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Another Baconfest Chicago has come and gone and let us tell you: BFC 2014 – the sixth annual – was the biggest and best Baconfest we’ve ever seen – and we’ve seen our fair share of pork parties.  Three sessions comprised of over 170 of Chicago’s best restaurants competing for the coveted Golden Rasher award […]

Nueske’s 80th Anniversary: 1933 – 2013

10/02/13
Submitted by Megan
 

For anyone who’s going to be in our neck of The Northwoods this weekend (Oct 4th & 5th, 2013), you’re invited to our open-to-the-public 80th Anniversary Celebration.  We’ll have loads of food, music, prizes, and family-friendly fun… and if it rains, we have many large tents to keep you dry and shelter the weekend’s festivities.  Event […]

Packing Up For Camp Bacon 2012

05/29/12
Submitted by Megan
 

Yeah, you heard us right. Camp Bacon.  It’s this weekend and we’re getting ready to head out and join up with all of the Bacon Campers over at Zingerman’s in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  If you didn’t get tickets, don’t fret.  There’s a Bacon Street Fair in Ann Arbor, on Sunday, June 3rd, 2012, with admission […]

Nueske’s Company Store Cookouts

04/30/12
Submitted by Megan
 

It’s finally warm enough to start having cookouts at our Company Store here in Wittenberg, Wisconsin.  The first Nueske’s cookout of the year took place last Friday afternoon.  We served up grilled Angus ribeye sandwiches with fried onions and mushrooms (on the side, if you prefer). Weather permitting, we’ll be hosting cookouts in front of […]

Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest 2012 (+ Bacon)

01/23/12
Submitted by Megan
 

This past Saturday, Nueske’s had the pleasure of attending the Isthmus Beer & Cheese Festival in Madison, Wisconsin.  Let us assure you, there was no shortage of good brews, excellent cheeses, or Applewood Smoked Meats.  For $40.00 a ticket, thirsty (and hungry) festival-goers from Madison and beyond flocked to the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall […]

Our most recent tasting dinner was at Bark Hot Dogs in Brooklyn, just last night, and Nueske’s smoky specialties were prepared as part of each course and each course was served with a special Sixpoint Craft Ale.  Bark Hot Dogs has been a great partner to us and we were very happy that they paired […]

We visit New York each October to attend the StarChefs International Chefs Congress, where new ideas and foods are introduced and discussed by the best in the food business.   Each year, talented chefs from all over the U.S. and around the world convene at the Park Avenue Armory for several days of cooking demonstrations, presentations, […]

If you’re in the Chicago area, or even within reasonable driving distance, you’ll want to seriously consider getting tickets to this year’s Baconfest Chicago event.  Tickets may seem a bit pricey at $65.00… but only at first glance.  What a ticket gets you is an all-access pass to try dozens and dozens of dishes created […]

Bacon for the Tree of Tomorrow

12/13/10
Submitted by Megan
 

For the past few years Nueske’s is proud to have been invited to display a special ornament on the decorated holiday trees in front of the Wisconsin governor’s residence.  This year there are six different trees representing six areas important to our state.  The 2010 ornament from Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats is hung on the […]