Amanda on August 27th, 2015

Football season is here. In Wisconsin, that means Packer season. Tailgating and game day parties can keep us busy for the next 4-5 months. While bratwurst and beer might be the staple diet for Packer fans in Fall, popcorn can be a great option for healthy snacking. Here are a few Packer-themed popcorn products to salt up your football celebrations:

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.

Caramel Apple Corn 2-Pack - 2 LBSThe Caramel Apple Corn 2-Pack is two bags of this delicious sweet and salty snack. This made from scratch caramel corn is a unique combination of tart and sweet caramelized popcorn, a crunchy combination of caramel apple infused and crispy caramelized popcorn. The Caramel Apple Corn 2-Pack by Wisconsin Dairyland Fudge includes two 1 lb. bags each packaged in clear cellophane. Enjoy as a snack at home, at your next party, or send it to a college student to snack on while studying.

Green Bay Packers Popcorn Gift Tin - 1 Gallon

This Green Bay Packers Popcorn Gift Tin makes a thoughtful gift for any Packers fan. The 1-gallon tin is filled with your choice of 5 gourmet flavors by Knight’s Gourmet Popcorn. Select your favorite from these delectable options:

Original Gourmet White is slightly smaller and more tender kernel than what you are used to eating at the movie theater. It almost melts in your mouth and is a favorite of anyone who tries it! Double Cheddar Cheese is made with real butter and double dipped in cheese to make sure that every kernel is coated. As a Wisconsin based company we definitely know our cheesy popcorn! Gourmet Kettle Corn is a truly irresistible slightly salty, slightly sweet blend. It’s as good as you remember from the County Fair! Caramel Corn is full of flavor and loaded with sweetness. This sweet buttery-toffee style caramel corn will leave you satisfied and reaching for another handful! Milwaukee Mix is a special combination of Gourmet White, Double Cheddar Cheese, and Caramel Corn. It’s a treat fit for a king!

Bacon Caramel Corn 2-Pack - 2 LBSThe Bacon Caramel Corn 2-Pack has bits of Applewood Smoked Bacon added for a unique, crispy taste! The Bacon Caramel Corn 2-Pack by Wisconsin Dairyland Fudge includes two 1 lb. bags each packaged in clear cellophane. Enjoy as a snack at home, at your next party, or send it to a college student to snack on while studying.

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Amanda on August 13th, 2015

Is there a better way to cool off in summer than a couple scoops of Babcock ice cream at the Memorial Union terrace?

Memorial Union Terrace

The UW Babcock Dairy Plant has been making and selling highly acclaimed gourmet Babcock ice cream for over 90 years on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The scenery is half of the experience, but if you can’t make it to the terrace, you can now fond memories of your favorite Babcock ice cream delivered to your door.

Babcock Ice Cream

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Aaron on July 30th, 2015

Most people look forward to summer. Warm weather, grilling season, ice cream, no school! But for others, summer represents the dreaded task of moving. August is one of the most common times to move. Even if you’re lucky enough to have friends help carry your heavy furniture in exchange for a 6-pack, moving is simply not fun.

But there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. A new home and a fresh start. If you know someone who is moving soon, you can make the experience even better with a nice housewarming gift!

Here are a few housewarming gifts that are the perfect way to end a grueling move:

Door County Sampler Gift BoxThe Door County Sampler Gift Box includes products from some of Door County’s finest and most well-known businesses. You and your friends can enjoy Door County in the comfort of your own home! Some of the contents included in the Door County Sampler Gift Box are Coffee, Cherry Jams, Applesauce, Sausage Sticks, Chips, Mustard, Pancake Mix, Chocolate Covered Cherries, and Maple Syrup, neatly packaged in your choice of either a decorative wood box or dark forest green gift box. A unique housewarming gift for the family to share!

Home Sweet Home Popcorn Gift BoxThe Home Sweet Home Popcorn Gift Box is perfect gift whether you are welcoming someone to their new home or visiting friends or family. Included in the gift box are 15 oz. each of Wisconsin White Birch Popcorn, Red River Valley Popcorn and High Mountain Midnight Popcorn In addition, the gift box includes White Cheddar Popcorn Seasoning, 1.8 oz. and Fireworks Popcorn Salt, 3.9 oz. All the popcorn in this gift box pops up white.

 

Taste of Wisconsin Gift Basket

The Taste of Wisconsin Gift Basket is loaded with great food made in Wisconsin. Each basket will be generously filled with delicious Wisconsin cheese, sausage, soda, popcorn, cookies, and more. There are so many tasty Wisconsin foods that there is not enough room in this gift basket for everything!

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Aaron on July 16th, 2015

Chocolate Shoppe Ice CreamChocolate Shoppe Ice Cream is a family-owned business established in 1962. Located in Madison, Wisconsin, the Chocolate Shoppe prides itself in manufacturing super premium ice cream. It’s super premium because it’s made with rich Wisconsin cream (with a high butterfat content), delicious natural ingredients, and no BGH additives. In addition to ice cream, the company produces sorbet, sherbet, non-fat yogurt, and no sugar added ice cream.

All products offer exceptional quality and unbeatable value. A wide variety of flavors include many Wisconsin State Fair Award Winners. According to the Chocolate Shoppe, their ice cream is “not low-fat, low-calorie, or low-anything, and that’s why everyone loves it.”

A few of Chocolate Shoppe’s delicious flavors include:

  • Butter Pecan
  • Mackinac Island Fudge
  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Turtle
  • Zanzibar Chocolate
  • Old Fashioned Vanilla

Want to try them all? A variety pack can be shipped in dry ice, directly to your door.

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Aaron on July 2nd, 2015

Munich WeisswurstWeisswurst is a traditional Bavarian sausage that is very tender and mild. Although not as common as beef bratwurst in the United States, delicious Weisswurst can still be found around Wisconsin if you know where to look.

Typically made from veal and pork, Weisswurst is flavored with a variety of spices, including onion, parsley, lemon, ginger, nutmeg, and cardamom. Traditionally, before modern refrigeration techniques, Weisswurst was eaten in the morning because the sausage was made fresh daily, and would go bad by the afternoon. To this day, if you travel to Germany you will often find it served for breakfast.

If you have never tasted Weisswurst, I encourage you to try this delicious Bavarian specialty!

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