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Have Nostalgia for Edible Cookie Dough? Me too.

Back in the day, children made cookies with their mother or grandmother and the highlight of the event was to lick the spoon and bowl clean. Nowadays, that tradition is frowned upon due to stipulations about raw eggs. So, savvy baking moms have found a work around creating what many call edible cookie dough–see recipe… Continue reading Have Nostalgia for Edible Cookie Dough? Me too.

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Elevated Pub Food Shines at this Appleton Establishment

On our way to see RENT at Appleton’s PAC, we made a point to stop at Draft Gastropub for dinner. This is the second time I have eaten here, and it hasn’t disappointed. The food is elevated pub food for sure. Think gourmet burgers and sandwiches. There are also dinner plate options, so the choices… Continue reading Elevated Pub Food Shines at this Appleton Establishment

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Making Food from Fresh Local Ingredients: Heartland Cooks from it’s Heart

I’m not Italian, but I think I can make a pretty darn good pizza from scratch. Thin crust is my specialty, and I love experimenting with ingredients. But, what I can’t get is the amazing crispy crust and flavor that one can get from a brick oven. So, this is when I turn to Heartland… Continue reading Making Food from Fresh Local Ingredients: Heartland Cooks from it’s Heart

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Rye Makes Great Food that Will Have You Returning for More

Our date night took place in Appleton so that my sister could watch our kids. It was from a trade off when I had watched hers while she worked. Boy was it worth it! We tried Rye in Appleton. This restaurant is in a hotel, but inside it is more unique looking than one would… Continue reading Rye Makes Great Food that Will Have You Returning for More

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My One and Only Restaurant Week Outing – The Cannery

We are nearing the end of restaurant week in Green Bay. It is a week long event– this year it’s Thursday, July 13 to Thursday, July 20—where resturants in the area offer three courses (appetizer, entree, and dessert) at three different price points (lunch $10, dinner $20 or $32).  It’s always a week that excites… Continue reading My One and Only Restaurant Week Outing – The Cannery