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Cannibal Sandwiches: A Polarizing And Misunderstood Wisconsin Tradition

Imagine. It’s the holidays and to quiet your pre-dinner hunger, someone hands you a slice of rye bread topped with ...

Food Traditions: Lutefisk Supper

This story is part of Wisconsin Life's Food Traditions series. Lutefisk is a Scandinavian delicacy. It’s cod or whitefish that's ...

Holiday Foods Trigger Family Memory At Thanksgiving

It can be a mindless routine or an act of utter desperation, but we all do it.  Sooner or later, ...

Enjoying The Last Days Of Autumn Before Winter

Right about now, you’re probably enjoying all that Autumn has to offer. You’re pulling your cozy sweaters out of storage, ...

Croatian Easter

Eggs have a long history in Easter celebrations around the world. One Wisconsin woman keeps her Croatian heritage alive by ...

Holiday Traditions

The holidays are filled with traditions and returning to these traditions year after year can be one of the most ...

Fowl for Christmas

Turkey is a traditional holiday meal choice. But writer Brett Laidlaw wonders if perhaps we should consider another kind of ...

Bad Santa

Gift giving often inspires noble intentions if less successful results. Writer David McGlynn tells us about his family’s gift giving ...

Aluminum Christmas

Manitowoc’s Aluminum Specialty Company became famous for its sparkling aluminum Christmas trees in the 1960s. Jerry Waak sold millions of ...

Lutefisk

Thanksgiving isn’t the only traditional fall feast. For those of Scandinavian descent, fall also means lutefisk suppers. Writer Eric Dregni ...

Thanksgiving Cobbler

A lot of people will be in the kitchen today, getting ready for Thanksgiving dinner. In Madison, Carlotta Calmese is ...

FIBS

Memorial Day signals the start of the summer travel season. Among those taking to the Wisconsin roads will be visitors ...

Old Stone Face

The holiday season is a time for seeing family and catching up with old friends. Today, commentator David Rhodes introduces ...

Christmas Lights

December is here and the countdown to the holidays has begun. Festive decorations and strings of lights are going up ...

Jello Salad

Alongside the turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberries is another Midwestern holiday tradition: jello salad. If you’re lucky (or unlucky) enough ...