Beer and Cheese Pairings

On a recent evening, we challenged ourselves to put together a tasting comparison between California and Wisconsin cheeses and beers. We're happy to share our pairings below. 1st course: Clock Shadow Creamery Maple Quark on whole grain rye toasts Originating in Germany, this fresh, soft cheese tastes like a mix of soft goat cheese and [...]

In Praise of Pumpkins – Soup, Pierogis, and Pancakes

Pumpkins are simply a uniquely identifiable type of winter squash, indigenous to America, and now a globally recognized symbol of autumn. The flavors of winter squash can vary from relatively bland to rich and buttery. They can also take on vegetal qualities similar to summer squashes, such as zucchini. Pureed or roasted, they provide a [...]