EATS + DRINKS

Feast of The Field

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Three years ago, Troy Community Gardens, the only CSA fully grown and operated within Madison city limits, decided to launch one more service for its members and its northeast neighborhood—wood-fired pizzas.

Fill’er Up

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A stop at Trixie’s Growlers to go-go on East Washington should be on the radar of any craft beer enthusiast. A liquor store since 1968, Colleen and Chris Welch opened Trixie’s about seven years ago, and the tavern room more recently.

A Spicy Fix

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First launched as Ethnic Spicery in 2012, husband and wife duo Sara Parthasarathy and Partha Sabniviss rebranded their Indian meal kits Flavor Temptations in 2014.

A Seasonal Flair

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Why should you care about incorporating seasonal flavors into your baking and cooking? Experimenting can broaden culinary horizons and expose taste buds to new and exciting flavors. In fact, you might fall in love with something you’ve never tried before!

A Connoisseur’s Palate

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Curating a wine boutique for a living definitely has its perks—like cultivating vino knowledge on par with that of a sommelier. Thus, take advantage of these expert tips when choosing which bottles to next take home.

DIY Pecan Crust

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The combination of high quality ingredients and well-executed small batch production is the key to making all things at Tart delicious. And all of the goodies we make stem from tried and true, gently tweaked recipes we’ve used in our homes for ages, like this pecan crust recipe.

Buttercream That’s To “Di” For

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I’m not claiming this is the best buttercream recipe ever, or the technically correct way to make this classic icing. I’ve never attended culinary school or had any formal bakery training. But this is the recipe I consistently use for my cupcake business and my customers really like it!

GET JUICED

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Joanna (Jo) Um and Joyce Cullen, owners of Saints Madison Juice Company, are squeezing fruits and veggies to help others optimize their health.