David Stluka

Wisconsin Cheese Camp is the place to learn all about artisanal cheese. Jane Burns talks to organizer and cheese geek Jeanne Carpenter. more

Nov 2, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

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Jane Burns

Diana Murphy’s cow, Nelle, is the sole producer of a cheese called Arthur. Murphy, an experienced goat cheese maker, likes the farmstead aspect of one cow, one cheese. more

Aug 17, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Jane Burns

A selection of area cheese boards shows a diversity of approaches. From Belgian soft cheese made by Trappist monks to a Sartori sampler, it’s all good. more

Jul 20, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


David Michael Miller

What do out-of-staters think of when they are asked what comes to mind when they think of Wisconsin? Cheese. That’s not helping attract well-educated, long-term residents to the workforce. more

Jul 20, 2017 5:00 AM Opinion 1 Comments


Sartori Cheese

Plenty of championship ribbons for @sartori_cheese, but buying a wedge doesn’t break the bank. Master cheesemaker Mike Matucheski discusses the company’s best-sellers. more

Jul 6, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 1 Comments


Todd Maughan

Fromagination’s new service is a dairy-centric Wisconsin meal kit. All ingredients and recipes are included. more

May 4, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


James Clapham

Wisconsin cheeses go spicy with peppers beyond the jalapeño. And they’re winning big prizes. more

Mar 30, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Eric Tadsen

The Swiss cheese scrape comes to Madison. The newly trendy dish features a base from Emmi Roth of Monroe, and is served at Porter and, soon, Fromagination. more

Jan 26, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Wisconsin figures heavily in the new “Oxford Companion to Cheese.” Cheese lovers in search of information, read on. more

Jan 26, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Todd Hubler

Start making your list now. Here are special brews to look for at the 2017 Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Michael Hirshon

The World Dairy Expo has lots to offer Mad City slickers, too. Consider the pretty cows, swag, grilled cheese and robotic milkers. Not to mention awesome Ayrshire T-shirts. more

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Monroe will kick out the jams for the quintessential southern Wisconsin food fest. Hint: Grab a beer and get in line for the curds. more

Sep 15, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Jane Burns

Roelli Cheese Co. of Shullsburg nabs top honors at the American Cheese Society Conference in Des Moines. Other Wisconsin cheesemakers take home many blue ribbons. more

Aug 1, 2016 3:59 PM FOOD & DRINK


Marie Ketring

Wisconsin often wins big at the American Cheese Society conference. The contest’s rules reward unique, standard-busting cheeses. How will the Dairy State fare this year? more

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Todd Maughan

Elaborate cakes made of cheese are accompanying more nuptials. It’s not a cheesecake; it’s a cake made of rounds of cheese. more

Jun 30, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Red Wave Pictures

Nibblers are welcome at the upcoming World Championship Cheese Contest. Monona Terrace is the host for Wisconsin’s newest spectator sport. more

Mar 3, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Carolyn Fath

Beer was great, and interactive entertainment added an unexpectedly welcome dimension to the festivities. more

Jan 18, 2016 5:00 PM FOOD & DRINK


Ellen J. Meany

An out-of-stater experiences the full cheese wheel at Isthmus Beer and Cheese ‘16. more

Jan 17, 2016 6:00 PM FOOD & DRINK


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Rare and special brews to look for at the upcoming Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest, including Winter Wilder-Land , a sahti from Vintage; Ale Asylum’s 2015 Dissent, and Lakefront’s Black Friday. more

Jan 12, 2016 1:30 PM , FOOD & DRINK

Landmark Creamery sets itself apart with sheep’s milk and pasture-grazed cow milk cheeses. Particularly noteworthy: Basque-style Anabasque and fresh Petit Nuage. more

Jan 7, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK