The Steger Homestead Kitchen

Just released and available for purchase! Check out the new cookbook The Steger Homestead Kitchen: Simple Recipes for an Abundant Life. This new book is an essential for anyone who enjoys healthy, outdoors-inspired living.

About the BOOK

The Steger Homestead Kitchen is an inspiring collection of down-to-earth meals, alongside stories and memories of gatherings at the wilderness home of Arctic explorer and environmental leader Will Steger. Links to purchase the new cookbook from local booksellers are provided at the end of this article. 

With this new book, home chefs can make the exceptional, simple, hearty meals made by Will’s niece Rita Mae Steger over many years at the Steger Center. Rita Mae serves as the Homestead’s chef, and her meals have become a cornerstone experience for Steger Center visitors from all around the world. 

Focused on the way smart food preparation can help lead to an abundant life, this new cookbook explores generous breakfasts (such as almond berry griddlecakes), warming lunches (such as northwoods mushroom wild rice soup), elegant dinners (spatchcock chicken with blueberry maple glaze), desserts (including very carrot cake), and snacks (featuring world-famous Steger Wilderness Bars). 

Check out this feature story about the new cookbook from our good friends at Mpls-St. Paul Magazine. 

Essential for nature-loving cooks of all skill levels, this new cookbook is an essential addition to anyone who wants to bring the heart and hospitality of the Steger Center to their own kitchens. Delight your family and friends with these northwoods-inspired recipes and stories from the great north. 

Order Your Copy of The Steger Homestead Kitchen

As promised, here are links to order The Steger Homestead Kitchen from local, independent Minnesota bookstores. The team at the Steger Center love supporting local businesses whenever possible.

Magers & Quinn

Moon Palace Books

Subtext Books

Next Chapter Booksellers

Zenith Bookstore – Duluth

If your favorite local bookseller is not listed above, please contact that store and ask them to order a copy for you, Buy local and support our neighbors!