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MKEfoodies to Co-Sponsor Cherry Recipe Contest

  From Paul and Lori Fredrich of #MKEFoodies & Burp: Where Food Happens MKEfoodies to Co-Sponsor Cherry Recipe Contest On February 22, 2012, America will celebrate the 280th birthday of George Washington. Always closely associated with Washington is his connection to one of America’s Super-Fruits, Tart Cherries. The legendary tale of a young Washington chopping […]

Lots of cool stuff happening at Bolzano Artisan Meats

Last month I interviewed Scott Buer of Bolzano Artisan Meats. For those who are interested (and how could you not be interested in such a cool company) here is some news, updates, and events from Scott: Bolzano Artisan Meats at Lombardi Food & Wine Experience Food and Wine Tasting Gala Friday, Nov. 13 6:30pm-9:30pm at […]

Introducing Bolzano Artisan Meats

A couple of weeks ago I was sent a press release announcing the opening of Milwaukee company that plans on doing artisanal charcuterie such as dry-cured meats like prosciutto, pancetta, and guanciale. Immediately I was intrigued so I contacted Scott Buer, the owner of Bolzano Artisan Meats and asked if if he would do an interview. I figured […]

One Local Summer Week 8: Smoked Lamb Brats

There is nothing more Wisconsin than bratwurst (ok well maybe cheese) so for this week’s One Local Summer challenge I decided I would make bratwurst.  I am a huge fan of the Big Three Wisconsin brartwurst makers (Johnsonville, Usinger’s, and Klement’s) but I picked up some incredible smoked lamb brats from Greek Acres Farms at the Waukesha Farmers’ Market […]

One Local Summer Week 4: Vegetable Spring Rolls

Vegetable Spring Rolls Growing Power Sunflower Sprouts Mixed Greens Sugar Snap Peas Thai Basil Cilantro Carrots, julienned Red Pepper, julienned Green onion (optional) Rice paper spring roll wraps (avail. at any Asian market and some grocery stores ) Dipping Sauces (All store bought) Sweet Thai Chile Sauce (also great when mixed with mayo & sriracha Thai […]

One Local Summer Week 2: Poached Eggs, Canadian Bacon, Spinach and SarVecchio Parmesean

So Sunday morning while working in the yard I made a mental note that I absolutely had to get my One Local Summer blog post up and e-mailed to the regional coordinator in time for inclusion in this week’s mass posting after missing the deadline last week.  Then the day gets hectic and next thing […]

Brennan’s Markets are excellent, but….

Brennan’s Markets are a haven for fans of Wisconsin products, especially cheese. I shop at Brennan’s on a bi-weekly basis preferring their produce, especially fruit, to the flavorless, unripe crap found at most grocery stores. There isn’t a single store I have been in that lavishes the samples on their customers like Brennan’s either. You […]

Farmers’ Market Season is Upon Us

Across the state Farmers’ Markets are opening up this month. Two weeks ago the incomparable Dane County Farmers’ Market opened  and this Saturday several more will open up for the season including the Waukesha Farmers’ Market, held downtown along the Riverfront. While I love visiting other markets in the area, especially the Dane County Market at […]