Jennifer Leaver

Discover a new Thanksgiving tradition. Seven Madison chefs share their favorite recipes: duck confit stuffing, jambalaya, a boozy pudding and more. more

Nov 12, 2015 5:00 AM , , Cooking 1 Comments


Carolyn Fath

Cooking classes for every taste unleash the inner chef, and there are many options to choose from. more

Oct 16, 2015 11:00 AM Cooking

Get out of the apple pie rut with “Astonishing Apples” by Joan Donatelle. more

Sep 17, 2015 10:00 AM Cooking


Julie Andrews

Chef Julie Andrews is program coordinator at the high-tech UW Health Learning Kitchen in The American Center on Madison's east side. The kitchen offers low-cost cooking classes to help regular folk produce good food. more

Aug 28, 2015 9:00 AM Cooking

After a few boxes of CSA bounty, reality sets in — we can’t possibly eat all these beets or cucumbers. And look at this head of cabbage, it’s the size of a bowling ball. So this year I decided to look into pickling, and I found some family recipes. more

Aug 12, 2015 7:30 PM Cooking

Pie-iron pudgies are cooked over campfires and cover all meals, from breakfast to dessert. A Wisconsin trio publish a new cookbook. more

May 8, 2015 8:30 AM Cooking


André Darlington

Madison's farmers' markets are finally in full swing after the slow spring. Vendor tables are laden with rhubarb, asparagus, green onions, early kale, leafy lettuces and morels. more

Jun 6, 2013 2:13 PM Cooking

The humble ramp, or wild leek, has become a trendy foodie obsession. With a delicate onion-like flavor, they have come to dominate spring's dining landscape. They are so popular that many are starting to question if we're over-harvesting. Ramps are not easy to cultivate, and are typically foraged from sandy hillsides near streams. more

May 2, 2013 4:47 PM Cooking

An ordinance will be introduced at tonight's Common Council meeting making it easier for residents to plant edible landscaping on city land. Section 8.32, Edible Landscaping on City-Owned Lands, to be introduced by Ald. Satya Rhodes-Conway, is meant to "encourage the planting and harvesting of locally grown fruits, vegetables, nuts and other edible plant forms, and to regulate the permitting, placement and maintenance of such edible landscapes on certain city-owned land." No fee. more

Feb 26, 2013 1:47 PM Cooking


Marcelle Richards

There's no question that not all pork is created equal. We're lucky in Wisconsin to have such a thriving commitment to heritage hogs. Willow Creek Farm stands out among the best. Sue and Tony Renger raise purebred Berkshire hogs on their land near Loganville in Sauk County. more

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