Tenaya and André Darlington “Make Hollywood Great Again” with new food and cocktail book "Movie Night Menus." more

Dec 15, 2016 5:00 AM Books


Dylan Brogan

Diane and Jamie Ramsay have been growing mushrooms at their family farm for decades. They often give advice about how to prepare several varieties of fungi (just don’t ask them if they have morels). more

Sep 15, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

“The Wisconsin Supper Club Cookbook” collects the iconic recipes of the state’s indigenous restaurants. And Madison travel writer Mary Bergin cooked and tested every one in an epic taste journey. more

Mar 10, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Alexandra Cohn

Isthmus gift guide 2015: How to make the cook in your life head straight for the kitchen (and cook you something delicious) more

Nov 19, 2015 4:52 PM Isthmus Giving


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

WYOU’s “The Kitchen Krewe” series features Madison chef Barbara Wright and local families, cooking fresh and adventuresome. more

Oct 22, 2015 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 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


Eric Bell

Hilldale’s Sur La Table serves it up, from the mundane to the macaron. more

Oct 2, 2015 1:00 PM Emphasis

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

Sep 17, 2015 10:00 AM Cooking

The Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival should attract a diverse crowd. Farmers will admire a wide variety of breeds of sheep. Cooks will find cooking demos. Dog lovers will head to the stock dog trials. And everyone will want to see the newborn lambs. more

Aug 28, 2015 1:30 PM Emphasis


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


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Beer dinner at the Duck Pond, ice cream at Olbrich and tomatoes everywhere.... more

Aug 19, 2015 7:30 PM FOOD & DRINK

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

Rome Industries, maker of campfire cooking items, is based right here in Madison. Rome offers “the widest variety of marshmallow, s’more and hot dog forks designs in North America.” more

May 8, 2015 8:30 AM Emphasis

A new source of fresh food is only as far away as your keyboard. Square Harvest offers online ordering, with purchases delivered to your door. It joins Milwaukee-based Brewers Organics in the farm-fresh delivery business. more

May 8, 2015 8:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Paulius Musteikis

Get yourself in a muddle! Grow your own cocktails! Use the bounty from your backyard garden to make your own craft cocktails. more

May 4, 2015 9:33 PM Isthmus Abode

While I'd be the first to vouch for cookbooks as great holiday gifts, there's something to be said for food magazines as presents. You'll be in mind every time a new issue comes. Which one should you choose for the food lover in your life? more

Nov 15, 2012 3:00 PM Isthmus Giving

While certain gadgets are useful, sometimes you need to make do in a pinch, or just get more benefits from the gadgets you do have. Here are some of our shortcuts. Your mileage may vary. more

Apr 5, 2012 2:00 PM Isthmus Abode

If you are willing to be a bit flexible, it is possible to make all the trappings of a delicious holiday feast without actually turning on the oven. more

Nov 17, 2011 3:00 PM Isthmus Giving

A cookbook serves so many functions. Many are eye-candy, suitable for perusing casually at any time. A good one will kick-start a renaissance in home cooking (and if you give one to the right person, you yourself will reap the rewards). And there are more

Nov 18, 2010 3:00 PM , Isthmus Giving