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Stephen Rushmore Jr.

What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Mon, 10/27/08 11:50 PM (permalink)
What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty?
  • Butter Burgers (19%)
  • Sheboygan Brats (41%)
  • Kringle (12%)
  • Door County Fish Boil (5%)
  • Booyah (1%)
  • Cheese Curds (21%)
Total Votes = 734
 
#1
    kensandyeggo

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    RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 1:27 AM (permalink)
    Scandinavian girls.
     
    #2
      Twinwillow

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      RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 1:29 AM (permalink)
      That strong cheddar that comes in a crock. Still like it after all these years.
       
      #3
        1bbqboy

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        RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 2:30 AM (permalink)
        shouldn't beer have won?
         
        #4
          tracy20

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          RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 2:38 AM (permalink)
          I am torn on this one- I love Butter Burgers and here in Indiana getting a good cheese curd is the best!!! We only get these at a Culvers however, so I am not sure that I have had the "real" thing yet... I vote for all of the above, anything coming form Wisconsin that involves any type of cheese has to be darn good.... There is some good eats coming from these parts of of the U.S
           
          #5
            buffetbuster

            RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 5:34 AM (permalink)
            As much as I enjoy butter burgers and Sheboygan brats, I can't visit Wisconsin without a visit to Racine and enjoying a kringle. So, that was my choice.

            Had it been an option, I may have voted for hopple popple, though. Eating that dish at Benji's last year was one of my all-time favorite breakfasts. I have no idea if that is just a Wisconsin thing, though.

            Have never had booyah. Truthfully, had never heard of it before this poll. Looking forward to seeking it out on my next visit. Is it easy to find?
             
            #6
              mayor al

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              RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 5:46 AM (permalink)

              I will say that I have gained a great respect for ALL types of dishes and treats (and beverages) we have "discovered" in Wisconsin in the last couple of years! It is a treasure-house of good eating and drinking!!
               
              #7
                NebGuy

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                RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 8:59 AM (permalink)
                quote:
                Originally posted by buffetbuster

                Have never had booyah. Truthfully, had never heard of it before this poll. Looking forward to seeking it out on my next visit. Is it easy to find?

                I've never seen it in a restaurant myself. I think it is more of an eat-at-home/church supper type of dish.

                I'm sure if anyone can find it you will.
                 
                #8
                  susanll

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                  RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 9:06 AM (permalink)
                  Look for volunteer fire department fundraisers.
                   
                  #9
                    Farmallcub

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                    • Location: Springfield, TN
                    RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 9:11 AM (permalink)
                    The thing that I like best was not listed. The cream puffs from the WI. state fair.

                    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9123870/

                     
                    #10
                      Sundancer7

                      RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 9:16 AM (permalink)
                      Wisconsin has a great variety of foods and all are very good. I had my very first butter burger at Culvers. My best sausages are from Wisconsin and the best German Food I ever had was in Wisconsin and the best cheese was in Wisconsin.

                      Paul E. Smith
                      Knoxville, TN
                       
                      #11
                        buffetbuster

                        RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 9:46 AM (permalink)
                        quote:
                        Originally posted by NebGuy

                        quote:
                        Originally posted by buffetbuster

                        Have never had booyah. Truthfully, had never heard of it before this poll. Looking forward to seeking it out on my next visit. Is it easy to find?

                        I've never seen it in a restaurant myself. I think it is more of an eat-at-home/church supper type of dish.

                        I'm sure if anyone can find it you will.
                        I will feel really silly calling up a restaurant and asking if they have booyah!!! I will sound like Stuart Scott from ESPN.
                         
                        #12
                          ScreamingChicken

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                          RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 10:09 AM (permalink)
                          We have a store in Green Bay and the father of one of the employees there regularly makes booyah in 50-gallon batches for American Legion events, or 7-gallon batches in a turkey fryer when smaller quantities are called for. He'll keep it in the freezer for up to a year.

                          And there's always the trusted Wikipedia entry.

                          Brad
                          <message edited by ScreamingChicken on Thu, 05/10/12 3:30 PM>
                           
                          #13
                            fabulousoyster

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                            RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 3:26 PM (permalink)
                            Never been there but from all the raves I've heard, I would have to say butter burgers because the recipe was given to me and I made it and its delicious.
                             
                            #14
                              Capybara91

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                              RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Tue, 10/28/08 4:59 PM (permalink)
                              1. Blondes
                              2. Beer
                              3. Bill Proxmire
                              4. Brats
                               
                              #15
                                ScreamingChicken

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                                RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Thu, 05/10/12 3:29 PM (permalink)
                                buffetbuster


                                As much as I enjoy butter burgers and Sheboygan brats, I can't visit Wisconsin without a visit to Racine and enjoying a kringle. So, that was my choice.


                                A pair of O & H kringles (1 pecan, 1 cherry) mysteriously appeared, apparently out of nowhere, on a table here at work this afternoon.  No note or other indication of who or what is responsible...
                                 
                                #16
                                  buffetbuster

                                  RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Thu, 05/10/12 3:48 PM (permalink)
                                  Brad-
                                  Good to know you can still type with your mouth full of kringle!
                                   
                                  #17
                                    ann peeples

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                                    RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Thu, 05/10/12 3:50 PM (permalink)
                                    Love Oand H! My favorite kringle over any!
                                     
                                    #18
                                      Sundancer7

                                      RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Thu, 05/10/12 5:05 PM (permalink)
                                      Several years ago, Roz and I traveled up to the tip of Wisconsin for the famous fish boil and the event was fun to watch but the fish itself in my personal opinion was way over rated.  Nice drive though. Nice cherry pie places along the way.  We stayed in Greenbay and Roz bought lotsa of Packer stuff at the stadium gift store.
                                       
                                      Paul E. Smith
                                      Knoxville, TN
                                       
                                      #19
                                        wanderingjew

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                                        RE: What is Your Favorite Wisconsin Specialty? Thu, 05/10/12 6:08 PM (permalink)
                                        ScreamingChicken


                                        buffetbuster


                                        As much as I enjoy butter burgers and Sheboygan brats, I can't visit Wisconsin without a visit to Racine and enjoying a kringle. So, that was my choice.


                                        A pair of O & H kringles (1 pecan, 1 cherry) mysteriously appeared, apparently out of nowhere, on a table here at work this afternoon.  No note or other indication of who or what is responsible...

                                         
                                        Perhaps it was 

                                        Kris KRINGLE  ?
                                         

                                         
                                         
                                         
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