Wisconsin Fruit Compote to accompany Cheddar Cheese

In a 4-quart saucepan or pot bring to a simmer: 1 cup semi-sweet white wine (such as Prarie Fumé from Wollersheim) 1 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cinnamon stick 1/2 cup dried sweetened cranberries 1/2 cup dried Door County cherries Stir slowly to dissolve the sugar. Once dissolved, add: 1 cup Granny Smith apples, [...]

Route 28 Steak Sandwich

The key to this recipe is the authentic brick cheese from Widmer's Cheese located just off Route 28 in Theresa, WI. It is an American original created by the Swiss-born John Jossi in 1877 in Wisconsin. This is not the nondescript white cheese labelled brick cheese in many supermarkets.  Seek out this amazing cheese. The pungency [...]

Hinterland, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub is located at 222 East Erie Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The original location is the brewery located at 313 Dousman Street Green Bay, Wisconsin. I have visited the Milwaukee location several times in the past two years and consider this an excellent example of Great Lakes Cuisine. The beer is wonderful and reason [...]