Happy Holidays: Consider FoodFightMKE

This holiday season, I encourage Milwaukeeans looking for local charitable efforts to check out FoodFightMKE, “a movement initiated by young adults dedicated to educating, engaging, energizing and inspiring local citizens to beat hunger in Milwaukee.” You can get involved through a donation or by helping sort food at the Huger Task Force. I hope you’ll check […]


Food Philosophy

There are a lot of food philosophies out there: vegetarians, locavores, slow food supporters, organic only eaters, those who abhor processed food . . . I could go on like Bubba talking about shrimp (which, oddly enough, I’m allergic to). I was wondering where I fit in the foodie philosophy spectrum since I believe in […]


Culling 6 years of Food Magazines

I have a love affair with food magazines – all food magazines. For the last six years, the magazine of choice has been Food & Wine. While I still love to see it in my mailbox every month and troll its pages for inspiration, lately I’ve had the gnawing sensation that I’ve seen it before. […]

Commentary, Dinner, French

How I Met Julia Child

I have to introduce my debut newspaper article by admitting that I cannot pronounce the name of this dish, Paupiettes du Boeuf. However, I take solace in the fact that Nancy Stohs, the food editor for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, cannot either. You can find my article, as well as more pictures of the process and fellow […]

Baked Goods, Breakfast, Commentary, Dinner, Feature, Light

Experimenting with Quiche

Monday night turned into a much longer experiment than I thought. While at work, during lunch, of course, I had a brilliant idea: “Make a quiche for dinner! It is inexpensive (a huge consideration at this point in my life) and I have the ingredients in the fridge. I would use milk, so it was lower […]

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