A couple weeks ago I went out to Riverplains for lunch. I arrived at the house and Jennifer’s niece and nephew were playing upstairs with each other. Cindy (Jennifer and Anna’s mom) was sitting talking to her sister in from out of town and Rachel, Jennifer and Anna’s other sister, was getting ready to make […]
Blooming Earth Flowers has been at the Market Square Farmer’s Market all summer. Every time I walked by her booth this summer I would smile. Stacey has a way to take the already lovely summer bounty and arrange them with a modern and sophisticated eye. All her work is eco-friendly and sustainable. As we all […]
…Here’s how it works. Planning for August’s Farm to Table:
Avanti Savoia is an incredible, unassuming warehouse in Halls. Halls you say? What amazing food discovery could be in Halls? Well, Avanti Savoia. It is an importing business of the finest degree: olive oils, balsamic vinegar, pastas, salts, pickles, and hard cheese. The products are almost exclusively of the Italian variety, but not all. For […]
On Saturday, driving right through the heart of that insane lightening storm, my brother, boyfriend, and sister-in-law headed to Blackberry Farm to celebrate my sister-in-law’s birthday. It was an elegant luxury. I was trying to figure out how to write about it because, well, the whole experience was incredible but to just relay the details […]
Even though NPR only recently discovered that people are willing to pay more for artisinal food, I think most of the rest of us are aware of this trend. As much as we all want to eat the most local and most healthy food I think the biggest draw for this kind of cooking is […]
Zucchini bread and butter with tumeric, onions, celery seeds, and yellow mustard seeds. I ran out of apple cider vinegar and supplemented with white wine. The zucchini and onion slices were salted before boiling in vinegar for 5 minutes. I think I’m going to have to have a pickle party this winter!