Crafting the Perfect Cheese Tray…and More!
The perfect cheese tray is a delectable art, and one made much easier through the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board's brochure, Simply Sensational. The cheese tray is often the perfect side to take to any function and usually travels well. This brochure is the ultimate resource for serving and pairing cheese with beautiful photography and content dedicated to cheese courses, cheese and beverage pairings, cheese for dessert and, of course, cheese trays. Find fabulous ideas for your next event in Simply Sensational. The free brochure is available to view online or as a downloadable PDF.
New Issue of Grate. Pair. Share. Offers Brunch Ideas Perfect for Easter Weekend
The new spring issue of Grate. Pair. Share. from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board is filled with sweet and savory brunch recipes that incorporate fresh, spring flavors and a variety of Wisconsin Cheeses. The issue features a wide spectrum of brunch dishes: egg-based recipes, spicy dishes, waffles, pancakes, French toast and breakfast breads, many created by top chefs from around the country. Readers will also find a guide to building an omelet with the perfect Wisconsin Cheese pairing.
2014 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown
Wisconsin Cheese and the Grilled Cheese Academy are happy to announce the 2014 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown begins today! This year, the contest is bigger than ever with $20,000 in prizes and more chances to win. Visit www.GrilledCheeseAcademy.com or your local cheese retailer for full details.
April Wisconsin Dairy News
Check out this month's Wisconsin Dairy News. April 7 - WI Grilled Cheese Championship: People are passionate about grilled cheese sandwiches and at the Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship contest coming up in Dodgeville they'll prove it! April 14 - Bon Bree Brick: See how one dairy farmer's effort to bring back a favorite regional cheese is evoking memories for those who recall this cheese from the past. April 21 - Wausome Wafers: A Wausau entrepreneur has invented the perfect snack chip made with one hundred percent Wisconsin cheese! April 28 - Butter Boom: Butter consumption is at its highest level in 40 years as consumers seek foods containing natural ingredients. Find out more about why consumers are saying, "Pass the butter, please!"
WMMB Director Nomination Period Extended in District 4
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection has extended the WMMB director nomination period for District 4 (Barron and Polk counties) to March 14, 2014. Nominations for all other districts have been closed. For more information about WMMB elections and to download a nomination packet, visit the WMMB Elections webpage.
March Wisconsin Dairy News
With the hope of warmer weather come five new Wisconsin Dairy News segments: Mar. 3 - Vern's Cheese 50th: Vern's Cheese in Chilton celebrates 50 years of quality cheese distribution. Mar. 10 - Sandy Toney: The World Championship Cheese Contest honors its first woman judge selected to wear the prestigious "red hat." Mar. 17 - Sam Tauchen: Meet one of this year's National Collegiate Agriculture Ambassadors. Mar. 24 - Artisan Cheese Exchange: Learn how this small business filled a niche with a new cheese, successful at home and abroad. Mar. 31 - Children's Museum of Eau Claire Dairy Exhibit: Check out Eau Claire's new family dairy farm exhibit.
12th Annual Young Dairy Producer Educational Scholarship
The Southwestern Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association announces their 12th Annual Young Dairy Producer Educational $2,000 Scholarship to encourage young dairy producers to continue in the dairy industry and help maintain the supply of milk to area cheese plants. Application deadline is March 31, 2014. Visit this link for more detail and application forms.
America's Dairyland is My Land
Join WMMB this year as we explore how the dairy industry gives Wisconsin residents more than just delicious food products. We’ll showcase some of the different faces and lives of those who are proud to call America’s Dairyland their land. Visit our Facebook and YouTube sites to learn more and share how you make this great state YOUR Dairyland.
February Wisconsin Dairy News
Winter doesn't slow the dairy industry, as evidenced in our February Wisconsin Dairy News segments: Feb. 3 - Cheese & Chocolate Pairing: We visit with a local chocolatier for creative cheese pairing ideas; Feb. 10 - Henning's 100th Anniversary: Celebrate a century of award-winning cheesemaking with Henning's Cheese; Feb. 17 - Cheese Curd Crawl: Track a group of fried curd fanatics on their Wisconsin cheese curd crawl; Feb. 24 - Kefir: Learn how Kefir offers consumers another option to contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
WMMB Director Elections Underway
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced the nine districts involved in the 2014 Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) director elections. Visit the WMMB Elections website for more information and to download a nomination form. Nomination forms must be completed and submitted to DATCP by February 21.