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Curd is the Word in Wisconsin!

Wisconsinites are downright passionate about their cheese curds. Some prefer fresh while others prefer fried. However, even within those two camps there are subtle taste preferences. When it comes to fried curds, some like lightly battered…
Best Grilled Cheese in Wisconsin

Best Grilled Cheese in Wisconsin

In honor of National Grilled Cheese Month, I’m highlighting a few places that serve up some of the best I’ve tasted as well as a few websites that offer some great recipes for that iconic sandwich – The Grilled Cheese. Both cheese and…

Lake Arrowhead's Market Vinaigrette Recipe

Chef Kyle Sweet from Lake Arrowhead's Pine's Restaurant and Lounge, shared the details of his "Market Vinaigrette," which works well as a dressing or marinade. Chef Kyle recommends that dried spices work best in the dressings, as they allow the vinegar and oil to mix and not separate so readily.

5 Premier Craft Cocktail Hot Spots in Wisconsin

Our state has a history – how might you say it? – brimming with alcohol. Adult beverages are simply in our hereditary makeup. Milwaukee, as we all know, was made famous by the likes of Schlitz, Pabst and Blatz. (Miller too, I suppose.) We’ve collectively redefined one of the titans of mixology – the Old Fashioned – to fit our own very particular, brandy-centric mold. Today, we continue to establish ourselves at the forefront of today’s greatest bar obsession: the artisanal cocktail.
Delta Diner

Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Delta Diner

Delta Diner near Iron River, Wis. offers an eclectic, retro-American roadside diner experience in a completely rebuilt 1940 Silk City Diner. Said another way: the food is amazing and the place is smack dab in the middle of Wisconsin's…
Dick Rose Fish Fry Recipe

Dick Rose's Classic Shore Lunch Recipe

Ingredients: One pound of thick-cut bacon (per person) A loaf or two of homestyle white bread At least one pound of butter An egg or two A box of corn meal Salt Pepper Lemon wedges A great melting cheese like Monterey Jack (or a nice…

Madison's 20 Hottest Restaurants

From the European-inspired tastes of Germany, Italy and France to exquisitely prepared homegrown meals, Madison is a haven for foodies everywhere. Treat yourself to the ultimate food tour with our guide to 20 of the capital city's top eateries:
Wheel of cheese

Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Roelli Cheese Haus

I caught up with fourth-generation cheesemaker, Chris Roelli. He owns and operates Roelli Cheese Haus in Shullsburg, Wis. So how did this whole cheese-making thing happen? I grew up in the business, worked in the cheese factory with my dad…