Watch Chef Brittany Greene on Today's WTMJ 4 Milwaukee on August 30th at 4:25p. Chef Greene will be demonstrating how to prepare brine for a brisket to either smoke or grill in preparation for a Labor Day cookout!
The time is upon us…the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day weekend. While I mourn the days at the beach, Milwaukee summer festivals and long days filled with sunshine I also am excited to fall into Autumn. The bountiful harvest of fall is just beginning to come to fruition. The days are a bit shorter and the call of the apple orchards and pumpkin patches can be heard if you listen closely. My family celebrates Labor Day with a good old fashioned cookout. You can’t go wrong with enjoying great weather, great friends and family and delicious food! This year I am preparing a brisket. Brisket is a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest of beef. The beef brisket is one of the nine be
While we are about to see Labor Day come and go, the opportunity to can and preserve a little piece of summer is far from expired. With bushels of juicy tomatoes, plump colorful fruits and firm cucumbers dropping from the vine - it’s time to can! Every summer I make batches of jams, jellies, salsa and sauce to last us through the winter months. I also make sure to share the love and hand them out to family and friends with the objective to inspire them to make the common canned goods they use at home, instead of buying them from the store. It is amazing how everyday real food grown fresh from the garden can be stored on your pantry shelves. Yes, this is an all-day project but worth the time
Bagpipes, Irish Dancing & Guinness…three of the many reasons to head down to Milwaukee’s Irish Fest next Thursday, August 16th through Sunday, August 19th. Irish Fest is the largest of the ethnic festivals held at the Summerfest grounds and holds claim to the largest celebration of Irish Culture in the world, with more than 130,000 people in attendance each year. Nearly 250 acts take the stage on 17 different stages throughout the Henry Maier Festival Grounds. The four-day festival started in 1981 and continues to be a destination for people to celebrate the Irish culture! Irish people the world over come to see the festival from as far off as England, Scotland, Egypt, Pakistan and Ireland i
August; the “Sunday” of Summer. Kids are getting ready to go back to school, the busy Summer is slowing down, and it feels like Fall is right around the corner! While it may feel like Summer is coming to an end, there is still plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful weather and all of the outdoor activities that Milwaukee offers! Milwaukee is known for its concerts & festivals, but the options for outdoor adventure is just another reason why our city is a perfect travel destination! Get your paddles, hiking shoes and beach attire ready for a weekend of adventure! Check out some of these outdoor exploration ideas while planning your next trip to Milwaukee! Urban Ecology Center "The Urban Ecolog