Wisconsin Foodie

Wisconsin Foodie

Searching for Video

Upcoming Episodes

Westson's Antique Apple Orchard

– Westson's Antique Apple Orchard Visit one of Wisconsin’s original apple orchards, where more than 120 apple varieties, some on the verge of extinction, are treated as art. Tour the orchard with owner Kenneth Weston and his daughter Genevieve, and make cider with Ethan Keller. Follow the cider the New Glarus Brewery, and then visit Apple Sauced, an event hosted by Edible Milwaukee and MKEfoodies.

Sun, Jul 2 at 6:00 am on WTTW Prime

Wed, Jun 28 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Rushing Waters

Kyle Cherek and crew travel to Palmyra, WI to visit Rushing Waters Fisheries, Wisconsin’s largest trout farm nestled on 80 acres of pristine forest and valleys at the edge of the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest. Peter Fritsch, president of Rushing Waters offers a tour. Kyle makes a noble attempt to catch his own dinner. Later, fish is followed from the pond to the kitchen. Chef Zachary Combs shares his favorite recipes, including Trout Almondine.

Sun, Jul 9 at 6:00 am on WTTW Prime

Wed, Jul 5 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jul 4 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Ardent

Chef Justin Carlisle of Ardent Restaurant in Milwaukee discusses his philosophies in the kitchen and how his family impacts the menu. Justin leads a tour of his family’s farm in Sparta, where he gets many of the products for his restaurant, including beef. Gary Craig of Craig's Meat talks about the butcher/family/chef relationship. Kyle meets Justin back in the kitchen for a small tasting menu that reflects his present culinary style that's very much rooted in the past. Finally, after the doors are closed at Ardent, they re-open an hour later as Red Light Ramen, a late night Ramen shop featuring a very traditional style Ramen and untraditional crowd.

Wed, Jul 12 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jul 11 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Sun, Jul 16 at 6:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sourdough

Two of Wisconsin’s preeminent sourdough bakers are featured. At Amaranth Bakery in Milwaukee, husband and wife owners David Boucher and Stephanie Shipley talk about their 2006 opening in the Walnut Hill neighborhood, an area once considered a food desert. Nine years later, this small inconspicuous bakery is creating some of the best artisanal sourdough breads in the state. Their amazing made-from-scratch soups and quiches have made it a meeting spot for the community. In Madison, Andrew Hutchison, co-owner of Madison Sourdough goes through the process of making one of their famous sourdough Miche. Andrew also offers a tour of the cafe, new French style patisserie and grain mill

Sun, Jul 23 at 6:00 am on WTTW Prime

Wed, Jul 19 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jul 18 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Roelli Cheese / Driftless Cafe

Wisconsin Foodie travels to Shullsburg, WI and meets with Chris Roelli of Roelli Cheese. A behind the scenes tour shows the process of making one of Wisconsin’s most unique and innovative cheeses, Dunbarton Blue. In Viroqua, WI, Luke Zahm, owner and chef at the Driftless Cafe prepares two incredible dishes that incorporate Roelli Cheese.

Sun, Jul 30 at 6:00 am on WTTW Prime

Wed, Jul 26 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jul 25 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Deer Hunt / Butcher

Wisconsin Foodie goes deer hunting with expert hunter Keith Warnke. Before the hunt, Kyle Cherek meets Keith at a shooting range in Eagle, WI to get some tips on shooting and hunter safety. They travel to VonRueden farm in Columbus to try and hunt deer. Keith makes his way to MATC in Milwaukee, WI to meet with culinary instructor Jack Kuestner. There, Keith and Jack demonstrate proper techniques for venison butchery and cookery.

Wed, Aug 2 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Aug 1 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Wisconsin State Fair

In this episode of Wisconsin Foodie Kyle Cherek and Jessica Bell explore the fine culinary delicacies of the Wisconsin State Fair. From maple glazed pork belly wrapped in bacon and deep fried brownies on a stick to the Wis”cone”sin and the iconic Cream Puff, we explore all the fair has to offer.

Tue, Aug 8 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Wed, Aug 9 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Honeyvalley Apiary / Michael Fields Agriculture

In this episode of Wisconsin Foodie Kyle Cherek visits the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in East Troy, WI. Kyle tours the grounds with the Garden Manager, Christine Welcher, eventually sitting down to a white linen dinner on the farm prepared by Tyler Salsbury of the Black Sheep. Chef Tyler utilizes what’s in season and what’s coming from the fields for an outstanding dinner on the farm. We also profile Dan O’Leary. Dan has been caring for the bees of Michael Fields for 15 years and is a multi generational beekeeper. We follow Dan as he collects and extracts honey from the hives.

Wed, Aug 16 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Aug 15 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Wild Tomato / Island Orchard Cider

In this episode of Wisconsin Foodie Kyle and Jessica travel to Door County to feature two successful food families making their mark in Door County. First we stop at the Wild Tomato in Fish Creek and meet owners Sara and Britton Unkefer. Kyle tries his hand at making some of their incredible wood fire pizza. We then take the pizza to go and head north to Bier Zot, their specialty beer bar that focuses on European and aged beers. In the second segment we meet Bob and Yannique Purman, owners of Island Orchard Cider. Jessica Bell travels through Death’s Door to meet Bob and Yannique at their orchard on Washington Island.

Wed, Aug 23 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Aug 22 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Gordon Edgar Cheddar Tour / Hooks 20 Year Dinner

In this episode of Wisconsin Foodie we celebrate everyone’s favorite cheese, Cheddar! First we profile Gordon Edgar, famous Californian Cheesemonger by day and cheese writer by night. Gordon has come to WI, his second home, with his new book “Cheddar” and tours a group of enthusiasts through some of his favorite cheddar makers Hennings and Widmers. In our second segment, Kyle travels to L Etoile resturant in Madison for a dinner that brings together three of the best chefs in Wisconsin to celebrate Tony Hook’s special 20 year old cheddar. Chef’s Tory Miller, Justin Aprahamian and Justin Carlisle each prepare a course using a different aged cheddar culminating in the big reveal...Hooks 20 year cheddar.

Wed, Aug 30 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Aug 29 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

B&E Trees : Wiscopop : Kickapoo

Sat, Jul 15 at 10:30 am on WTTW HD

Briess Malting : Central Waters

Sat, Jul 22 at 10:30 am on WTTW HD

Crave Brothers Dairy

Sat, Jul 29 at 10:30 am on WTTW HD

Death's Door : Juniper Harvest

Sat, Aug 5 at 10:30 am on WTTW HD

Norske Nook : Mr Dyes Pies

Sat, Aug 26 at 10:30 am on WTTW HD

comments powered by Disqus

Related Thank-You Gifts

WTTW Window Decal

Donate $5.00 or more to receive this gift as our way of saying "thank you!"

WTTW Tote Bag

Donate $40.00 or more to receive this gift as our way of saying "thank you!"

Basic Membership with WTTW Apron

Donate $60.00 or more to receive this gift as our way of saying "thank you!"

Producer's Circle Premier MemberCard and the Ultimate WTTW Gift Collection

Donate $365.00 or more to receive this gift as our way of saying "thank you!"

Thanks to our
generous sponsors