlatitudesdistillery.com/recipes. The local dist
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For Every Challenge, an Opportunity
So, there we were—the staff of Traverse Magazine / Northern Home & Cottage—hunched over our computer screens at a Google Hangout meeting in April. That’s how we have been meeting since we all went remote in March in the new world of COVID-19. This da
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Predicting Peak Color
So, that million-dollar question: when will we see color around here? You would think the answer is simple, but it's not. The color change depends on a lot of things. First, the amount of sunshine is a major factor. The long days of summer sun keep t
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Protecting Michigan’s Natural Resources
This November, Michigan residents will have the chance to further the protection and preservation of the state’s parks and natural lands, and a coalition of environmental advocates, hunters, fishers and business leaders are hoping they’ll take advant
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4 Up North Cottage Update
Andrew and Elaine Oliver were living in Hong Kong when they came across a Zillow listing that sounded like it was exactly the summer home they’d spent years searching for. The 1990s cottage might have needed some updating, but its bones were good, an
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Remembering Kurt Luedtke
I lost a dear friend last month. It wasn’t COVID-19—but rather the winding down of a long and remarkable life. People all over, particularly Eleanor, his wife of many decades, are adjusting to a world without Kurt. I’m certainly one of them. I would
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PORCH 01 Rustic Beauty
Exterior siding on the inside wall, a knotty pine ceiling and, of course, a pair of canoe paddles make this three-season room feel like it was once the family cabin before the rest of the home was built.
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7 Tree House
After spending his career as a forestry professor, wood has a special meaning for Kurt Pregitzer. So, when he and his wife, Maria, began envisioning their retirement home, they knew it would include plenty of wood, both as a nod to his career and to
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PRESIDENT/EDITOR IN CHIEF Deborah Wyatt Fellows CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER Michael Wnek MANAGING EDITOR Elizabeth Edwards DIGITAL AND CONTENT EDITOR Carly Simpson ASSOCIATE EDITOR Allison Jarrell PROOFREADERS Elizabeth Aseritis Caroline Dahlquist REGUL
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PORCH 02 Bask In Year-round Light
True, you will probably have to close off your three-season room during the winter, but glass doors can keep out the cold and still let the light in.
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October
THU 1 Leelanau wineries are known for award-winning whites, but this event is all about discovering the high-quality reds also produced on the peninsula. Your ticket gets you a pour at more than 20 participating wineries. Monday–Friday, Oct. 1–31; My
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PORCH 03 Classic Cottage
These homeowners closed in one of two porches on their property to create this gracious three-season room. Floor-to-ceiling classic cottage mullioned windows let in the light and give it an enchanted feeling.
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3 FALL WINE EVENTS & TOURS
WEEKDAYS IN OCTOBER Wineries on the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, voted No. 2 Best Wine Region in the nation by USA Today, are well-known for riesling and other cool-climate white varietals, but the area’s award-winning reds are often overlooked. So
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PORCH 04 Blazing Style
Three walls and a fireplace keep this room cozy long after the porch furniture has been put away.
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24 Hours In Frankfort
You've got options, but it's fun to pick a place with a past. Rent a lodge room or cozy cottage on the bluff at circa-1930s Chimney Corners Resort, located on M-22 with views (and 300 feet of sandy beach frontage) of the turquoise-painted Crystal Lak
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Northern Home and Cottage 2020 Virtual Tour
Pop the popcorn and put on your cozy clothes—it’s time for an in-depth virtual look inside eight of the North’s coolest homes. (Get a sneak peek of these homes on the following pages of this issue of Northern Home & Cottage!) The Northern Home and Co
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