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Amanda and Linda
A fun loving foodie exploring all the good eats Wisconsin has to offer.
Interests: Cooking, eating, reading (fav authors: Janet Evanovitch, Carl Haaisan, Nicholas Sparks), knitting, cold Wisconsin nights lounging on my purple coach in front of the TV.
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Does Wisconsin stand with New York style pizza, Chicago deep dish, or something else? Share your thoughts in the comments! Continue reading
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The EU says Wisconsin can't call a bratwurst a bratwurst. Say what?! Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Here's a delightful story about what it feels like to celebrate Easter in Wisconsin. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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In Wisconsin, some words have different meanings than they do in the rest of the USA. Luckily, I've put together a fun and fabulous guide to Wisconsin words. Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Every year cheesemakers from far and wide travel to Madison, Wisconsin to enter the World Championship Cheese Contest to rate the best cheeses in 90 categories and the best overall cheese. A cheese from Switzerland called Original Schweizer Rohmilch Emmentaler won the grand prize in the 2014 contest, but overall Wisconsin cheeses dominate the competition, winning 59 out of the 90 categories. Wisconsin cheeses received 33 gold medals, with Vermont and New York as distant runners up with 5 medals each. Want to try some of the award winning cheeses? You're in luck, because the following winning cheeses ship nationwide from Wisconsinmade.com. Havarti by Decatur Dairy, Third Award in the Havarti Category This is a favorite among the Wisconsinmade.com staff. Marilyn says she loves the mild buttery flavor and smooth texture. Dill Havarti by Decatur Dairy, Second Award in the Flavored Havarti Category Dill adds a fresh flavor to the already addictive havarti. You can also try Decatur Dairy havarti in pepper, horseradish, and olive. Roth Buttermilk Blue by Emmi Roth USA, Best In Class in the Blue Veined Category Fans of Roth Buttermilk Blue report they just can't stop eating it! 4. Marieke Smoked Gouda by Hollands Family Cheese, Second in the Smoked Gouda It seems like every time we turn around Marieke Gouda is taking home another award. Try the 2014 award winning smoked gouda and other tasty flavors like foenegreek and mustard. 5. White Best by Red Barn Family Farms, Best in Class Bandaged Cheddar Sharp to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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I'm late to the party with my kale obsession, but better late than never. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
Some cooking tips are weird and bogus, but some weird cooking tips actually work! Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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5 Things You Have to Explain to Out-of-Staters About Wisconsin Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Don't let the fancy name fool you- frittatas are super simple, like a baked omelette. Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Here are four of my favorite places in Madison for warming up and eating up! Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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I live in Wisconsin so I expect a crazy winter, but the past few months have been harsh even by Wisconsin standards! Here are some tasty Wisconsin foods to keep you warm! Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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When you think of Wisconsin you think of cheese and bratwurst, but maybe you should think of coffee! Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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The best Valentine's Day gifts are a little sweet, but a little bit cheesy! Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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What are the rules in YOUR kitchen? Tell me in the comments! Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Good news blog readers! There is a new year ahead of us and plenty of tasty Madison foods to eat! Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Every year in January I try to predict the food trends for the upcoming year. Here's what I think will happen! Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2014 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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In a few days I will be hosting a New Years Eve dinner for the first time! What main dish should I cook? Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Not only is the cranberry a Christmas favorite, it's also the official state fruit of Wisconsin. Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Families love leaving cookies and milk for Santa, which has me wondering, what is Santa's favorite cookie? Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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At Wisconsinmade.com, we're crazy about America all year round, so in honor of the USA, we've picked our five favorite patriotic holiday foods and gifts. Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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This hash has with sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts and Nueske bacon from Wisconsin- perfect for fall! Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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Here are some suggestions for how to add bacon to your Thanksgiving dinner. Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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What can we do to get more Wisconsin cheese at the Thanksgiving table? Here are a few ideas, since I know I'm not the only Wisconsinite who wants to give thanks for cheese! Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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They're back! CityTins are once again available at Wisconsinmade.com. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food
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You've probably had pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pancakes and pumpkin beer, but how about pumpkin chili? Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Edible Antics - Having Fun With Food