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Easter Brunch Stardom!

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The nice lady who writes the blog “A Year in the Life of June Cleaver” – detailing her triumphs and travails as a stay-at-home mom – featured our preserves as a “must have” for Easter brunch! She says, “Heaven-sent jars of the best jams ever…to die for. I found myself dreaming about them all day, long after sampling them and cannot wait to dive back into them again. These are definitely going to be on … Read more »

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Daily Candy!


Wow, we were featured on TastingTable and DailyCandy all in one swell week. Hello, Chicago! We love the city, probably the majority of our friends live in it, and now we have even more excuses to come down all the time. But don’t worry – Madison, WI still holds our hearts.

The DailyCandy article says: “Music to the ears.” Okay!… Read more »

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Tasting Table

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We don’t subscribe to a ton of food blogs, so when we do, you can bet they’re amazing. Tasting Table is one of Matt’s favorites and they wrote us up in yesterday’s Chicago edition! Thanks, guys! These people know their food – they give some great descriptions of our jam flavors and suggestions for uses. Check it out… Read more »

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Willy Street Co-op Producer Profile


We here at Quince and Apple have been co-opers for a long time. When we met, I (Clare) lived at Nottingham Co-op, a 21 person student consortium down by the UW campus, and Matt became a member soon after. His first job out of college was as produce buyer at the Mifflin St. Co-op, and then both Matt and I, inspired by our passion for local food, ended up on the Board of Directors there. … Read more »

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Heavy Table


Hello 2010! Since our last blog post, we’ve moved into a new kitchen and had our first holiday season, which went great. In the midst of the craziness, we ran into James Norton and Becca Dilley, authors of The Master Cheesemakers of Wisconsin, doing a book signing at one of the cheese shops we sell in. It turns out they also write and take photos for a blog out of Minneapolis, heavytable.com, and we ended … Read more »

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Figs and Black Tea – 77 Square’s latest obsession!


Calling our Figs and Black Tea preserves “ambrosial”, 77 Square, Madison’s weekly Arts and Entertainment rag, features us in this week’s “Recent Obsessions” column!

Here’s what they say:

“Grilled cheese sandwich as haute cuisine? A heavenly combination — and recent obsession — that combines cheesemaker Brenda Jensen’s brilliant new Bohemian Blue (Hidden Springs Creamery) with locally produced Figs and Black Tea preserves from Quince & Apple raises the bar forever on the lowly cheese sandwich. … Read more »

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Our first national press!

Orange Marmalade with Lemons

Wow! We’re having an exciting day! We just found out about this post on Chow, a national food blog, featuring our Orange Marmalade with Lemons. They say:

“10 Mail-Order Treats: Stuff we want to eat right now.If you want to send a summer indulgence to someone special (or even to yourself), then treat yourself to a look at some of our deliverable favorites.”… Read more »

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Our first press!

Clare and Matt

Quince and Apple is featured on dane101.com, Madison’s everything-interesting blog, in an article written by Emily Mills.

“Clare and Matt Stoner Fehsenfeld have a simple—but delicious—idea: Bring fresh preserves to the upper Midwest. And that’s exactly what they’re doing with Quince & Apple, their recently launched small business based right here in Madison.

They’re joining the ever-growing ranks of other young people going to work for themselves and focusing on local, sustainable business models. Matt … Read more »

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