Author Archives: Mandi

Don’t Be Tart-y to the Party

For our international readers who may not keep up with all of our U.S. colonialism celebrations, next week is the gut-busting, football-watching Thanksgiving holiday. This means that all will gather with their families, drink lots of wine, and increase ER visits … Continue reading

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Empty Pantry Pasta

Every time I think I have no food in the house and must take a trip to the grocery store, I get lazy and get Subway instead. Not this time. This time I issued myself a challenge: take what food is … Continue reading

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The Internet & Copyright Infringement

If you’re new to the Internets, or simply don’t spend every waking hour on the Twitter or Facebook, then you may not know about a little conundrum Cooks Source is currently facing that’s blowing up all over the interwebs. You … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market Chili

This recipe is a tried and true Cream City Cuisine “we make it up as we go along” rainy (or snowy, or blustery!) day stew. We suggest using whatever in-season vegetables you find at your local farmer’s market, a concoction of … Continue reading

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Pesto Mayo Chicken Salad

This one’s more of a “put stuff in a bowl and mix it til it tastes good” kind of a recipe, but I looked up a bunch of other Pesto Mayo recipes to at least get an idea of proportions … Continue reading

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Ellis Island Cheesecake

Historically, Ellis Island, located off the southern tip of New York is a symbol of American immigration. Millions of immigrants came to the U.S. through this “gateway to the new world,” and this dessert is an homage to all of … Continue reading

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Wish us luck at the WI State Fair!

If you’re planning to go to the WI State Fair today in Milwaukee, we’ll be cooking from 12 – 1 p.m. Stop on by for a visit. Following our own CCC Rules of Order, we’re bringing a Sprecher six pack … Continue reading

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

In what was a Cream City Cuisine first, we bring you the following recipe. See if you can’t figure out what that “first” was. Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Ingredients: 1 cup ricotta cheese 3/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 … Continue reading

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Come see us at the WI State Fair!

That’s right folks, our Wisconsin Blue Maple Burger is a semi-finalist for Sprecher Brewery’s Grilling with Beer Contest! Come down to the WI State Fair on Monday, August 9th and see us cook off against 9 other worthy grilling adversaries.

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Great Lakes Distillery

Great Lakes Distillery is a refreshing change from your usual Milwaukee-area booze producer. Founded by Guy Rehorst, it is the oldest operating distillery in the state of Wisconsin since the repeal of Prohibition. They offer vodka, gin, fruit brandies, absinthe, … Continue reading

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