Winter 2015

Letter From the Publisher

No Break Between Seasons

Savor the season, but most of all, give thanks for your tribe—and feed them well.

by Jen Ede





Holiday Blitz

Area artisans ramp up during the holiday season.

by Molly Rippinger





Edible Cooks

Show Your Local Chocolatier Some Love

Chocolate probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks about Wisconsin, but the Midwest is home to a unique variety of chocolatiers, each one bringing a unique individual approach to the confection.

by Jen Janviere


Local Heroes


The little bakery that could.

by Jenna Kashou





Back of the House

Milwaukee’s Women Chefs Pave the Way

No one would call Milwaukee’s female chefs pretentious. They aren’t seeking fame or showboating their successes. Instead, these women are approachable, humble and passionate about their craft.

by Molly Rippinger


Cream City Libations

Soaps, Suds and Other Duds

Gifts for the beer lovers in your life.

by Nick Rasmussen





Edible Culture

Go (Cold) Pack Go!

Exploring cold pack cheese spread.

by Brett Kell





Vintage Eats

By Way of Spices

Few things conjure the spirit of the holidays better than the scent of cinnamon, cloves, vanilla and nutmeg. These flavors have long been popular with Milwaukeeans.

by Erika Janik




Edible Cooks

The Easy Elegance of a Trifle

Trifles have been done a great injustice. My mission is to redeem them! To put the trifle back on your holiday table in a place of honor to be admired and savored by all.

by Christina Ward




MKE Mixology

Rum Balls: The Perfect Boozy Bringalong

There are lots of good reasons to love them. Perhaps the most obvious reason is, there’s rum in them. And chocolate.

by Dy Godsey




Produce Report

What’s in Season

While summer days may be a thing of the past, fresh Wisconsin produce during the winter months doesn’t have to be.

by Edible Milwaukee staff




Kids Table

Kid-Friendly Presents to Give and Receive

While making homemade edible gifts during the holiday season is a great way to show love and thoughtfulness for family and friends, it’s also a great opportunity to support local food producers and retailers.

by Francie Szostak


 Last Bite

Down With Pumpkin and Up With Sweet Potato Pie

Ask DJ Tarik Moody about food and he always has something to tell you. An avid cook and food enthusiast, Tarik is known about town equally well for the new flavors he introduces via his show, Rhythm Lab Radio on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, as for his love of late night eats.

Q&A with Tarik Moody