Monthly Archives: February 2015

From the Wine Cave


BY KIMBERLY FISHER When choosing wine, it can be both difficult to pick the wine that suites you and it may be confusing to understand the different types of packaging and closures. There are a wealth of choices in the way wine is packaged today. Traditions have been slow to change, but as more options become available, it is worth ... Read More »

Look for Guinness Chips!


One of our biggest vices is munching on pretzels, chips, peanuts and any other snacks we can get our hands on when we go drinking. Imagine our delight when we discovered, at the Fancy Food Show, that Burt’s Potato Chips had their own line of Guinness-flavored chips! Not only do they come with the original flavor of Guinness, but also ... Read More »

Starting a New Adventure


BY Steve Lonsway Our next beer tasting adventure started at a local grocery store and we wanted the beer label to dictate what beer we would write about. Being the brew team of Stone Arch Brew House/Stone Cellar Brewpub, we gravitated to the key word “Organic” we found on the bottle of Lakefront Brewery’s Organic E.S.B. You see Stone Cellar ... Read More »

Flannel John’s Tailgating Grub & Couch Potato Cookbook


Hungry for some Cheesehead Straws, Long Bomb Nachos, World League Wings, Frozen Tundra Chili, Razorbacks in a Blanket, Woody’s Buckeyes, Gang Green Punch or Seven Blocks of Granite Dip? You’ll find these recipes and more than a hundred others in Flannel John’s Tailgating Grub & Couch Potato Cookbook. Author Tim Murphy understands the connection between the biggest game of the ... Read More »

The Only 6 Food Trends You Need to Know for 2015


BY Tricia Derge With all due respect to sports geeks, music freaks, stock jocks, and teenage girls, there is no group more obsessed with The Next Big Thing conversation than food people. The “restaurant trends for 2015” predictions aren’t just coming now; they’ve been coming, steadily, since before Halloween. Press releases, slideshows, listicles in trades and foodie magazines all aimed at ... Read More »

Girl Scouts go Gluten-Free!


Good news, Girl Scout Cookie fans (a.k.a. everyone): There are three new flavors joining the cookie lineup for 2015! The GSUSA says that Toffee-tastic, Trios and Rah-Rah Raisins are available this selling season, which is going on right now through the end of April. Toffee-tastic (buttery cookies with toffee bits) and Trios (peanut butter, chocolate chips and whole grain oats) are both gluten-free, ... Read More »

Women in Management Plans Wit, Wisdom and Wine Event


Women in Management, Inc. with chapters throughout northeast Wisconsin, is planning a spring networking event for businesswomen from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Blue Harbor Resort & Spa in Sheboygan. Wit, Wisdom and Wine, an event for Women, by Women will feature nationally-known keynote speaker Mary Faktor, who will present “Inner Voices - Smart Choices.” A remarkable ... Read More »

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