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Easy Brisket
Oh, you'll thank me for this recipe. Leftovers (if you have any) make excellent sandwiches! 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp (each) salt, onion powder, garlic powder 1 tbsp (each) ground mustard, smoked paprika, pepper 2 fresh beef briskets (3-1/2...
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Brain Strain Friday 1
7% of people who go to the movie theatre, do THIS Incorrect Guesses: fall asleep, talk on the cell, bring in their own snacks, movie hop, purchase food or drinks, it's a first date, take home popcorn, make out, go alone,sneak in Correct...
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Merlot Filet Mignon
So simple and so good, add a loaded baked potato and a salad to complete the meal!  (Note this recipe only serves two.) 2 beef tenderloin steaks 3 tbsp butter, divided 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cup merlot 2 tbsp heaving whipping cream 1/8 tsp...
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Brain Strain Thursday 31
A third of women have been busted by their husbands for doing THIS, and more than half of men have been busted by their wives for the same thing. Incorrect Guesses:  eating ice cream in the middle of the night, flirting with friends, sharing...
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Beef Fajitas with wasabi
Wasabi is Japanese horseradish and it goes very well with beef!  It's powerful. (You've been warned!) 1 large sweet red pepper, julienned 12 green onions with tops, cut in half lengthwise 2 tbsp sesame oil, divided 1 pound beef...
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Brain Strain Wednesday 30
When asked what's the most stressful thing you've ever experienced?  THIS was the #1 answer. Incorrect Guesses:  stuck in traffic, getting married, public speaking, first dates, having a baby, getting divorced, losing your job,...
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Ribeye Steaks with Chili Butter
There is something so decadent about these steaks, finished off with a spicy chili butter!  1/4 cup butter, softened 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard Dash cayenne pepper 2 beef ribeye steaks (8 oz each) 1 tsp coarsely ground black...
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Brain Strain Tuesday 29
THIS happens to a baby 780 times in its first year. Incorrect Guesses:  baby's heart stops beating, they go to the bathroom Correct Answer:  gets its picture taken
Steak and Bread Salad
Steak salads are SO satisfying.  And no lettuce is required for this one! 2 tsp chili powder 2 tsp brown sugar 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper 1 beef top sirloin (1-in thick and 1-1/4 lbs) 2 cups cubed multigrain bread 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cup...
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Brain Strain Monday 28
Just about half of Moms say THIS is their biggest source of stress. Incorrect Guess:  getting the kids to do what you've told them to do Correct Answer:  their husbands

August 2nd - National Mustard Day

When: Saturday, August 2nd
Where: Downtown Middleton, National Mustard Museum and Shop (7747 Hubbard Ave(
Details:  National Mustard Day is Saturday, August 2nd in DOWNTOWN MIDDLETON. It’s a full day of fun for the whole family.  National Mustard Day features food, games, live music, free hot dogs and lots of mustard.   Sample mustards from around the world.

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August 2 - Sam's Club National BBQ Tour

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 10a-Noon
Where: Sam's Club, 7050 Watts Rd, Madison
Details:  Join Scott Miller for the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour.  Stop by to win a pair of tickets to see Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band at Alpine Valley on Saturday, August 23 (8:00pm!) Join us for free samples, backyard barbeque tips from a pro and enter for your chance to win a grill!

KCBS and Sam's Club® are back with the nationwide quest for BBQ's National Champion with the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour. Major bragging rights and $500,000 are up for grabs in this one-of-a-kind competition series!

Twenty-five local events and five Regional finals will take place at various Sam's Club locations across the country. What will start as 750 teams will end at Sam's Club Headquarters in Bentonville with one National Champion.

August 8-9 - Waupun Truck-n-Show

When: Friday, August 8 9am-1am, Saturday, August 9 7am-1am
Where: Spring Street, Waupun, WI (via US Hwy 151)
What: Come see hundreds of beautifully detailed trucks from all over the United States and Canada!  The Waupun Truck-n-Show is great fun for the whole family.  Don't miss the spectacular "Lights of the Night" Convoy on Friday night.  Fun-filled activities on Saturday include: Parades, Contests, Demonstrations, Vendors, Kids' Activities, Nightly Entertainment and more!

