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D. is the founder of The Sioux Chef where he works as a caterer and food educator His mission — along with others involved in the business — is to revitalize Native American cuisine and make indigenous foods more accessibleThis month Sherman released his first book "The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen" where he shares recipes made with what he calls "real food" — indigenous fruits and vegetables including wild and foraged ingredients and game and fishSherman dispels the outdated idea that Native American food means fry bread or Indian tacos He points out that the food "originated 150 years ago when the US government forced our ancestors from the homelands they farmed foraged and hunted and the waters they fished" he writes Native Americans relied on government-issued commodities including flour sugar and lard which they used to make less nutritious foods such as fry breadSherman wants to reintroduce us to healthful plates of native North Dakota South Dakota Minnesota and Montana that embrace things like venison quail blueberries and sage The foods are boldly seasoned vibrant and both elegant and easyI decided to try his hearty recipe for wild rice pilaf with mushrooms roasted chestnuts and dried cranberries I like the nutty flavor of the rice combined with the meaty flavor and texture of the mushrooms The dish’s bright red pops of color would make this a hit on the holiday table (and it’s probably a little more nutritious than my British puddings)Sherman’s book is available at Barnes & Noble and Zandbroz and online at Amazon Barnes & Noble and online independent book stores found at indieboundorgFor more information visit upressumnedu/book-division/books/the-sioux-chefWild Rice Pilaf with Wild Mushrooms Roasted Chestnuts and Dried Cranberries Serves 4 to 6Ingredients:2 tablespoons sunflower or walnut oil1 pound assorted mushrooms cleaned1 tablespoon sage chopped cup wild onion or shallots chopped cup vegetable stock2 cups wild rice cooked cup dried cranberries1 cup chestnuts; roasted peeled and chopped*1 tablespoon maple syrup to taste to 1 teaspoon smoked salt to tasteDirections:In a large skillet heat the oil over medium-high heat and add the mushrooms sage and onion Cook stirring until the mushrooms are nicely browned and the onion is soft — about 5 minutes Stir in the stock wild rice and cranberries; cook until the liquid is nearly evaporated Stir in the roasted chestnuts Season with maple syrup and smoked salt to taste*To roast and peel chestnuts use the sharp point of a small knife to score an X on the flat side of the chestnut and place on a baking sheet Roast in a 350-degree Fahrenheit oven until the skins begin to peel back The length of roasting time will depend on the freshness and size of the chestnuts and range from 10 to 25 minutes Remove and when cool enough to handle peelRecipe from "The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen" by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley (University of Minnesota Press October 2017) Copyright 2017 Ghost Dancer LLC All rights reserved Used by permission of the University of Minnesota Press More information can be found at wwwupressumnedu“This (incident) was at an isolated pond.

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