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 [...]

Hoppel Poppel – Variations on a Theme

We have detailed our love for Hoppel Poppel, partly due to the association with the warming, filling versions served in Milwaukee at Benji's or Jo's Cafe, routinely named as two of the best places in the city for an old-fashioned diner-style breakfast. But the other reason to love Hoppel Poppel is the endless variations on the [...]