Kristine Hansen and the Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook featured at Fromagination

Tomorrow in the Fromagination shop we’ll have two guests in to talk to visitors about cooking with cheese…particularly Wisconsin cheeses. Kristine Hansen, author of the newly released “Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook,” will be in the shop from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. to discuss recipes from her book with Landmark Creamery co-founder Anna Thomas Bates.  It should…

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Fromagination Cheesemonger Shannon takes a calf's photo during the tour

Recent Fromagination Cheesemonger Vivien Rendleman – who asked a lot questions in the milking parlor  – wrote our fifth installment: The last stop on our incredible tour organized by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board was Kellercrest Farm in Mt. Horeb. It seemed fitting to end our day with one of the many Wisconsin families responsible…

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Fromagination has a great selection of artisan cheeses

People interested in cheese – and the artisan cheese culture that is developing quickly in Wisconsin and elsewhere in the midwestern U.S. – may look for bloggers to help inform them. A recent list of top cheese blogs in the U.S. includes Fromagination!  We made #20 on the list that includes many reputable cheese shops…

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Fromagination features the Cheese Grotto

Cheese is a fermented food product – fermentation, according to Merriam-Webster, is “an enzymatically controlled transformation of an organic compound.”  And decades ago much fermentation occurred in natural, humid places…like a cave.  European cheese makers have long used subterranean spaces to create amazing tastes.  Nowadays, there are other options for cheese makers. Some of Wisconsin…

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It’s Time to Make Your Choice Today is Presidential Primary Election Day in Wisconsin!  That’s important, yes..but after you vote, even more important is the issue of which artisan Wisconsin cheese corresponds to the candidate of your choice?  See below for Fromagination’s answer. Hillary Clinton We chose Hook’s Eight-Year Aged Cheddar cheese for Hillary Clinton. …

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