RYAN BAKKEN: Finley woman wins third tater tot hotdish crown in five years

April 8, 2012 at 12:45 am in Grand Forks Herald

Lisa Jacobson’s tater tot legend grew larger here Saturday. For the third time in its five years, the Luverne, N.D., woman won the highly coveted tater tot hotdish crown at The Press Box tavern’s annual contest. She knows her tater tots, proven by winning with three different recipes. Saturday’s winner was named “Hangover Breakfast.” I neglected to ask if her recipe was chosen at random or was a strategic move because the three contest judges were two members of the media and one elected official, professions with imbibing stereotypes. Continue Reading