Fermenting: Easy DIY Sauerkraut

Fermenting: Easy DIY Sauerkraut

Cabbage, salt, and a container—that’s all you need to make lacto-fermented sauerkraut. During a recent Community Cooks class held at The Body and Soul Healing Arts Center in Milwaukee, fermentation instructor Julie Toman explained the essentials of fermenting vegetables.

Instructor Julie Toman gets excited when talking about the benefits of fermentation.

Lacto-fermentation is a means of food preservation that’s been around for centuries. Recently, fermented foods, and some beverages, too (think kefir and kombucha), have gained momentum as a health food, largely due to the beneficial …

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Slow Soup, A Slow Food Fundraiser

Join us on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 from 6 pm to 9 pm for Slow Soup, a Slow Food WiSE Fundraiser!  Plan to sample soups from over 12 different local restaurants, hear from a few of our community’s great Food Leaders and learn more about the current Slow Food Programs.  With the money we raise at this event, we are able to make a difference in our local community. Our mission is to:

Connect people with good, clean and fair food.
Make slow food accessible to everyone. …

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Fast Gifts, Slow Cheese

Fast Gifts, Slow Cheese

Need a last-minute gift idea? When in doubt, just say cheese. And local live music… Throw in a craft brew or two and call it the best 2nd and Bruce Street gift around. Our friends at Clock Shadow Creamy in Walker’s Point are offering this eventful and tasty holiday package, which includes:

2 vouchers for a tour at Central Standard &
Milwaukee Brewing Co.

2 vouchers for a concert at Anodyne Coffee

2 vouchers for a cheese tour at Clock Shadow Creamery (plus a …

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Community Cooks Learn Korean Cuisine

Personal Chef Karen Gill shares her experiences in Asia and offers samples of soju to the Community Cooks group.

“Who here has tried soju?” asks Chef Karen Gill, as she pours a round of shots for the thirteen cooking students (all over 21) in her living room. “It’s about 20% ABV, made from rice.” In Korea, it’s not uncommon to walk the streets sipping on a bottle, she explains. But we stop after a modest taste and move into the kitchen, where we’re introduced to …

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Eat Local Resource Fair – Slow Food Presentation at 12 pm!

The Eat Local Resource Fair is an annual opportunity to celebrate local food. It offers tools, tips and ideas to take the Eat Local Challenge and to eat locally all year long.Meet & buy food directly from local vendors i…ncluding Angelic Bakehouse, Becky’s Bissful Bakery, The Noisy Kettle, Really goods, Stone Creeek Coffee and Top Note Tonics. Get your canning supplies & equipment from Blifferts Hardware.

Participate in useful workshops:
• 12:00 pm: Eating Healthy and Local with Slow Food WISE
Learn how to go beyond produce as …

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Slow Social and Annual Meeting 2014

Join us at Sugar Maple on Wednesday, April 30 at 6 pm for our next Slow Social. This one is special for a few of reasons.
Bos Meadery will be providing samples of their newly released Mead, it’s Milwaukee Beer Week (where else would you rather be during Beer Week?), and we’ll be celebrating our 2014 Annual Meeting.


You’ll get to vote for our incoming board members at 6:30 pmin back room of the Sugar Maple.  The short meeting will include an introduction of new board candidates, the vote to make them board members, and a highlights of this year’s Slow …

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Slow Food WiSE Slow Social at Prodigal Gastropub

Join us for a Slow Food “Slow Social” happy hour at Prodigal Gastropub on March 13, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Learn about Slow Food WiSE’s upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and our happenings for 2014.Prodigal offers the following Thursday Specials: $5 Select Apps, $5 Select Craft Beers, Cocktails & Wine Pours.

Please register in advance, so we know how many to expect.

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I can’t make it

If you have any questions about Slow Food WiSE, this particular event or registration please contact Brooke Seipel at …

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