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August 9th - Reason2Ride

When: Saturday, August 9th 9a-Noon
Where: Registration at American Legion Post 481, Waunakee
Details: Reason2Ride evolved 11 years ago with a group of friends who banned together to help out a friend who had outstanding medical bills due to an accident.  Over the last 11 years Reason2Ride has grown into approximately 50 members strong and we now have two chapters.  One in Waunakee and the other in Watertown.  Every year we have nominations of individuals in the area that are in need of financial assistance due to injury or tragedy (not related to a drug or alcohol incident).  Our club reviews the applications and conducts phone interviews and each nomination is presented to the club and the club votes on who they feel has the most need.  This year we have chosen Tielyr Gorman.  
Our members are Dedicated, Committed and Caring and we work very hard to have the safest, most fun ride event in the area.  Yes, there are a lot of benefit rides out there, but what sets us apart from the rest is our track record.  We have developed a formula over the last 11 years for successful, fun events.  
You do not need to ride a motorcycle to come to our events or to be a member.
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August 13-17 - Dodge County Fair

When: Wednesday, August 13th-Sunday, August 17th
Where: Dodge County Fairgrounds (Wisconsin 33)
What: Entertaining over 52,000 fans a year the Dodge County Fair is the areas main event. An outdoor main stage concert venue entertains country and rock concert goers. Don’t forget to taste the great fair food, view the many exhibits and animals while learning, doing and just having a great time!  

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August 14-17 - Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival

when: August 14-17th
where: Angell Park, near the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway N.
what: Join Heather Moore on Saturday, August 16th from 12p-2pm at Corn Fest in Sun Prairie. Come on down and eat corn, listen to the live music, and have an Ice cold beverage with family and friends.

More Info About Corn Fest Here

August 16 - Spring Green Car Show

When: Saturday, August 16th 8am-4pm
where: Downtown Spring Green, WI
what: For a good time, to see some COOL cars, and to make new friends, come to the Spring Green Car Show!!  36 Classes, 114 Trophies with Cash Prize for Best Club Participation and Dash Plaques for the first 400 cars day of show!

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August 22-24 - Middleton Good Neighbor Festival

when: Friday, August 22nd 5pm-Midnight, Saturday, August 23rd 9am-Midnight, Sunday, August 24th 9am-5pm
where: Good Neighbor Festival Grounds (7420 North Ave. Middleton, WI 53562)
what: Since 1964, Good Neighbor Festival has been bringing the Middleton community together. Over the past 50 years, this festival has changed a lot. The music sounds different. There are more midway rides. The city of Middleton is a bigger place than it once was.

But, through the years, some things have never changed. Good Neighbor Festival is still family fun, good music, great food and the good neighbor ethic. And it always will be.

Good Neighbor Festival grows out of the Middleton community. As the major fundraiser of the year for Middleton’s non-profit organizations, the event supports charities and worthy causes throughout the Middleton area. Event organizers continue to hope that visitors to Good Neighbor Festival attend not only to have a good time, but also to support the Middleton organizations that help our neighbors most in need.

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September 17 - Boston Store Goodwill Days

when: Wednesday, September 17th 9am-11am
where: West Towne Mall Boston Store (36 W Towne Mall)
what: Join Scott Miller at the West Towne Mall Boston Store.  Donate to the Goodwill Truck on the Premises and earn great coupons to Boston Store!


September 13 - Join WOLX at Camping World

When: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 11am - 1pm
Where: Camping World (6195 Metro Dr, DeForest, WI 53532)
What: Join the WOLX Crew at Camping World!


November 2 - Annual Wisconsin Dog Fair

when: Sunday, November 2nd
where: Alliant Energy Center (1881 W Expo Dr, Madison, WI 53713)
what: Obedience, Agility, Rally, Free style demonstrations; Parade of pure bred dogs; Parade of rescued dogs; Vendor booths; over 100 different breeds of pure bred dogs and much, much more!