Eat This Now: Rush Creek Reserve from Uplands Cheese

Published Nov. 28, 2018

If there's one cheese you should put on your list to enjoy during the holiday season, it's Rush Creek Reserve, a beautiful soft cheese created by cheesemaker Andy Hatch of Uplands Cheese that's only available for a few short months during the late autumn and winter.


Dip into fondue

Published June 5, 2012

The very word conjures images of joy, intimacy and romance. Fondue! Say it like "fun do" or even "do fun." The simplicity of fondue is matched by the joy of sharing food and experience. Sandy D'Amato owns Sanford and he gave me some hints on how to make a great fondue.


Fondue expands on a delicious rhyme at Blu

Published April 24, 2012

There's a rhyming thing that's been going on up on the 23rd floor of The Pfister Hotel. That's where you'll find Blu, which offers perhaps Downtown's best view and where the snack of choice was, until recently, the cashew. So, naturally, when the folks at Blu, wanted to bring you something new, they settled on fondue.


Fall makes me want to eat

Published Oct. 19, 2011

As I stare out my office window into a cold, dark and dreary October afternoon, it's easy to get bummed out over the end of nice weather. But then I think about all the fall food I can look forward to.


Daily dish: Bagna caoda con peperoni

Published Oct. 21, 2008

Bagna caoda (which translates to hot bath) is a traditional cold-weather Piedmontese dish that is enjoyed in groups, like fondue. I prefer to present it in another way: atop roasted red, yellow and orange peppers.


Fall's a fine time for fondue

Published Nov. 10, 2007

One of my all-time favorite meals, fondue, doesn't work in the summer. But when the weather turns cold, it's a great excuse for a party, and in Wisconsin, the concept of turning melted cheese into an entire dinner is just too awesome to pass up.


Fun with a chocolate fountain

Published Aug. 8, 2007

We do not pull the fountain out a lot, but when we do, it elicits oohs and ahhhs from just about everyone who walks into the house.


A guide to a great weekend in New Glarus

Published June 4, 2007

Just southwest of Madison sits a quaint town blanketed by rolling green hills, peaceful pastures and a palpable Swiss influence. With its beer gardens, Chelet-style architecture and penchant for polka, New Glarus is a perfect destination for a summer weekend getaway.


The Melting Pot introduces fondue fun to town

Published Jan. 7, 2004

Fond of fondue in its sweet and savory versions? Then get ready for Milwaukee's first Melting Pot restaurant opening this March in Brookfield, joining almost 70 other franchises in the country.