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  • Last month I recommended that people branch out and try some new cheeses. “Be brave,” I  said. This month I’m going to tempt you still further by dispelling the myth that...

  • As noted last month, we’ll be covering some more of my favorite cheeses in celebration of Dairy month...not that I need an excuse to talk about cheese. But first this breaking...

  • Stuart Mammel, Willy Street Co-op cheese buyer extraordinaire, is constantly using customer comments, vendor information, and our own team of dedicated cheese eaters (I mean...

  • Winter makes me crazy, but now that we’ve all (hopefully) survived the avalanche of snow, it’s time to take a look at what the winter madness has wrought upon the Deli. That’s...

  • When I was growing up I never looked forward to Thanksgiving dinner quite so much as I looked forward to the days after the holiday. That’s when my mom would take the leftover...

  • Did you know that as owners of the Willy Street Co-op you have an avenue for voicing opinions, making requests, and offering suggestions for how things are run? It is the...

  • Our newest Deli tradition, the annual Compendium of Wisconsin Cheese is here!

    There are 23 different Wisconsin cheesemakers supplying the Co-op at this time. Of those, 14...

  • This is my first newsletter article, so let me introduce myself: I’m Stuart Mammel, the Deli department’s Cheese Coordinator. I’m the third generation of my family to work in the grocery business...

  • There’s a big difference in fast food, convenient food and quick food–in taste, nutrition, and satisfaction. But let me define how I use my terms here. Fast food is what you get from the drive-...

  • Over the years in the Deli, we’ve tried to develop our hot foods menus around various cuisines from throughout the world. We’ve tried Peruvian, Senegalese, Japanese, French, Italian, and a host of...

  • It’s kind of funny, but when you work in a grocery store you often find that you don’t have any groceries in your house. On weekends I can spend hours wandering the aisles and checking out various...