Amanda on August 28th, 2014

Hurry, grilling season is almost over. Be sure to enjoy our top 4 flavorful Wisconsin brats on your grill while you still can. Make sure to check out our grilling page for all of our grilling meats. With a wide variety of bratwurst, we are sure to have something for everyone!

Nueske Applewood Smoked Bratwurst tastes like it is right from the smokehouse of Nueske family ancestors. The smoked bratwurst are made from lean, tender cuts of pork and beef seasoned with a secret family recipe to impart a truly authentic Old World flavor. Applewood smoked, and wrapped in tender, natural casings. This smoked bratwurst will set a new standard of taste and quality at your house. No wonder it’s one of our most popular brats!  This makes a great addition to your next tailgating party.

 Bacon Cheddar Cheese Brats by Nueske’s are a combination of great Wisconsin foods – bratwurst, cheddar cheese and bacon. Who doesn’t love bratwurst, cheese, and bacon!?Genuine Wisconsin cheddar cheese and outstanding Nueske’s Applewood smoked bacon are added to Nueske’s famous pork and beef brats. The rich, multi-layered flavor of these brats is enhanced by select spices, slow smoking over glowing Applewood embers, and tender natural casings. Bacon Cheddar Cheese Brats are fully cooked and ready to heat and serve, perfect for your next cookout and a great addition to your outdoor celebrations.

Your choice of the Nurnberger Original Style Bratwurst or the Nurnberger Curry Bratwurst in a 5 lb. box. This is the original long and skinny bratwurst made with beef and pork. Both the Original German Style Nurnberger and the Curry Bratwursts are pre-cooked and ready for your grill or frying pan! The curry bratwurst is very lean and juicy with a good touch of curry.



Bavaria’s Octoberfest Bratwurst Sampler 1 includes one 4 pack of Knackwurst, one 5 pack of pre-cooked Red Lager Beer Bratwurst, one 6 pack of Nurnberger Bratwurst, one 5 pack of Munich Weisswurst and one 5 pack of Smoked Beer Bratwurst. Approximately 5-6 lbs. This Octoberfest Bratwurst Sampler makes for the perfect German Oktoberfest grill out. It’s no secret as to why this is one of our most popular bratwurst products.



Aaron on August 21st, 2014

It’s football season, and in Wisconsin that means Packer games are the center of attention. Do you invite people over to watch the game? Spice up your game day experience with some Packer-themed snacks!

Green Bay Packers Popcorn Gift Tin - 3 GallonThis 3 gallon Green Bay Packers Popcorn Gift Tin will delight popcorn loving Packer Backers. Filled to the brim with Knight’s Gourmet Popcorn, choose from three delicious flavor options: Gourmet White Popcorn, 3-Way Popcorn Mix, or Gourmet Kettle Corn. Gourmet White is a tender, slightly smaller kernel that melts in your mouth. The 3-Way Mix includes Gourmet White, sweet buttery Caramel Corn, and Double Cheddar Cheese Corn in a divided tin. Gourmet Kettle Corn is a slightly salty, slightly sweet blend that is truly irresistible, just like at the County Fair. Makes a great gift and is the perfect snack for game day or any day.


NFL Green Bay Packers Snack Sticks CanisterThis Green Bay Packer Sports Canister comes with convenient 2.75 ounce size wrapped beef sticks and cheese sticks. Your choice of 36 twin packs – either the all-beef snack sticks with cheddar cheese food sticks or the all-beef snack sticks with jalapeno cheese food sticks. Great gift for Packer fans!




Green Bay Packers Decorated Sugar CookiesThe Green Bay Packers Decorated Sugar Cookies is a tasty way to cheer on the green and gold. The sugar cookie gift tin will complete your tailgate party. All 20 sugar cookies are homemade and individually hand decorated. The sugar cookies are then attractively packaged in the gift tin with a ribbon wrapped around it. Designs and decorations of cookies may vary. Go Pack Go!


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Amanda on August 14th, 2014

August is National Goat Cheese Month. Goat cheese uses goat milk rather than cow milk. The reason why August is a prime time for goat cheese has a lot to do with what the goats are eating. During the month of August, goats have a wide variety of plants and berries to consume, which provides the cheese to produce more flavors. Click here for more information on goat cheese.  Here are four goat cheese products by Mt. Sterling Cheese.  Be sure to check out our other varieties of Wisconsin cheese.


