This is PK’s contribution to Breakfast at Wimbledon. The Championships are perfectly situated at the dawn of summer, and so strawberries and their best friend cream have become as important as the tennis. It’s a very simple version of a late-June favorite, but with some lovely refinements. Just drown the berries in Pimm’s, a handful… Read More Strawberry Week | Strawberries in Pimm’s with Basil Cream
As you might remember if you read this blog with regularity, I picked ten pounds of strawberries over the weekend. This left me with plenty to jam. Plenty. Especially since I’m (gasp!) kind of a novice canner. Between picking and managing a boisterous Cherub, I chatted with a very sweet friend, Jenn (editor of the… Read More Strawberry Week | Jam, Two Ways
This past weekend, Cherub and I, along with some Slow Food Columbus members and friends descended upon Schacht Farm Market for the last weekend of you-pick strawberries. I left with ten pounds. Ten pounds. I knew there would be jam, cobblers and desserts in store, but I wanted some for lunch. And it wasn’t like… Read More Strawberry Week | Panzanella Salad
Photo credit: Bethia Woolf I visited Easton Farmer’s Market this afternoon with friend, fellow foodie and owner of Columbus Food Aventures, Bethia. We were both so pleased to see so many vendors and such a comprehensive market for something so new. In only its second week, it was a veritable grocery store in the parking… Read More About Town | Easton Farmer’s Market
Sometimes, you just want a little cocktail, but only have a few things in the fridge or pantry. This is perfect drink for those times. We seem to almost always have a lime or a knob of ginger lying around as I’m always making Asian noodles of one sort or another. Tried and true, this… Read More Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | Candied Ginger Vodka Gimlet
Mother’s Day afternoon was spent just how I wanted it: out at a gorgeous farm, with good food, family and friends. Pleasantview Farm is twenty miles outside of Columbus, but feels a world away. The farm is quiet with vast expanses of meadow and sky. A working organic dairy farm, it is home to a… Read More Mother’s Day at Pleasantview Farm | Asparagus with Shallots
The beloved owners of Foodie Cart have a new culinary endeavor inside Mikey’s Late Night Slice in the Short North: an authentic takoyaki house. Savory little ball-shaped dumplings filled with goodies like octopus, Japanese pork sausage or cabbage, are made fresh when you walk up and order.