Cheeses of Wisconsin: A Culinary Travel Guide

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Wisconsin makes more specialty cheese than any other state, and this guide lists the best of the best cheesemakers and their cheeses. Connoisseur and food writer Jeanette Hurt embarks on a culinary tour throughout the entire state to find the most innovative and traditional artisans who lovingly and painstakingly cultivate numerous varieties of award-winning cow-, goat-, and sheep's-milk cheeses.

Hurt describes in words and photos how cheese and other dairy products such as ...

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Overview

Wisconsin makes more specialty cheese than any other state, and this guide lists the best of the best cheesemakers and their cheeses. Connoisseur and food writer Jeanette Hurt embarks on a culinary tour throughout the entire state to find the most innovative and traditional artisans who lovingly and painstakingly cultivate numerous varieties of award-winning cow-, goat-, and sheep's-milk cheeses.

Hurt describes in words and photos how cheese and other dairy products such as yogurt, ice cream, butter, and milk are made, and provides a detailed list of cheesemakers who accept visitors so you can watch the process firsthand. Also includes a map showing cheesemaker locations, where to buy Wisconsin cheese, resources for budding cheesemakers, recipes, wine and beer pairings, and travel advice.

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This versatile paperback combines the best features of a cheese primer, a culinary travel guide, and a recipe book. Food writer Jeanette Hurt first introduces readers to how various dairy products are made and then guides them on a map-enhanced tour of the state's premier cheese-related sites. The Cheeses of Wisconsin also contains recipes; suggestions for wine and beer pairings; and travel advice. An educational journey.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881507843
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,013,739
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeanette Hurt is an award-winning freelance writer who has contributed to numerous food, wine and travel publications including: Wine Enthusiast, Relish, and Budget Travel. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, her grandfather was a dairy farmer, and she knows her cheese. She is a former travel reporter for the Milwaukee Sentinel.

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