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Our favorite family, holiday recipes

Published Dec. 4, 2019

The holidays are as much about traditions as they are about food, and when the two are mixed, it strikes a very merry perfection. Here are some classic familiar recipes from the editors and writers of OnMilwaukee.


St. Nick's: a merry Milwaukee tradition

Published Dec. 2, 2019

The observance of St. Nicholas Day - often just called "St. Nick's" - lands on the short list of primarily-in-Milwaukee occurrences like Bloody Mary chasers, candy raisins and the word "bubbler." It takes place tomorrow night!


Pickle ornaments: got one?

Published Nov. 14, 2019

Hanging a pickle-shaped ornament on the Christmas tree is a tradition for many Milwaukee families. Like St. Nick, it is rooted in a German tradition and because we have such a large German population in Milwaukee, it has been absorbed as a Brew City tradition, as well.


My Milwaukee food traditions

Published Oct. 1, 2018

Most of us have some modest food-based traditions - we like to have pizza on Tuesdays, or we get ham and rolls on Sundays, etc.Over the years, some of my habits have turned a little ritualistic. They've become unspoken traditions. Here are a few of them...


6 cultural wedding traditions practiced by Milwaukeeans

Published Jan. 25, 2018

In Milwaukee, we have our own wedding traditions (which are based on other heritages, of course) from polka bands to the tossing of the garter belt. But here are six world practices that have been woven into Wisconsin weddings.

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