Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

It’s October, and fall is officially here. The sun is setting sooner, the leaves are turning, and football has consumed many a household. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays all usually have some form of football on our family’s schedule.

Cooking can be confusing, and I’m not just talking about the different processes, techniques and tricks that expert, seasoned cooks know about. Ingredients can also be confusing and even misleading.

A small Outagamie County city not too far from Green Bay claims to be the birthplace of the hamburger, and its creator, Hamburger Charlie, is remembered with a community statue in his likeness and an annual celebration 30 years running. At this year’s recent festival, organizers served up a …

Not much beats a ripe, juicy peach, and this is the time for the fruit trucks to make their way north to sell their produce. I missed the first one to pass through our community, but I already have the next stop on my calendar.

I can hardly believe that when this column prints our family will be in the midst of a crazy, sleep-deprived run with our county fair. As I write this, preparations are in full swing.