As part of a new “Cheese Geek & Cheese Guru” class series at Fromagination, Jeanne Carpenter, Wisconsin Cheese Originals (license plate CHZ GEEK) and Sara Hill, Wisconsin Milk Marketing board (license plate CHZ GURU) team up to lead a fun fall class series at Fromagination. On September 25, having just returned from the 2012 American Cheese Society Conference, the pair will bring back five of the best new cheeses made in America. Attendees will taste five award-winning cheeses from around the country, learn their stories, and get the opportunity to purchase up to one-half pound of each to take home. Cost to attend is $30 and limited to 15 attendees. Sessions start at 7 p.m. and seats must be reserved in advance at www.wicheeseclass.com.
Looking for the perfect Thanksgiving wine? Not an easy task given the wide range of flavors from salty and savory to sweet and sour – and all on the same plate! If you want a real challenge this year, try pairing your wine not only to the food, but also to this year’s Thanksgiving host.
The New York Times spends 36 hours in Milwaukee, see what they uncover.
Drive south from downtown Milwaukee into the Walker’s Point neighborhood and the dimly lit streets and empty buildings will make you feel like you should keep going.
Lake Effect’s Bonnie North interviews dining contributor and Wisconsin Foodie Host, Kyle Cherek.
Wisconsin’s grande dame of goat cheese, Anne Topham, retired this spring after nearly 30 years of making French-style fresh chèvre and handcrafted aged goat cheeses for the market.
Try this deliciously amazing Caramelized Mushroom and Onion Melt Sandwich by Dax Phillips of SimpleComfortFood.com
Out of 1,698 wines from 13 countries, the Prairie du Sac winery’s Dry Riesling was named Wine of the Year, Best of Show White and Best of Class Riesling at the 30th annual San Diego International Wine Competition (SDIWC), held March 16 and 17 in San Diego, CA.
Myrica Von Haselberg of Horno Magico shares a very simple, versatile way to make tofu. You see, tofu wants to be delicious, and you want it to be delicious, so we are all on the same team.
It’s a long way from Russian language and literature to the world of artisan cheese and sausage that help distinguish Milwaukee’s food scene.
If Wisconsin were a country, it would be a superpower. At least in cheese. America’s Dairyland outproduces all but three nations, racking up international awards along the way.