Star Tribune: Arctic explorer Will Steger shares recipes and reflections from his Minnesota homestead

Personal and simple, earthy and warm—recipes and stories from the Steger Wilderness Center in Minnesota’s north woodsThis transporting collection, which Steger wrote with his niece Rita Mae Steger and local cookbook author Beth Dooley, is as much a cookbook as it is an argument for eating whole, clean and local during a time of environmental strife.

"I think one of the solutions of climate change is to be sustainable as a life, as a person," Steger said. "You don't have to look at coal or whatever the polluters are. It's a matter of living sustainably. That's a joy, and that's the life we need to survive what's ahead of us."

The recipes are rooted in simplicity. Most dishes ask for few ingredients and fewer steps. Because when delivery doesn't reach your address, be it Ely or Antarctica, working with what you have is the only way to survive.

Read the full review at Star Tribune.

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