Madison Magazine

8 cookbooks from Madison area authors to gift this holiday season

These cookbooks from restaurateurs, bloggers, food writers and other local culinarians feature recipes that feel like odes to Madison’s history, tastes and traditions.

These cookbooks from restaurateurs, bloggers, food writers and other local culinarians feature recipes that feel like odes to Madison’s history, tastes and traditions.

Doug Moe's Madison: Paul Soglin is still going to bat for Minnie Miñoso

The former mayor has been advocating for Miñoso's induction into Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame for decades. On Dec. 5, it could finally happen.

The former mayor has been advocating for Miñoso's induction into Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame for decades. On Dec. 5, it could finally happen.

Madison Ballet's 'Nutcracker' returns to the stage

Madison Ballet is back with a beloved classic that’s engaged and delighted local audiences for 40 years.

Madison Ballet is back with a beloved classic that’s engaged and delighted local audiences for 40 years.

Roach: One leg at a time

As we crawl out of the worst pandemic of our time toward something resembling herd immunity, it is worth contemplating the societal impact of COVID-19.

As we crawl out of the worst pandemic of our time toward something resembling herd immunity, it is worth contemplating the societal impact of COVID-19.

Editor's Note: A snowy state of mind

We didn’t totally plan this, but this issue turned into quite the celebration of winter.

We didn’t totally plan this, but this issue turned into quite the celebration of winter. You might be thinking, “Wait, my local magazine that’s known for hyping up all that makes Madison great wants me to see the good in our coldest, longest season?” Big surprise, I know. But I have to say, we make a strong case.

Embrace Wisconsin winters with a cabin getaway

Disconnect from your phone, explore a new area, try a new outdoor activity or curl up next to a fireplace during a winter getaway.

Disconnect from your phone, explore a new area, try a new outdoor activity or curl up next to a fireplace during a winter getaway.

Take an adventure in Lake Geneva's A-frame

A couple renovated and revamped a Lake Geneva home, turning it into a rentable retreat.

A couple renovated and revamped a Lake Geneva home, turning it into a rentable retreat.

The Lake Superior Barn sleeps 20 in a north woods respite

You can invite the whole family, a few friends and anyone else you think needs break in a big barn in the town of Maple.

You can invite the whole family, a few friends and anyone else you think needs break in a big barn in the town of Maple.

Let your mind drift in a high-end cabin in the Driftless area

The Mill Creek Cabins offer an idyllic, remote experience in the hills between Richland Center and Viroqua to allow guests to escape into nature.

The Mill Creek Cabins offer an idyllic, remote experience in the hills between Richland Center and Viroqua to allow guests to escape into nature.

Ferryville home looks like an old train caboose, but has a log cabin interior

John Runte already owned the place next door, but when he saw the Red Rail Caboose on the market, he jumped at the chance to keep its engine running (figuratively speaking).

John Runte already owned the place next door, but when he saw the Red Rail Caboose on the market, he jumped at the chance to keep its engine running (figuratively speaking).

Four distinctive places to stay in Wisconsin

Stay a couple of nights at one of these unique locales.

Stay a couple of nights at one of these unique locales, including a Frank Lloyd Wright home, a Bayfield treehouse and a campground with lots of history in Elkhorn.

8 places to rest and rejuvenate

If vacationing at a remote cabin isn’t for you, opt to stay at a place with multiple units, a rustic hotel or a big enough spot to bring the whole crew.

If vacationing at a remote cabin isn’t for you, opt to stay at a place with multiple units, a rustic hotel or a big enough spot to bring the whole crew.