WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017 Fried Cheese!

June 15, 2017

Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017 Fried Cheese! SAM SIFTON Good morning. I love my colleagues for a thousand reasons, but in particular for their occasional enthusiasm for my Wednesday tradition here of cooking without recipes. Julia Moskin popped into my inbox last week with a great one. It made… [Read More]

Cooking: What to Cook This Weekend 6/08/2017

June 9, 2017

Melina Hammer for The New York Times FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017 What to Cook This Weekend SAM SIFTON Good morning. How it works in the cooking game is, an idea gets planted in your mind and then, weeks or months later, it starts to tingle and grow, to prompt a recipe or at any rate… [Read More]

Cooking: Gas or Charcoal?

June 1, 2017

Jessica Emily Marx for The New York Times WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017 Gas or Charcoal? SAM SIFTON Good morning. I spent a few days recently testing gas and charcoal grills with my colleagues from The Sweethome, a product recommendation site owned by The New York Times Company. We worked in a Brooklyn backyard in plumes… [Read More]

Cooking: Recipes for Break-Fast

June 1, 2017

Melina Hammer for The New York Times WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017 Recipes for Break-Fast SAM SIFTON Good morning. Our Tejal Rao has a delicious read in The Times today about the relationship between Ramadan fasting and the food that follows it, and how the evening break-fast provides a moment – a month! – for Muslim… [Read More]

What to Cook This Weekend 4-7-2017

April 7, 2017

View in Browser Add to your address book. Craig Lee for The New York Times FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017 What to Cook This Weekend SAM SIFTON Good morning. Passover begins Monday night. For those celebrating, this weekend should be put to good use getting ready for the Seder. Take a look at our collection… [Read More]

Learn to be Smart with Your Money During Money Smart Week®

April 21, 2016

Several Hundred Events Scheduled throughout the State   Madison- The highlight of National Financial Literacy Awareness month gets underway this coming week with hundreds of Wisconsin events scheduled during Money Smart Week®, April 23-30. The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) encourages citizens to take part in these events and reminds every one of the… [Read More]

Play Ball! The Milwaukee Brewers home opener features local baseball legend

April 7, 2016

On Monday, April 4, 2016 the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball team held their official 2016 Opening Day festivities, along with the first tailgate of the season and a game against the San Francisco Giants. The team hosted a raffle to support local nonprofit organizations, and got to show-off their 2016 roster that included 15 new team… [Read More]

Are these foods making you sluggish?

December 11, 2015

By Carmen Cameron for Do you feel tired all of the time even though you’re getting enough sleep? While there are other possible contributors to that “sluggish” feeling, a likely culprit is your diet. It is widely known in the world of health and science that three types of foods cause fatigue or “sluggishness”…. [Read More]

Five flu facts to keep you healthy

December 11, 2015

With December upon us, it’s more than a nip in the air that you might notice. People clearing their scratchy throats or turning away with a hacking cough: the telltale signs the holiday flu season are here. The flu, or influenza is that seemingly unavoidable winter illness that makes our noses, throats and lungs miserable…. [Read More]

Black History

December 11, 2015

Thursday December10: American singer, songwriter and talent scout, Otis Redding, died in 1967 in a plane crash in Lake Monona near Madison. He and all but one other member on the plane were killed. They were due to perform at the Factory nightclub, near the University of Wisconsin. The following month his most popular cross-over… [Read More]