Category Archives: CCC Updates

Uplands Farmstead Fromage – sans Durndel

The Uplands Cheese facility makes Pleasant Ridge Reserve, and was built 8 years ago in the model of Alpine cheese making. The farmstead cheese makers raise their own herd of cows that are grass fed via rotational grazing. On our … Continue reading

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Hook’s: Aged Cheddar, Blues & Squeaky Cheese Curds

Hook’s Cheese Company was founded in 1929 in a building built into a limestone hill that used to be a livery and stable. Their milk travels no more than 5 miles and is from small farms that each raise 25-60 … Continue reading

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Chalet Cheese Cooperative: The Stinky Cheesemakers

All I knew about Limburger cheese before my visit to the Chalet Cheese Coop in Green County revolved around the antics of the Stinky Cheese Man in the children’s book by Jon Scieszka. Turns out that’s only a part of … Continue reading

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June Dairy Month & Winning Wisconsin Farm Facts

In honor of June Dairy Month I had the pleasure of enjoying an incredible, cheese-filled weekend in the Madison, WI area with the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Truly, it was divine. A bus full of media and food bloggers traveled … Continue reading

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SloPig: Thankfully, I don’t keep Kosher anymore.

I grew up in a Kosher household. This meant separate dishes for meat and dairy, no shellfish, no mixing meat and dairy, and no pork. Sometime after college, Evan corrupted me, and I excused myself from the laws of Kashrut. … Continue reading

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Food Waste

So, I know that we normally don’t do this, but I need to talk about a special called The Big Waste, I just watched from Food Network. The show pits chefs Anne Burrel and Alex Guarnaschelli against Bobby Flay and Michael Simon in a competition to … Continue reading

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Short & Stout Beef Stew

My friends and I held an inaugural Chili Cook-Off in October and enjoyed it so much that we decided to make it a seasonal event. Thus the “Rock Out With Your Crock Out” was born. Today we’re holding Part Deux: … Continue reading

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Upcoming Contests

We here at Cream City Cuisine don’t enter every cooking and baking contest we stumble across. We do, however, enter most every cooking and baking contest we come across. There are two such contests to take note of: 1. Cook’s … Continue reading

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Door County Coffee & Tea

This is a bit of an extension of my Eat Local Challenge. While coffee beans are not locally-grown in Wisconsin, which didn’t fit my challenge, I did say that I would make an exception and drink only local brews. Enter … Continue reading

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Pork & Beans Oup

This recipe is a version of my mom’s bean soup, which is likely a version of her mom’s soup. What can I say? Loving bacon is a generational thing in my family. Pork & Beans Oup Ingredients *Unless otherwise noted, … Continue reading

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