Flannel John was born in Northern Wisconsin and raised in Michigan’s Upper peninsula. He has hunted and fished in 40 states, Canada and Mexico. Along with old friend and author Tim Murphy, the’ve collected thousands of recipes. Both hold a deep love for “Da U.P.” This book features dishes from small towns, potlucks, community halls and church basement kitchens. The food was inspired by loggers, miners, hunters, fishermen, camplers and Finns. From the Quincy Mine to the Mackinac Straits, from the ski jump in Iron Mountain to the Soo Locks there is no place on earth like the U.P.