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A Step Towards Raw Milk Sales in Wisconsin

Photograph: Wisconsin Historical Images
They don't call it the Dairy State for nothing: a State Assembly committee in Wisconsin approved a bill that would legalize the sale of raw (that is, unpasteurized) milk. While the bill still has to be approved by the entire Assembly, there's high pressure from the dairy lobby as well as consumer [...]

Pizza Pit's Creepy 'Let It Snow' Commercial [video, wtf-xmas]

Ladies and gentlemen, I wish to present to you the 1970s "Let It Snow" Pizza Pit commercial from Madison, Wisconsin. Yes, this probably cost about $50 to make. Yes, that is a toy pizza delivery car. Yes, that snow is flour. Yes, the children singing are a little creepy, especially at the end, when they [...]

Retro Recipes: Spareribs and Rutabagas, 1956

Photo: Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week we take a look at preparations from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week, Edward Harris Heth's Spareribs and Rutabagas.
With September nearly gone, those decorative squash with all usefulness [...]

Retro Recipes: The Wonderful World of Cooking, 1956

Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week we take a look at preparations from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week we turn our focus not to one recipe, but to an entire book: The Wonderful World of [...]

The Dane County Fair in Madison, Wisconsin: The Quest for the Blue Ribbon

Photographs by Paula Forbes
EMD's Paula Forbes is in the Midwest doing research for her Up North Cookbook. She's going to report back from the field from time to time, and here's her report on the Dane County Fair in Madison, Wisconsin.
It's summer, which, among other things, means that it's time for rural America's best jams, [...]

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