April 29, 2014 - 6:15pm
Above, Sturgeon Bay and the Sturgeon Bay Bridge. Photo: Mark Baylor (CC-BY).
Bassmaster magazine has released a list of the best lakes for bass fishing in the United States, with Sturgeon Bay coming in at number one.
April 28, 2014 - 4:00pm
Members of the Victory Garden Initiative help plant trees outside the Highland Community School in Milwaukee. Photo: Chuck Quirmbach/WPR.
The Victory Garden Initiative, a project funded by private and corporate donations, has tried to bring better nutrition to the Milwaukee food desert over the past five years by planting orchards around the city.
April 28, 2014 - 2:30pm
Above, the Dane County Farmers' Market. Photo: Howard Walfish (CC-BY-NC-SA).
Roughly a third of all farmers' markets in Wisconsin accept food stamps as payment, but that number could soon increase thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant program.
April 26, 2014 - 8:00am
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Combine broth, soy sauce, molasses, and pepper in a medium bowl. Transfer 2 tablespoons of the mixture to a small bowl; stir in cornstarch until combined. Set aside. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pork and cook, stirring frequently, until most of the pink is gone, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
April 25, 2014 - 4:30pm
Dips, sandwiches, and premade meals at the People's Food Co-op in La Crosse. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR.
A food co-op in La Crosse is being recognized not just by the city for the positive impacts its recent expansion has had on the downtown community, but also by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
April 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Tired of drinking already-hydrated alcohol? Powdered alcohol is available in Germany and the Netherlands, but the possibility that it could be approved here has people worried about the potential for misuse and abuse. Photo: Thomas Hawk (CC-NC-BY)
State Sen. Tim Carpenter, D-Milwaukee, says he'll introduce legislation to ban powdered alcohol in Wisconsin if it becomes available this fall.
April 19, 2014 - 8:00am
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Place bread in a food processor and pulse into fine crumbs. Transfer to a large bowl. Pulse mushrooms in the food processor until finely chopped. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and the mushrooms; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and liquid has evaporated, about 10 minutes.
April 12, 2014 - 8:00am
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Beat eggs with ¼ teaspoon salt. Heat oil in a 10-inch heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until it shimmers, then sauté cauliflower until browned and tender, 5 to 9 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, then add garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper and sauté 1 minute.
April 7, 2014 - 4:30am
WAFER executive director Erin Waldhart says today is a rare day, since they have milk on hand to give to clients who need milk. Photo: Maureen McCollum / WPR News
Despite being in the Dairy state, Wisconsin's food banks and pantries aren't getting as many milk donations as they'd like.
April 5, 2014 - 8:00am
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Place half of the spinach and all of the pine nuts and garlic in a food processor fitted with a blade attachment. Pulse, scraping down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula as needed, until coarsely chopped, about 10 (1-second) pulses. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the remaining spinach and pulse until coarsely chopped, about 20 (1-second) pulses, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.