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the purple door logo 2010_2 Purple Door Ice Cream — A Dynamic Family Duo Serving Up Super-Premium Scoops - Lauren Schultz’s passion for frozen treats goes back as long as she can remember. Even as a young child, she hoped to one day own an ice cream shop. This vision was so much a part of her life, it became a topic of conversation on her first date with now-husband Steve back in the... Read more »
11026182_10205464737931574_4425444962719728349_n Super Spaghetti That Supports the Community - On Saturday, April 4, VFW Post 1879 in Fort Atkinson held their annual spaghetti supper. This has been a popular event in the community for more than 20 years, and hungry folks flock to the Post to get their fill of all-you-can-eat pasta with meat sauce, meatballs, garlic bread and salad. Spaghetti is spaghetti, right?... Read more »
wiscopop Wisco Pop: Bubbly Beverages With a Local Twist - Austin Ashley began experimenting with making craft beverages at his home in Viroqua in 2003. His small-batch ginger beers and fermented fruit drinks became wildly popular with this friends and family, and he soon found himself struggling to produce enough bubbly beverages to keep everyone happy. Together with his wife Hallie, Austin perfected his craft... Read more »
index What is Slow Food? - Slow Food USA is part of the global Slow Food network of over 100,000 members in more than 150 countries. Through a vast volunteer network of local chapters, youth and food communities, they link the pleasures of the table with a commitment to protect the community, culture, knowledge and environment that make this pleasure possible.... Read more »
LocavoreRoarFinalLogo.RUBY Protected: Food Holidays for April 2015 - There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
1421296638 Landmark Creamery: A Tale of Two Annas - Only in Wisconsin could a successful business partnership be forged between two friends enjoying a couple of Old Fashioneds around a kitchen table. That’s exactly how Landmark Creamery got its delicious start! Based in Albany, Landmark Creamery is run by Anna Landmark and Anna Thomas Bates. The pair met at a potluck for Green County... Read more »
St. Patrick’s Day Food at Its Finest - Wearing green. Hitting the bars at 10:00 a.m. Proclaiming “Kiss Me, I’m Irish,” even though you’re not. St. Patrick’s Day means different things for different people. In my family, the tradition involves heading to What’s the Point in Fort Atkinson for corned beef and cabbage — and perhaps a green beer or two. Yep, it’s... Read more »