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Spatchcock Grilled Chicken

Ahhh, summertime. With the warm summer weather, it couldn’t be a better time to get out of the kitchen and fire up the grill to enjoy some outdoor cooking. Actually, I never put the grill away, but I certainly do enjoy grilling a lot more when it’s 78 degrees than 5 degrees. Chicken is a […]

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Chewy Italian Ciabatta Buns

What’s everyone’s favorite from the grill? Hamburgers, of course. But the problem with hamburgers is watching your bun melt away when you put a big, thick, juicy burger on it. Ciabatta to the rescue! Ciabatta is a soft and chewy Italian roll with with plenty of big holes that will soak up just about any […]

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Men who Cook 2015- to Benefit the Wausau YWCA

The YWCA Wausau is delighted to present Wausau’s 13th Annual Men Who Cook fundraising event at Wausau’s Grand Theater on Saturday February 28, 2015. Come indulge your taste buds in some of Wausau’s finest culinary artistry as our volunteer chefs whisk you off your feet, preparing cuisines ranging from American Bistro to exotic cultural delights. Each volunteer chef […]

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Northwoods Wild Rice Recipe

Wild rice is a staple of Northern Wisconsin- as you head north of Minocqua,WI, you’ll see countless stands selling bulk wild rice. While not technically a rice (it’s a grain harvested from lake grass), it’s nutty taste and toothy texture adds life to about any side dish. My master recipe for Northwoods Wild rice is […]

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Better than French, it’s Western Dressing

Growing up, we’d visit my grandfather who lived on a dairy farm in western Wisconsin. I have fond memories of drinking raw milk, served out of glass Miracle whip jars no less, eggs cooked in lard, and Western Dressing. Western Dressing, produced by Richelieu Foods was his favorite and I loved its sweet and tangy […]

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