Archives: March 2023

“Curious Kit”

Steven Robbins set a goal of capturing a photo of a fox after hearing about two young kits in the area. He set out for Heckrodt Wetland Reserve in Menasha and got exactly what he was aiming for. “I was lucky enough to see this one pop out of its den just long enough to READ MORE

Fish Fry Switch Up

“My family loves Friday Fish Frys at home. We’re looking for a new recipe for breading and seasoning. What’s your favorite? —Charlie, Hortonville A. Friday Fish Frys, whether in our favorite restaurants and taverns or at home, are a Wisconsin staple. The debate usually involves the preference of breaded or battered fish. Both can be READ MORE

Cassandra Ann VanDreese

Posted on Mar. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

Art medium: Watercolor. Beginning to dabble into charcoal sketches. Were you always interested in following a creative path? I have always loved to create—mostly DIY building, home decor or kids’ crafts. Why focus on watercolor? In 2020, when the world shifted, I needed an outlet. I am a Critical  Care Nurse with three young kids READ MORE


Posted on Mar. 1, 2023 by Grace Olson

Ryan Lanning was moonlighting as one of the New Dublin Leprechauns when he chose to capture this moment in 2021. “It was a staged shot of a Leprechaun sitting on the top of the city limits sign (he eventually fell off) trying to catch a hammer thrown by another Leprechaun for a live television shot,” READ MORE

Hollandaise Disaster!

Q. I’ve tried to make hollandaise sauce and it was a disaster! What are your tips for making it silky smooth? —Elowen, Greenville A. Hollandaise is one of the five “mother sauces” by which all other sauces are derived. It is an “emulsified” sauce, which means there are two ingredients that are permanently combined that READ MORE

Rachel Kmecheck

Posted on Mar. 1, 2023 by Grace Olson

Art medium: Intaglio printmaking and watercolor. Were you always interested in following a creative path? Yes, my life has always had a creative path to it. My creative path was not a straight path, but it has been a wonderful journey so far. Why a focus on medieval times? As a child, I always loved READ MORE