Edible Antics is on tour in Wisconsin posting virtual culinary tour entries from Wisconsin counties in alphabetical order. Browse the rest of the blog for some of the Wisconsin counties we were touring in previous weeks. We are finding special Supper Clubs, bakeries, meat markets, breweries, bike trails, wineries, bed and breakfasts, parks, attractions and anything we think visitors might enjoy in each county we visit. We’ll post some background information on each county followed by specific links to our Wisconsinmade.com artisan partners and to our Edible Antics recommendations for each county.
This week we continue our Wisconsin counties virtual culinary tour in Ozaukee and Pepin counties looking for edibles and adventures.
Edible Antics is on tour in Wisconsin posting virtual culinary tour entries from Wisconsin counties in alphabetical order. Scroll down for some of the Wisconsin counties we were touring in previous weeks. The prior counties visited are available in the archived links on the blog. We are finding special Supper Clubs, bakeries, meat markets, breweries, bike trails, wineries, bed and breakfasts, parks, attractions and anything we think visitors might enjoy in each county we visit. We’ll post some background information on each county followed by specific links to our Wisconsinmade.com artisan partners and to our Edible Antics recommendations for each county.
This week we continue our Wisconsin counties virtual culinary tour in Oneida and Outagamie counties looking for edibles and adventures.
Pumpkin spice! Are you a fan…or have you had just about enough of all things pumpkin spiced? Available are Pumpkin Spice flavored –
- Latte’s, ice cream, cupcakes, milkshakes
- Bagels, granola, multiple beers, corn puffs
- M&M’s, bars, brittle, yogurt, peeps
- marshmallows, tea, Twinkies, kettle corn
- Ice cream, Oreos, almonds, macaroons, Kalua
- cream cheese, cookies, mini wheats, English muffins
Where will it all end?
Pumpkin Cream Cheescake
Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn
The fall season brings out all things pumpkin and most people enjoy that. And I will admit to a particular fondness for the Wisconsinmade Pumpkin Cream Cheesecake And maybe a latte or two. And some Wisconsinmade Pumpkin Spice Carmel Corn. And pumpkin ice cream. OK, so I guess I am a fan. But it is possible to overdue a good thing right?
Wisconsin being an agricultural state grows lots of pumpkins and hosts fall harvest festivals. Each fall the city of Cedarburg, Wisconsin hosts a pumpkin contest as part of their Wine and Harvest Festival . The winning pumpkin came in at 2,145 pounds. It was grown in Streator, Illinois, by a man named Gene McMullen. Over a ton in one pumpkin!
If you too are into a variety of the refined tastes of pumpkin items visit our pumpkin pages at Wisconsinmade.com where all of these quality items are
Made with Pride and Passion in Wisconsin.
Everything is better with bacon, right? Fall in Wisconsin is starting and it is the season of festivals. Many of them food related. We will cover some of them over the next few weeks. This weekend it is the River Falls Bacon Bash. This festival features all things bacon, pig-themed activities, live music, merchandise from local artists and bacon vendors over the September 19-20 weekend. There will be sampling of bacon related products from River Falls restaurants and food vendors. About 40 vendors will be showcasing their products such as specialty sauces, ice cream, arts, crafts and novelty items.
The Kinnickinnic River is a world-class trout stream with over 8,000 trout per mile in some stretches. The “Kinni” flows through the City of River Falls and provides a beautiful backdrop to the Bacon Bash.
All over Wisconsin you can find small meat markets that supply local residents with fresh beef, pork, chicken, fish and game meats. Bacon is a staple for most of them.
bacon wrapped filets
Wisconsinmade has a featured selection bacon sampler that includes hickory and cherrywood smoked bacon. Or how about a bacon slab where you can cut yours to any thickness you like. Also available on Wisconsinmade.com are bacon wrapped beef filets, breakfast meats assortment sampler, bacon carmel corn popcorn (it’s delish) and even bacon treats for your dog.
Bacon Carmel Corn
So if you can’t make it to River Falls this weekend for their Bacon Bash 2015 be sure to drop by Wisconsinmade.com and stock up on great Wisconsinmade bacon.
Made with pride and passion in Wisconsin.
Popcorn is one of the best healthiest snacks you can eat. In fact, popcorn even has some added nutritional benefits and antioxidants. The Healthy Home Economist website tells us it is due to the polyphenols that are present in popcorn. Professor Vinson says that “Popcorn has more antioxidants in total than other snack foods that you can consume and it also has quite a bit of fiber.” Wow! Isn’t that great?
I love popcorn. In fact it is my “go to” meal when my husband is not going to be home for dinner. It is just me and a big over stuffed bowl of popcorn covered with butter and salt. Yum! Unfortunately some of that healthiness disappears when I add the butter and salt. In fact, the people at fitday.com say that popcorn is the number 1 healthiest snack as long as it is not drenched in butter. Darn! I wonder what they would have to say about caramel corn? Probably not so healthy either but it sure is tasty.
At Wisconsinmade.com our customer’s favorites include over 30 gourmet popcorn gifts and gift ideas for those popcorn lovers in your life. We have popped or un-popped popcorn as well as delicious caramel corn, cheese popcorn and other favorite flavors and seasonings for your eating enjoyment.
If you are looking for a nice healthy gift to send, we have popcorn gift tins including pet lover tins, sports tins, party tins and patriotic tins. Or we have gift baskets, bowls and gift assortments. You can’t go wrong with Wisconsinmade gourmet popcorn!