Walleye Cakes and Fillets

In 1983 the US Federal Courts affirmed that indigenous people in the Great Lakes region could exercise their rights to certain natural resources granted in treaties signed in decades past. Those rights included the right to spearfish on the traditional fishing grounds, covering much of the northern area of the current state of Wisconsin and [...]

Wild Leeks, Ramps, and Other Ramblings

This weekend was a festival of all things Allium Trococcum. A member of the allium family with onion, garlic, leek, you may know it by a different name such as wild leek, wild onion, wood leek, and ramps depending on your locality. We have always known them as "Ramps", but they are more accurately called [...]