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YOOPER GIFTS FOR YOOPERS

Updated on September 17, 2012

YOOPER CALENDARS / YOOPER CAPS /APPAREL FOR YOOPERS and much more!

Cartoons about Michigan's Upper Peninsula are emblazoned on caps, t-shirts, skateboards, shoes, key chains etc. Cartoonist Dan Rosandich specializes in humor about the upper peninsula of Michigan and put his favorite panels onto a variety of gift items including coffee mugs, stickers and greeting cards. Many of Dan's cartoons have been previously published in national magazines like Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Reader's Digest and American Legion. Look for many of Dan's cartoons in the popular Chicken Soup For The Soul series of books including Pet Lover's Soul, The Mother's Soul and The Christian Soul.

Pasty Power - Upper Michigan's Lean Cuisine

Pasties are a favorite food of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

The pasty is a well known food specialty that has icon status in the northern reaches of the state of Michigan. The pasty-pie or pasty, as it is now known, is a simple "pie" type of food wrap that consists of carrots, potatoes, beef, onions, rutabaga or any other types of stew meat which is wrapped in a dough and cooked in an oven. It is popular, because it evolved in the early days of Michigan's lumber camps and mining towns where quick food was a necessity and work was a priority. This type of food is healthy and "filling" and became entrenched in the upper peninsula society. Pasty shops or "pasty-parlors" as they were once called, proliferated throughout the U.P. of Michigan back in the 60's and 70's and some still exist but many cafe's and restaurants still make and sell pasties, along with various grocery stores in many cities from Ironwood to Iron Mountain.

Yooperland and the pasty are synonymous with Michigan's upper peninsula. Cartoonist Dan Rosandich who specialized in Yooper Bloopers which appeared in many U.P. newspapers, had done pasty cartoons for The Houghton Mining Gazette and The Ironwood Daily Globe plusmany weekly newspapers from Manistique to Grand Marais. Dan's cartoon web catalog offers various Yooper cartoons here:

YOOPER CARTOONS BY DAN ROSANDICH

Pay particular attention to The Paulding Light cartoons at the bottom!

Dan's main cartoon catalog also offers over 3000 single panel gag cartoons that are available here:

CARTOONS FOR REPRINTING AT REASONABLE RATES

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