Some of our favorite made-in-Michigan products

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Win Schuler's Cheese Spread
Jackson-area restaurant owner Win Schuler ran a very successful eatery that bore his name. The problem was lines were so long that diners were often famished by the time they got to their seats. So he sweetened the deal a bit by making sure diners sat down to bread, meatballs, and his proprietary "Bar Scheeze." And, like today's bottomless breadsticks or Cheddar Bay biscuits, diners developed a taste for the creamy, cheesy sauce. Win Schuler is gone, but his party mix lives on, available online in several sizes and flavors: original cheddar, sharp cheddar, bacon, "lite" cheddar, even a 2-pound party size.

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Michael Jackman

Born in 1969 at Mount Carmel hospital in Detroit, Jackman grew up just 100 yards from the Detroit city line in east Dearborn. Jackman has attended New York University, the School of Visual Arts, Northwestern University and Wayne State University, though he never got a degree. He has worked as a bar back, busboy,...
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