By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Feb 27, 2019 at 6:01 PM

If Wisconsin is known for one thing, it's cheese. In fact, Wisconsin is filled with artisan creameries which create award winning cheeses with the Dairy State's abundance of fresh milk. And each creamery has its own unique story to tell.

On this week's podcast, we chat with Kristine Hansen, author of a brand new book, "The Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook." Together we explore the book's mouthwatering recipes, fascinating stories and fun facts about the State's most delectable commodity. Tune in for our discussion as well as a very special food porn minute taken right from the book.

Winner winner cheesy dinner

In the mood for something ooey, gooey and cheesy?

"The Wisconsin CheeseCookbook," is due for release on March 1, 2019.

But we’ll be giving away one delectable copy to a lucky OnMilwaukee reader. Just follow OnMilwaukee on Instagram for all the cheesy details.

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Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.