Mt. Sterling Cheese Coop offers this mild natural cheddar style goat’s milk Wisconsin cheese made from raw, not pasteurized milk, and then aged a minimum of 60 days. The raw goat milk is not pasteurized in the cheesemaking process, only heat-treated. Enjoy four 8 oz. packages of goat milk cheddar cheese. This Wisconsin cheese is Mt. Sterling’s most popular product and has won the Gold Medal at the American Dairy Goat Products Association contest and also took awards at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Mt. Sterling’s mild flavored jack flavor goat’s milk cheese is made from pasteurized milk. Enjoy a 3 lb. shipment of Wisconsin jack flavored goat cheese that includes one 8 oz. package each of flavors: Jalapeno, Dill, Chive, Garlic, Black Olive and Balsamic Vinegar, and Tomato/Basil. Mt. Sterling’s product line of world class, award-winning goat cheeses are 100% natural, made with goat’s milk from producers dedicated to sustainable farming practices.


Sterling Reserve is a raw milk goat cheddar cheese produced by Mt. Sterling Cheese Coop. This authentic cave-aged, natural rinded, raw milk cheddar goat cheese captured a silver medal in the 2010 World Cheese Championship. Sterling Reserve is simple in nature, powerful in presence, and complex in flavor, the result of aging in a true cave environment for a minimum of 90 days. Try this award-winning artisan goat cheese in your choice of half moon (approx. 1 lb.), or whole daisy (approx. 2 lb. wheel).


Mt. Sterling Cheese Coop offers this Goat Milk Mozzarella Cheese made from pasteurized goat milk. This stirred-curd cheese while a little drier than traditional mozzarella, has a wonderfully mild taste and is perfect for cooking or snacking. Enjoy four 8 oz. packages of this tasty mozzarella cheese. Mt. Sterling’s product line of world class, award-winning goat cheeses are 100% natural, made with goat’s milk from producers dedicated to sustainable farming practices.


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Aaron on August 7th, 2014

Are you a morning person? If you’re up bright and early, great — you can start making breakfast while I catch another three hours of sleep.

Whether you’re the one making breakfast, or the one waking up to it, here are three treats to brighten up your morning:

1. A fresh cup of coffee

Gourmet Coffee of the Month Club - 6 months

Coffee is the standard morning beverage all over the world. There’s nothing quite like a fresh cup to wake you up. Door County Coffee & Tea Co. is a small, family-owned business roasting coffee in small batches to exacting specifications, and they make the best cup of coffee you’ve ever tasted.

2. A warm kringle

O & H Danish Kringle

A kringle is an exquisite coffee-cake made of many feather light layers of Danish pastry, filled with choice pecans, almond paste, or a variety of homemade fruit fillings. Kringle is quite possibly the best breakfast pastry ever made. O & H makes amazing Danish kringle in Racine, Wisconsin.

3. The smell of bacon

Nueske's Gourmet Bacon Assortment Gift Box

Bacon is one of the most beloved breakfast foods in the nation, and Nueske’s famous Applewood-smoked Bacon is life-changing.


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Wisconsin Ranks #1 in U.S for cheese production, among others, with over 600 varieties of award-winning cheese. Did you know that there are more than 10,500 dairy farms in Wisconsin?  Other than being #1 in the U.S for cheese production, Wisconsin also ranks #1 in cranberry production. provides customers with cheese and cranberry products from Wisconsin artisans. To find out more about Wisconsin agriculture click here.

The award winning Havarti Cheese by Decatur Dairy is a smooth and creamy delight produced by Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker, Steve Stettler. Two pound pieces of cheese are available in both plain and flavors including Dill, Pepper, Caraway, Black Olive and Horseradish. At the 2014 World Championship Cheese Contest, the Havarti plain captured 3rd Place for Havarti; the Dill Havarti took 2nd Place in the Flavored Havarti Class. Treat yourself or someone who appreciates the finest in cheese with this exceptional selection.


Sweetened Dried Cranberries in bulk quantities by Rubi Reds come in a 10 lb. or 25 lb bulk box. The moist texture of these sweetened dried cranberries will be a great complement in baked goods, salads, dressings, and meats. Rubi Reds uses a proprietary processing technique to process their fruit that leaves 95% of the fruit pectin and over 50% of the natural acid and brix in the fruit. These products are not a by-product of juice and use only pure sugar (un-inverted), ensuring that these products are of the highest quality. Rubi Reds has complete quality control of the cranberry process from start to finish. Care is consistent in the growing, harvesting, cleaning, and handling to the final step of processing.


The Widmer Cheese Trio Gift Box by Nueske is an assortment of gourmet Wisconsin cheeses and a Nueske Pork and Beef Summer Sausage. Enjoy Mild Cheddar, Mild Brick, and Colby made by third generation cheesemaker Joe Widmer using the recipes and cheese forms from his grandfather. These Widmer cheeses are made with premium Wisconsin cow’s milk and have old-fashioned flavor. The Widmer Cheese Trio is packed in a handsome gift box and makes a perfect gift for any occasion.



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