Brunch at the Duluth Grill Cookbook

Brunch at the Duluth Grill Cookbook cover

Brunch at The Grill

Not just a cookbook, a love letter – this book traces the story of the Duluth Grill through its food and cocktails. It gives voice to the local farmers, craftspeople, and vendors whose labors inspire its menu, while honoring the cooks, servers, baristas, and more who make the Grill a beloved Northern Minnesota institution. Like a good brunch, this book is an opportunity to gather, to celebrate, and to connect. We thank you for supporting us and our vision, wherever it may lead!

Over 150 Recipes Include

Duluth Grill Cookbook

Duluth Grill Cookbook

We’ve got fabulous photography by a master photographer, writing by a New York Times published food writer, and a beautiful design by a veteran graphic designer (all of them local!). This book is a glossy, full-color tour de force of our best dishes, complete with recipe tips from Tom Hanson himself and fun facts about the history and philosophy of the restaurant.

We’ve got meal plans if you’re vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free. We’ve got a special section for the Duluth Grill’s homemade condiments. We’ve got profiles of local farmers. And it’s all wrapped up in a beautiful package—the perfect gift for yourself or a fellow food lover. At just $29.95, it’s a locally made bargain.

What recipes will you learn to make?

Condiments and Sauces

  • Strawberry Jam
  • Peanut Butter
  • Mango Vinaigrette
  • Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Rosemary Vinaigrette
  • French Dressing
  • Ranch Dressing
  • Blue Cheese Dressing
  • 1000 Island Dressing
  • Chipotle Pecans
  • Caramel Sauce
  • Chocolate Sauce
  • Huny-Rika Sauce AKA Z-Sauce
  • Pesto sauce
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Green Salsa
  • Mustard
  • Ketchup
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce
  • Caramelized Onions
  • Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette
  • Cranberry Mayonnaise
  • Roasted Garlic Cloves
  • Chipotle Pepper Sauce
  • Lemon Aioli
  • Tarragon Butter
  • Tartar Sauce
  • Cucumber – Dill Sauce

Big Hearty Entrees

  • Wild Rice Patty
  • Tempeh Burrito Mix
  • Veggie Lasagna
  • Tofu and Walnut Marinara
  • Baked Whitefish
  • Mushroom Pie
  • Lasagna
  • Bison Pot Roast
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Ratatouille
  • Sloppy Joe Sauce and Filling
  • Meatloaf – Gluten Free
  • Pasties
  • Mushroom Gravy
  • Poached Salmon
  • Ginger Glaze
  • Mac and Cheese


  • Breakfast Sausage
  • Red Flannel Hash
  • Pancake Batter
  • Caramel Apple French Toast
  • Corned Beef Hash
  • Grizzly Bars
  • Pumpkin Spice Cake
  • Roasted Pepper and Pesto Omelet
  • Mediterranean Omelet

Soups and Stews

  • Fire Roasted Tomato Stew
  • Lamb Shanks
  • Chicken Tortilla Soup
  • Smoky Split Pea Soup
  • Wild Rice Chicken or Turkey Soup
  • Black Bean Soup
  • Tomato Basil Soup
  • Lumberjack Bison Stew
  • Hobo Soup
  • Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Starters and Sides

  • Salmon Cakes/Burgers
  • Scotch Eggs
  • Curried Polenta Lettuce Wraps
  • Buffalo Tofu Strips
  • Moroccan Hummus
  • Falafel
  • Coleslaw
  • Squash with Apples and Walnut
  • Garlic Parsnips
  • Sesame Green Beans
  • Creamy Corn Polenta
  • Wild Rice Orzo Pasta Salad
  • Wild Rice Side Dish
  • Sweet potato side
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Carrots – Fresh with Maple Glaze
  • Stuffing with Pork Sausage
  • Cranberry Sauce


  • Lefse
  • Brownies
  • Apple Crisp
  • Cheesecake
  • Pie Crusts
  • Banana Cream Pie Filling
  • Coconut Cream Pie Filling
  • Vanilla Cream Pie Filling
  • Chocolate Cream Pie Filling
  • Blueberry Pie Filling
  • Apple Pie Filling
  • Lemon Pie Filling
  • Strawberry Pie Filling
  • Chocolate Cake & Frosting
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Molasses Cookies
  • Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Chocolate Truffles
  • Banana Layer Cake

…and more!