Liz Setterfield

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40 things the hippies were right about

40 things the hippies were right about

“Forget antiwar protests, Woodstock, even long hair. The real legacy of the sixties generation is the computer revolution.”

A Valentine to Milwaukee

A Valentine to Milwaukee

Roses are red, violets are blue, Milwaukee — here’s what we love about you.

Tidbits: Hey, cupcake!
Tidbits

Hey, cupcake!

It's subtle, mellow and sophisticated. And it's taking over the world. What is it?

Tidbits: Beer, shopping and furniture made from scraps
Tidbits

Beer, shopping and furniture made from scraps

Lakefront Brewery is hatching plans for a launch of its latest brew, among other news...

Book redeems oft-failed chef

Book redeems oft-failed chef

Who is this Jim Lahey? And what is this no-knead, in-a-pot method that turns once-hopeless bakers into gods?

The top things for which we are grateful

The top things for which we are grateful

Letterman has his Top 10 List, and Oprah has her gratitude journal. We — at this time of thanksgiving — thought that it would be fun to blend the two and compile a list of things we are grateful for.

Got organic milk?

Got organic milk?

Great. But would you be annoyed to find out that it came from a factory farm?

Passing grades: Parents push for nutritious school lunches
Passing grades

Parents push for nutritious school lunches

I realized that there were more standards in place for dog food than there were for our own kids

Cold Comfort: Summertime, and the sweet treats are freezing
Cold Comfort

Summertime, and the sweet treats are freezing

Ever meet a person who doesn’t like ice cream? Me, neither. Ice cream is a great uniter of people. All religions, creeds, races, nationalities and ages agree … we are happy to indulge in a scoop, whether it be gelato, soy-based, frozen custard or the old-style creamy stuff. Movie-makers would have us believe that every […]

Tidbits: News You Need to Know
Tidbits

News You Need to Know

“It was once suggested, to illustrate the chaotic and unpredictable way in which natural systems behave, that the beat of a butterfly’s wing in China can eventually trigger a hurricane in the Atlantic.” -- -The Economist, 8 September 2007.