The Question that Separates Yoopers from Trolls

Gravy isn’t always the answer

By Jennifer Billock

In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, one question says it all: ketchup or gravy?

If you’re a Yooper, you probably recognize that I’m asking which of the two condiments you prefer on a pasty (past-ee, not paste-ee), a handheld meat pie that came to the Upper Peninsula with Cornish copper miners in the 1840s. You probably also know that the a…

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