With colder weather comes the inclination to cook more, if for no other reason than to add warmth to the kitchen. This new trio of cookbooks, each associated with a destination to visit, just might add ideas for holiday gift lists or inspiration to your own recipe repertoire.
Lake Superior Port Cities Inc. recently published “The Old Rittenhouse Inn Cookbook: Meals and Memories from the Historic Bayfield B&B” ($24.95), which shares dozens of recipes from the Queen Anne Victorian estate that has been open to overnight guests since 1975.
Living out of a suitcase usually is an irritating necessity when a trip involves multiple cities, states or countries.
You can stay in one place to avoid a jumble of hotels, but that means renting a car or riding trains to and from home base, which can eat up a lot of time.
Time to sort through the reader mailbag. ’Nuf said.
Some of you share my enthusiasm for Clear Lake, Iowa, and its rock music heritage.
My bet is that Atlantic City isn’t on the radar of football fans heading east to watch Wisconsin play Rutgers on Nov. 1.
Atlantic City, 100 miles south of New Jersey’s largest university, is quickly losing its reputation as a gaming mecca. Four of the city’s 12 casinos closed this year, and a fifth (Trump Taj Mahal) is expected to go down before November ends.
One visit is enough for some places, but that’s not how I view New Orleans. The city has a flashy array of personalities, none boring.
If I could be anywhere in the country as this month ends, it would be The Big Easy, and the Oct. 26 Packer-Saints football game is just one reason why.
Lots of chefs develop farm-to-table menus to showcase local ingredients, but these restaurants go one step further. Each is on a Wisconsin farm and open all year.
North Star Homestead Farms, 11077N Fullington Road, Hayward: A trio of women — Ann Berlage with daughters Laura and Kara — operate a cafe, market and creamery on a 1919 farm in Sawyer County and Chequamegon National Forest.
Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel — unusual because of its appearance, architecture, attitude and location — soon goes into hibernation for six months. The Michigan summer resort, a National Historic Landmark, is among the Midwest’s most precious getaways.
It’s among the pricier, too, but there are exceptions if you know how to time a visit. Schedule a weekday overnight this month, and the overnight rate could be quite affordable, as in $310 per room for up to four people (the Fall Bed and Breakfast Package). Breakfast goes far beyond cold cereal and pre-packaged muffins.
What, besides corn and cows, might you find in farm fields near Reedsburg next month?
A. A woodwind quintet and ballet dancers.
When fall colors hit their peak, we hit the road in search of the most brilliant blaze of hues. That part is expected.
What adds surprise to the awe of autumnal landscapes? Plan it right, and rural sculpture parks pop up amid the flaming oaks, maples, birches and sumacs.
From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, most of us find ourselves running non-stop: Running to craft shows to catch unique holiday gifts, running home to make that side dish for Cousin Bob’s party, running back out because we forgot the eggnog.
For Christina Parker and her family, giving thanks means giving back.
Firefighters extinguished a house fire early Tuesday morning. According to police reports, the fire in the 5800 block of 22nd Avenue was reported at 12:35 a.m. When police arrived, a man who lives in the home said there was a fire in his bedroom. There was smoke, but flames were not visible. Rescue personnel found a second person in the home. Both men were treated for smoke inhalation. The incident remains under investigation.
The Kenosha man police say killed his infant daughter last week will be represented by two public defenders.
The Kenosha HarborMarket, after a successful summer season and its traditional move indoors for the winter, will close in January and February for the first time since it launched its indoor season six years ago.
KENOSHA — A free community Thanksgiving dinner will be served beginning at noon Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 919 60th St.
On Thursday, we celebrate Thanksgiving — a day Americans have set aside to honor a cherished tradition: Complaining that stores are open.
The Kenosha Unified School Board voted 6-1 Tuesday to approve a handbook that covers all district employees.
The City Council was near unanimous Tuesday in passing Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman’s 2015 budget and $60.2 million property tax levy.
Some 25 largely college-age protesters peacefully took to the Kenosha County Courthouse steps Tuesday night, adding their voices to others decrying the events in Ferguson, Mo.
Fire damaged a horse barn in Pleasant Prairie Tuesday.
Despite an increase in the tax levy and the tax rate, 2015 tax bills are expected to decrease for most Pleasant Prairie homeowners, according to village offcials..
What’s happening in Ferguson, Mo., is having an impact here.
A spirit of gratitude — and the smell of turkey — permeated the air at Reuther Central High School Tuesday as students gathered for the 44th Thanksgiving Celebration.
United Hospital System and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin have reached a three-year agreement, representatives from both parties confirmed Tuesday.
Two boys who ran off from a Benet Lake treatment facility went across the state line, burglarized a home and set it on fire, according to Sheriff’s Department reports.
Police responded Saturday night to a report of six shots being fired in the 4600 block of 36th Avenue, with 20 to 30 people fighting in the street.