Category Archives: Food & Drink

Delicious Fun and Charity at Gold Ribbin’ BBQFest


By Patrick Mares This year the Gold Ribbin’ BBQFest of Greater Green Bay is going to be held in the heart of the city, at Lambeau Stadium. The event, which raises money for Golden House Domestic Abuse Program and Shelter is already shaping up to be twice as big as last year’s competition and Koren Bandoch, the Communications and Development ... Read More »

Reaching for the Zenith


By George Halas One of the most pleasant aspects of the Wisconsin Brewing Company Concert Series is that, in addition to discovering some fabulous music, each month will provide an opportunity to discover a new beer. At both the June 17th appearance at Peabody’s in Oshkosh by Ho Malone as well as the Walt Hamburger and The Young Guns concert ... Read More »

Food Review


BY JAMIE LEE RAKE If you’re anything like I am in this way, you may look at a restaurant’s menu online and see one item that compels you to drive there. Other eateries may already be favorite haunts of yours, and when they offer a new item that looks especially good to you, you’re game to try them. Other places may be ... Read More »

Food Highlights of the Energy Fair


MREA Café Sponsored by Rishi Tea Early Bird Breakfast: Breakfast is available for exhibitors and volunteers starting at 6:30 a.m.! And of course all Fair attendees are invited to purchase food once the Front Gate opens. Well have Rishi tea, hot coffee, and fresh local baked goods. Make sure to ask about our Bottomless Coffee Cup. Coffee donated by Anodyne ... Read More »



I borrowed this favorite from Emeril Lagasse...I promise it’ll put you in mind to sit on the patio and shut out the rest of the world. Ingredients 1 (750-ml) bottle red wine 1/4 cup brandy 1/4 cup orange flavored liqueur (recommended: triple sec or Grand Marnier) 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 ... Read More »

Eating Dark Chocolate at Work INCREASES Productivity


Finally, some facts to back up what I’ve been claiming forever! If you start feeling soporific at work today, this new study might perk you up. The group of now pimply-faced scientists from Northern Arizona University have conducted a study, and concluded that eating a piece of dark chocolate may activate your brain in a way that helps increase your ... Read More »

Fast Eaters Are Mostly Men…


By Trish Derge Have you ever had a meal, seated across from your husband or boyfriend, and wonder to yourself, “Does he even taste what he’s eating? How does he manage to inhale all that in such a short span of time? He’s like a young wolf! I’d bet that if I reached my hand across the table in proximity ... Read More »

Wine before Bedtime


Have you ever finished your dinner, but then found yourself hungry close to bed time? You’re not alone – plenty of us feel the need to snack as the night progresses, and luckily, studies have deduced the perfect nightcap: wine! Recent studies have pointed out that wine can help diabetics, and improve your sex, but apparently, wine is also a ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


BY Kimberly Fisher What island are you on? As we come into the summer months, wouldn’t it be amazing to explore the world, take on many adventures and surround yourself with great wine? I can take you there. Though it may be through the exploration of wine growing islands, I will show you the true beauty and define the best ... Read More »

Year of the Rabbit


BY Bonni Miller Backyard chickens? Sure. But today’s homesteading buzz is all about the backyard rabbit. Rabbits grow quickly, using proportionately a fraction of the water and other environmental resources of larger animals. They are easily housed and handled, and are an excellent and prolific source of uber-healthy protein. Unlike chickens, they’re very quiet. And these small, famously amorous animals are ... Read More »

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