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Connecting Past and Present With Pastry

My Dad was a baker. Although he met my Mom during World War II while building airplanes at Douglas Aircraft in California — he was a supervisor of some sort, and she was a “Rosie the Riveter” — he grew

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Wine and Cheese Pairing, Wisconsin-Style

No visit to Wisconsin is complete without tasting cheese. After all, fans of the Green Bay Packers are known as “Cheeseheads,” right? In yesterday’s blog, we told you about our frustration in driving to the River Bend Winery and Distillery

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Lesson Learned: Always Research Your Winery Visit

Growing up, I’d heard a lot about Chippewa Falls, a city that neighbors my late father’s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Those Wisconsin roots explain why I grew up a Packers fan, even though I’m a California native. So when

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Your Wine Guide to the NCAA Title Game

If you are a fan of college basketball, I don’t need to tell you that tonight at 9 o’clock Eastern (6 o’clock, Sonoma County), the Blue Devils of Duke University will take on the Badgers of Wisconsin for the 2015

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