Brats and Cheese Curds

Brats and Cheese Curds

With this week having National Cheese Curd day in it I was wondering a few things.  First…National?  Do they celebrate cheese curds in other states like we do in Wisconsin?  Also, it seems another Wisconsin tradition, the bratwurst is expanding.  You hear more and more mention of those delicious tube steaks cropping up all over now.  This all brought to mind as to why we don’t celebrate these feasts more in the North.  Oh sure, we have “The best fish fry” and “best burger”, etc.  but rarely do I hear of “best brat” or “best cheese curd”.  Maybe we’ll just have to go on a tour and discover these northwoods gems and see who in fact does make theirs stand out from the rest and why.  Do you have a favorite place to indulge?  If so, where…and why?  Stay tuned!

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Vinyl making a comeback!

Vinyl making a comeback!

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Ozzy…worth the wait

Ozzy…worth the wait

Well, it’s been 10 years since an Ozzy Osbourne release.  For some reason I don’t get too excited over a new release but the new Ozzy album “Ordinary Man” had me putting it on a thumb drive and listening (at a loud level) all the way home tonight on my 30 mile commute.  If you’ve…read more »

When will we hit “Double Nickels”?

When will we hit “Double Nickels”?

I recently put up a poll on our Facebook page regarding when you think will be the first day this year we hit 55 degrees.  Some interesting guesses.  It SEEMS like maybe August 12th?  That may be when the snow is completely gone. Now it’s my turn.  I think we may sneak close in March…read more »

It’s TAX Time

It’s TAX Time

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