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Wisconsin Life Holiday Special


By Erika Janik | December 21, 2017

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Food is a big part of the holiday season no matter what or how you celebrate. Many of us eat turkey on special occasions but is there a better fowl for holiday feasting? Brett Laidlaw has some potentially controversial ideas. And speaking of contentious foods – lefse –  there a right way to make it?

And let’s talk about winter. It’s here. We can’t avoid it so we might as well enjoy it. We have a few ideas. We’ll explore all these questions and holiday traditions past and present this hour during this Wisconsin Life holiday special.

Erika Janik

Erika Janik is the co-creator and former executive director of Wisconsin Life. She is the author of six books, including Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction, Apple: A Global History, and  Marketplace of the Marvelous: The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine. She’s currently the executive...
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