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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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….
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more