Like many others, my big meal prep day is Sunday. It’s the day that I crank out soups, work on cooking projects, and make sure the fridge is prepped for the week by using the old stuff and replenishing it with new items.
Finding and making truly simple recipes doesn’t come easily (for me). It seems that I tend to pick highly involved dishes and insist on making most if not all of the components myself. Heck, if I were more adept at making cheese, I’m sure I’d complicate things even more.
We’re just a couple of weeks into football season, so it’s time to think about dishes that are easy to eat while watching the game. Football season or not, we tend to graze in our house on Sundays, using up odds and ends of what is left in the fridge and pantry, so we’re well conditioned for the graze-fest that the football season brings.
Milwaukee has literally been down this road before. What could the city’s Department of Public Works mix with rock salt to deice its streets in the winter?
Wisconsin may be known for its cheese, but Minnesota lays claim to one of the country’s largest locally produced cheese festivals. This weekend you can sample some of the best mozzarella at the Minnesota Cheese Festival on the State Fairgrounds.
The Minnesota Department of Health says at least 25 Minnesotans contracted salmonellosis from eating unpasteurized queso fresco. The cases were first detected late last month. Of the 25 known cases, 15 required hospitalization.
Dara joined Chad with some great tips on places around Minnesota to get your “eat on”! Here are a few of the places she mentioned on this week’s show.
Each week on “Off the Menu” with Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, we’ll spotlight the people doing amazing things with food and drink! Local farmers, experts in food, wine, beer and spirits, chefs, restaurant owners and much more.
Cheese comes in all sorts of sizes, shapes, aromas and flavors. While our neighbors to the east might be known as cheeseheads, we here in Minnesota have some of the best cheese shops around.
Melting ice and snow off the roads has created an unlikely partnership in one Wisconsin County. A local cheese plant is teaming up with the Polk County highway department to produce a brine they say works like a charm.
It seems like we’re all in the grocery store this time of year. And most of us buy a few store brands.
Remember how I talked about grilling on the 4th of July? I was quite excited about grilling pizza and had several flavor combinations in mind, but in reality it never happened.
Cheers! Prost! Salud! Wine and cheese go together like… well, wine and cheese. Here are some of the hot spots to go around the Twin Cities if what you’re after is a bold pour of wine and creamy, flavorful cheese.
The low-fat Dutch Gouda that won a world cheese championship in Madison last month has been auctioned off for $350 per pound.
Watching 40 judges in white lab coats nibble on cheese and then spit the samples into garbage cans might not sound like an elegant evening to most people, but hundreds of cheese lovers have paid $25 each for a close-up view of Wednesday’s World Championship Cheese Contest finals.