Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 31 Aug 2014 06:15:16 EDTSun, 31 Aug 2014 06:15:16 EDT extraordinaire - There's no wrong way for an American worker to celebrate Labor Day, but picnics have been a historical part of the festivities since the first Labor Day was celebrated 132 years ago.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTBaking pies not a strong suit of mine I started my cooking classes at Northern Michigan University, we had weekly sessions focusing on a specific cooking topic. One of the weeks, we concentrated on bakin.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTWild and plentiful - Most people are accustomed to finding produce neatly collected and arranged in the grocery store, but in the Upper Peninsula, where thimbleberries and other edible native plants are plentiful, foraging among trees and brush for food can...Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTPreserving food for the long winter 3-year-old daughter and I have been reading "Blueberries for Sal" often this summer. Most people have probably read this classic 1948 children's book.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTNew wine choices? some furmint? How about a nice glass of grillo? If you've never heard of either, chances are you will. Wine lists are getting a makeover as producers all over the world make a play for U.S. palates.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT