Northern Comfort Blog

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Nelimark Museum and Heritage Park Trail

Jeff and I have been enjoying the warmer spring days to explore new places and take Peppermint the basset hound for fun walks. We were thrilled to discover that the Nelimark Museum, right up the road from the B&B not only has fun outbuildings to explore, but also...

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Rustic Peach Tart

Summer's just around the corner and we're burning through the last of our summer fruits that we put up last fall. We shared our (beginner) method of putting up peaches last fall and this weekend I put the last bag of peaches to very good use! Some of our previous...

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Parmesan Potato Nests

Parmesan potato nests are another favorite of our guests here at the B&B. Super-easy to make, this is a great way to get a crispy potato fix that's a bit less oily than traditional hash browns and much easier to make! These are also great for serving to larger...

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Back in Time — A Letter From John Kangas

Image of a postcard of the Kangas homestead, now Northern Comfort B&B, from our private records. We're lucky to have a small archive of letters and history from the original Kangas family who built the farm. Twenty years ago the original innkeepers reached out to...

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Meet the Innkeepers

Patty and Jeff are your hosts at Northern Comfort and always happy to get to know new guests! Here's a little more about each of us... Jeff.... Chief Cook and B&B Minder Jeff is the half of the couple that interacts with the guests most of the time. He's the head...

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Dog Sledding Adventures in the Northwoods

A day (or night) out on the trails with a team of huskies is one of the unique adventures available here in the northland and we've had a quite a few guests stay with us over the past few weeks on their own dog sledding adventures! From a introductory few hours...

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Dining during your stay at Northern Comfort

Northern Comfort Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of Minnesota's Iron Range with great access to amazing restaurants, co-ops and coffee shops just a short drive away! We prefer fresh, farm-to-table style dining and if you like the same thing, there's some...

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