Category: Wisconsin Life

Strawberry Yogurt Pops

Strawberry Yogurt Pops

Strawberry Yogurt Pops Cool down this summer with a healthier version of everyone’s  favorite summertime treat, ice pops! Popsicles, Creamsicles, Fudgcile and Fruit Bars have been summertime favorites for generations. I have purchased my fair share of all of the above in my time but 

Cherry Oatmeal Crumble Bars

Cherry Oatmeal Crumble Bars

Cherry Oatmeal Crumble Bars Cherry Oatmeal Crumble Bars are perfect for dessert, when all you want is something on the sweet and fruity side. They’re easy to prepare and made with ingredients most of us have on hand. Another reason this is a house favorite; 

Crunchy Coleslaw Hot  Dogs

Crunchy Coleslaw Hot Dogs

Crunchy Coleslaw Hot Dogs

This recipe for Crunchy Coleslaw Hot Dogs was originally supposed to coincide with opening day at Miller Park (or whatever it’s called now). As we all know, games have been postponed until further notice but that doesn’t mean we still can’t celebrate with a hot dog! We had tickets for the April 1st game but due to the virus, we won’t be going. Hopefully though, we‘ll be able to attend a game or two or three in the up coming months.

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Cher-Make Stadium Hot Dogs

Crunchy coleslaw hot dogs are made with Cher-Make Jumbo Stadium Hot Dogs. We don’t indulge in hot dogs very often but when we do, we prefer a good meaty hot dog. The better to pile high with toppings:) There are times when a skinny hot dog will do but times like this, call for a jumbo hot dog. Feel free to use the kind of dogs your family likes. Cher-Make is a Wisconsin sausage company that has been in business for over 90 years.

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Cher-Make

Was founded by Emil and Regina Chermak in 1928. Cher-Make Sausage Company produces hot dogs, bratwurst, summer sausage, ring bologna, chicken sausage and smoked sausage. Cher-Make Sausage Company is a locally-owned company that has deep roots in Manitowoc WI. That is where three generations of family have produced authentic Wisconsin sausages and sausage products. Manitowoc is located on the shores of Lake Michigan.

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In the Beginning

In 1928, Emil and Regina Chermak opened a small butcher shop on the Northside of Manitowoc. Emil had been employed in a butcher shop previously and with the skill and knowledge he had gained, decided he was ready to run his own shop. The demand for their natural casing wieners, ring bologna and summer sausage grew. Their son Art, would deliver their small-batch, handmade sausages to neighboring towns and stores.

Due to the company’s high standards and commitment to using only quality fresh meats, signature spice blends and hardwood smoke, Cher-Make grew rapidly. In 1938, Cher-Make expanded into a manufacturing plant located in downtown Manitowoc. The popularity of Cher-Make products continued to grow and with the passing years, Emil and Regina’s son Art, would soon be ready to take over the family business.

Through the Years

In the mid-forties, Art Chermak returned home from serving in WWII. He decided he would do what he loved. He continued in the family tradition of making high quality, authentic Wisconsin sausages. The company moved to a larger manufacturing facility in Manitowoc during this time and still remains in the same location today. Products are still made, packaged, and shipped from their Manitowoc facility.

Want to lighten up your grilling season? Cher-Make’s 100 calorie chicken brats and Italian chicken sausage offers the same full-flavored taste that you’ve grown to love. 100 calorie chicken brats and Italian sausage are perfect for those who want true sausage flavor but want to keep it light. Lighten up your mornings too with the new 100 calorie chicken sausage links in original or maple flavor. They’re fully cooked and easy to prepare.

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