Maura Keller: Book Reviews

Great reads that will leave you hungry for more.

The Northern Heartland Kitchen

By Beth Dooley

University of Minnesota Press



Beth Dooley has covered the Twin Cities food scene for more than 25 years, providing restaurant critiques and other insights on “all things culinary.” Her new tome, The Northern Heartland Kitchen, boasts more than 200 recipes to celebrate Minnesota’s four seasons and the region’s chefs and farmers, as well as tips on growing your own food and getting the most out of farmers markets.


From Fields to Fairways: Classic Golf Clubs of Minnesota

By Rick Shefchik

University of Minnesota Press



As spring inches closers and golf aficionados begin dusting off their favorite gear, this wonderful book further embraces one of Minnesotans’ favorite pastimes. Filled with rarely seen photographs, history and architectural details of Minnesota’s celebrated golf clubs and courses, this book brings to life the personalities of those who founded and shaped the local greens.