Yummies From New London

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Came across these pictures from at least two years ago when I drove through New London at dusk.  I had no idea Sara Lee and Hillshire Farms had such a big pressence in Wisconsin.  But it makes perfect sense since making great food is second nature to us.  Got a pile of brand new photos … Continue reading

The Most Useful Cow Statue EVER

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 Found this in Thorp at Nualchek’s Meats, and it is franklt the most useful cow statue EVER!   * * * * * *

A Snow Covered Small Town

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Almena is a small town that you’ll miss if you blink off Highway 8 in Barron County.  One reason to keep your eyes open and pull over if traveling that way is the Almena Meat Company.  Try the double smoked beef snack sticks and, if you love smoked sausages, you’ll love these even more.  I … Continue reading

The Best Beer Beef Stick Ever

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While I’m feverishly editing my way towards the end of the documentary, I keep going through archives to find needed pictures, and every day I keep finding fun ones that had slipped my mind previously.  Here’s a great place in Racine, kind of hidden if you’re not looking for it, called Brossman’s Meats and they … Continue reading

Packers playoff games mean big business for some

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Originally posted on FOX6Now.com:
[ooyala code="Q2aHFjajq3upcd5H0cceicQDt6WIux3X" player_id="f7575286f810429a979346d9a69caaef"] MILWAUKEE (WITI) — When the Green Bay Packers go to the playoffs, the players win, the fans win, and certain businesses definitely win. For Michael Paris, chef at Saz’s State House, there was excitement because of the Packers’ victory over the Bears. “It was very much…

Bobby Nelson Cheese Shop – The Little Shop That Could

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Kenosha has more than its share of cheese shops, and while the more well known is the Mar’s Cheese Castle, a lesser known but just as unique cheese shop is right up the street, the Bobby Nelson Cheese Shop.  What’s coolest about his place, besides the awesome meats and cheeses, are the paintings the run … Continue reading

Some Fun Shots Of Sheboygan

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Who knew Old Wisconsin, Piggly Wiggly, Sargento, Kohler, & about a zillion other great companies are headquartered in Sheyboygan.  Well anyone who lives there, I suppose, but there’s a lot of great manufacturing out of the sleepy coastal town (a couple of examples below).  We also had the great pleasure of interviewing the troup putting … Continue reading

20 Years Of Racing Sausages & They Show No Signs Of Aging…

I don’t have much to say on the topic other than AWESOME, and here’s a link to their FIRST RACE twenty years ago. 20 years of racing — sausages, that is. Photos (C) JS ONLINE via 20 Years Of Racing — Sausages, That Is….

Usinger’s In Orange County California

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While traveling down to The O.C. (Orange County, California, where I used to live, and one of the few places that has a Wisconsin Vibe in CA), I stopped by the market I used to shop at all the time and discovered that they now carry Usinger’s sausages and meat products.  I took these photos … Continue reading

Usingers Sausages: Famous For A Reason

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While some of these photos are from last fall when we visited Usingers Famous Sausages, we also had the cahnce to try some more of it this weekend when first arriving in Milwaukee and it’s pretty clear that they know what they are doing.  My personal favorite was the smoked Canadian Bacon (had no idea … Continue reading

Nueske’s Meats Are As Unique As Their Name

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Our first taste of Nueske’s bacon was purely by accident and in California at that.  A friend brought some over and it was so good that someone blurted out half joking, half not that “this must be from Wisconsin”.  The back of the package revealed that it was true, a little town in the center … Continue reading

Louie’s Finer Meats In Cumberland: A Meat Lover’s Heaven

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Louie’s Finer Meats in Cumberland is one of those places where you have to know or be told about it in order to find it, but once you are aware of it, you become a lover, and addict, and a big fan of their fantastic selection of meat products.  They make everything at that location … Continue reading

The Painted Steers Of New Glarus…

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When visiting New Glarus Brewery a while back (photos of the brewery coming soon), it was evident thay they love their steers, likely because of the Swiss heritage the town relishes, being known as Little Switzerland.  Further, our Minong friend Jack Link’s Beef Jerky also has a factory in New Glarus.  Whatever their reasons for … Continue reading

Sasquatch In The Great Northwoods Of Wisconsin…

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Bet you didn’t know that Jack Link’s Beef Jerky has 100% Cheesehead roots!!!  Jack Link’s has scored more than a great marketing campaign with their “Feed Your Wild Side” Sasquatch series of ads, they’ve also made the tiny little town of Minong Wisconsin the largest beef jerkey products producer in all of North America, fast … Continue reading

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