Blueberry-A Sullivan

Savor Summer, Popsicle Style

Photo credit:  Lil’ Pop Shop There’s nothing like a popsicle on a hot day! These icy, delectable treats from Lil’ Pop Shop are the perfect accompaniment to the summer sun! Lil’ Pop Shop’s ice pops are handcrafted in small batches from a seasonal assortment of fresh, natural, locally-sourced ingredients. No neon or artificial ingredients or dyes

Jeff Mattes

Wisconsin Cheesemaker Profile: Saxon Creamery

Founded in 1848 by the Klessig family, the Saxon Creamery is a fifth generation dairy farm committed to ethical treatment of cows and land preservation. Their dairy is located three miles from the creamery, making sure the milk is always incredibly fresh under the guide of Master Cheesemaker Jeff Mattes (below). “Wild lands provide an

Marieke Penterman

Wisconsin Cheesemaker Profile: Holland’s Family Cheese

A Closer Look at Holland’s Family Cheese  Raised on dairy farms in the Netherlands, cheesemakers Marieke and Rolf Penterman came to Wisconsin in 2002 to make the cheeses that they knew and loved from their home. Holland’s Family Cheese’s goudas use farmstead-produced milk, making only unpasteurized cheeses. Each wheel is aged on Dutch pine boards.

Zucchini and Basil Risotto

Summer Recipe: Chef Marc Vetri’s Zucchini and Basil Risotto

Your seasonal risotto just got that much better.   When it comes to risotto, choosing the right rice is everything. Compared to the commonly-used arborio rice, carnaroli is firmer with a higher starch content and a longer grain, making it harder to overcook and yielding the creamiest of risottos. It’s also known as the “king of

Cheesemaker Widmer's Cheese Cellars

Wisconsin Cheesemaker Profile: Widmer’s Cheese Cellars

A Closer Look at Widmer’s Cheese Cellars Founded in 1922, the Widmer family still owns and operates their cheese cellars. Currently, Master Cheesemaker Joe Widmer is at the helm, producing quality cheeses. Joe Widmer is the only person in the country to still traditionally produce his aged Brick cheese, making it a must-try. Made in small