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Articles tagged with 'cooking'

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Bring your best baked goods to the Milwaukee Cookie Takedown

Published Nov. 29, 2014

On Sunday, Dec. 14, Matt Timms will bring his Takedown home cook competition series to Turner Hall Ballroom. In the past, Timms has hosted Mac 'n' Cheese Takedowns in Milwaukee, but this year, he's bringing a much sweeter competition to town: a Cookie Takedown.

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Four guest Milwaukee chefs cook up four courses for Easter Seals

Published Oct. 30, 2014

On Thursday, Nov. 6, four Milwaukee chefs - Harbor House executive chef Zachary Espinosa, Blue Jacket executive chef Matt Kerley, former INdustri Cafe chef Robert Klemm and Le Reve chef de cuisine Patrick Murphy - team up to cook a special scrumptious four-course dinner in honor of Easter Seals of Southeastern Wisconsin.

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Cook like a pro 4: One final serving of recipes from Milwaukee's best chefs

Published Oct. 28, 2014

There are tons of great restaurants and great dishes in Milwaukee. We talked to some of the best chefs in this town, asking for recipes that are unique to them and that can be made by a home cook without having to spend six years in a famous culinary school. Here is one final feast of recipes.

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Cook like a pro 3: Even more recipes from Milwaukee's best chefs

Published Oct. 21, 2014

Almost all of us have gone to a restaurant at some point and said a version of, "Holy cow! I wish I could make this at home!" Well, wish no more. Milwaukee's top chefs ride to the rescue with a third serving of delicious restaurant-ready recipes.

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Cook like a pro 2: More recipes from Milwaukee's best chefs

Published Oct. 14, 2014

Almost all of us have gone to a restaurant at some point and said a version of, "Holy cow! I wish I could make this at home!" Well, wish no more. Milwaukee's top chefs ride to the rescue with another serving of delicious recipes to bring the taste of some of Milwaukee's best restaurants back to your home kitchen.

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Cook like a pro: Recipes from Milwaukee's best chefs

Published Oct. 7, 2014

There are tons of great restaurants and great dishes in Milwaukee. We talked to some of the best chefs in this town, asking for recipes that are unique to them and that can be made by a home cook without having to spend six years in a famous culinary school.

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Making no duh no-knead pizza dough

Published July 21, 2014

With tomatoes and all sorts of mid-season vegetables coming into the markets, my mind immediately goes to pizza. We make at least two pizzas a week in my house, and I've got a no-knead dough that couldn't be simpler.

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A trip into Thai cuisine with steamed dumplings

Published July 7, 2014

As the tiny shallots, baby bok choy and dried birds-eye chilis begin to appear in local markets, I start to get excited about Thai food. So this week, I thought I'd try a spin on steamed dumplings.

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How to make a farmers market showcase dinner starring mushrooms

Published June 24, 2014

Early summer at Milwaukee area farmers markets is always kind of a mixed bag, even more so this year after the long, persistent winter. We ventured out to the Tosa Farmers Market this weekend and were pleasantly surprised. I wanted to make something that showcased the mushrooms from the market and made use of the avalanche of spring onions at every produce stand, so I thought a tart was a nice choice, topped with some fresh chèvre.

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Get saucy in the kitchen

Published March 16, 2014

Nothing compares to the health and satisfaction of a home cooked meal prepared with wisely chosen ingredients. Does it take some planning? Yes. Does it take some organized shopping? Yes. Does it take a lot of time? Nope.

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Cool culinary classes for kids

Published Jan. 9, 2014

Chef Paul Smitala's 90-minute cooking classes, held in the banquet room at Blackwolf Run Restaurant in Kohler, where Smitala runs the kitchen, teaches kids kitchen basics and, despite the fact that the students range in age from 6 to 9 years old, Smitala doesn't have them cutting corners.

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Home cooking is often the best kind for some athletes

Published Oct. 31, 2013

Athletes in Milwaukee and Green Bay aren't shy about heading out into town to find something great to eat, but every now and then the best dishes are the ones served up at home. Members of the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Admirals tell you what they like best out of their own kitchens.

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Chefs and non-chefs concoct food inventions

Published Oct. 20, 2013

Kitchen inventions are crafted by people of all different cooking levels, not just foodies and gourmets, because it's fun to blow off recipes once in a while and concoct new food items even though some work out better than others.

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Local caregivers make food for their pets

Published Oct. 6, 2013

For many animal caregivers, pets are more than just pets - they are family members- and they want the same level of health for their pets as they do for their favorite humans. Hence, some caregivers choose to cook or prepare food for their pets.