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'Will you dairy me?': Cheese wheel wedding cakes a hit with Wisconsin couples

'Will you dairy me?': Cheese wheel wedding cakes a hit with Wisconsin couples

Stacks of large cheese wheels decorated with fruit, ribbons and flowers offer a striking and savory alternative (or complement) to wedding cake.

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Beer name battles, sexism, 'heritage': Cap Times' 'Adventures in Brewing' tackled it all

Beer name battles, sexism, 'heritage': Cap Times' 'Adventures in Brewing' tackled it all

Brewers from Ale Asylum, Karben4, Capital Brewery, New Door Brewing Company and MobCraft poured their hearts out at a 'Cap Times Talks' panel Wednesday night.

May 21, 2015 11:45 am
Restaurant review: Big Sky opens up world of possibilities in Stoughton

Restaurant review: Big Sky opens up world of possibilities in Stoughton

Big Sky Restaurant in Stoughton just celebrated its two-year anniversary, and its success probably owes something to the frequent visits of music lovers who come to the Stoughton Opera House, two blocks away.

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Restaurant News: Overflow tickets available for critic Ruth Reichl's June 2 appearance

Organizers of the $100-per-plate luncheon are selling additional tickets in a neighboring room where guests will watch Reichl on a closed-circuit broadcast.

May 21, 2015 4:45 am(0)

Restaurant News: Stamm House opening Tuesday at long last

The restaurant's dinner and bar menus should be available soon on its website.

May 20, 2015 2:46 pm(0)
Beer Baron: Door County Brewing pauses on its saison mission for a new APA

Beer Baron: Door County Brewing pauses on its saison mission for a new APA

Bare Bottom Madness is a new American pale ale from the fast-growing Baileys Harbor brewery.

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Wine Finds: Unoaked Chardonnay from two California regions

Wine Finds: Unoaked Chardonnay from two California regions

Although sales of California sauvignon blanc and pinot grigio have been growing steadily, chardonnay remains by far the state’s most popular grape. Famous for characteristics achieved through oak aging, many of California’s most prized chardonnay wines are buttery and toasty with vanilla notes. However, the number of brands offering unoaked options has been increasing for several years as consumers seek out a cleaner expression of the chardonnay grape’s flavor. Below are two medium-bodied unoaked Chardonnay wines from World Market, which offers membership and other promotional discounts on wine purchases.

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Wine Pick of the Week for May 20

Josh 2013 Merlot "California” ($15)

May 20, 2015 5:00 am(0)
Recent obsessions: Mexican street food

Recent obsessions: Mexican street food

Mondays through Fridays, Cap Times staffers share their pop culture fixations.

May 19, 2015 10:00 am
For hearty sandwiches on South Midvale, seek out Le Petit Croissant

For hearty sandwiches on South Midvale, seek out Le Petit Croissant

A new cafe on the south side brings fresh baked goods and bistro-style sandwiches to a neighborhood with few such establishments.

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Got questions for local craft brewers? We'll get answers

Got questions for local craft brewers? We'll get answers

We want to know what you'd like our 'Adventures in Brewing' panel to talk about this Wednesday at the High Noon Saloon.

May 18, 2015 11:45 am
Wine of the week: Zynthesis Zinfandel 2012

Wine of the week: Zynthesis Zinfandel 2012

Memorial Day weekend is nearly here, which along with summer travel also marks the traditional start of the grilling season. It’s hard to beat zinfandel when it comes to pairing wines with ribs, burgers, chicken or barbecue-sauce laden food.

May 17, 2015 12:15 am(0)
A brick oven, sunset and music make magic at Cress Spring Bakery's 'pizza on the farm'

A brick oven, sunset and music make magic at Cress Spring Bakery's 'pizza on the farm'

With a variety of savory pies, desserts, beer and wine, Cress Spring's weekly pizza night is a family-friendly rustic outing in Blue Mounds. 

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