We started our Eat Local Challenge this morning! I think we’ll have to stop by Stauf’s this morning on our way out to Ohio Market Day at The Hills Market. I was remiss in stocking up on Silverbridge. Cherub noshed happily on a Holistic Acres Egg from Ashland, Ohio. Hades and I skip breakfast most… Read More Cannonball!!
I figured it’d be best to set some ground rules for the next week of cooking, eating and imbibing. I’ve looked up the definition of local food, and have been presented with a number of conflicting definitions. But this week’s theme from Local Matters is OH So Good. And many people are comfortable saying anything within… Read More Rules of the Game
After dropping off cherub at preschool, I spent a couple of hours this morning helping out at the Local Matters office in preparation for Local Foods week. It’s a beehive of activity, which is a wonderful thing to see. I spent the morning bundling thousands of pledge cards for the Eat Local Challenge. I’ve filled mine… Read More Preparations for Columbus Local Foods Week
Bread and butter. Strawberries and cream. Proenza and Schouler. Blomkvist and Salander. I’m not simply saying that some things go together, I’m saying that they complement each other, they amplify each other, and their sum is greater than their parts. Take, for example, eggplant and tomato. They grow together, they’re picked together, and most importantly, they create… Read More Perfect Pairings | Turbot in Aubergine Soup
Didn’t they always serve roast lamb on Sundays back in the Mad Men era? This Greek-inspired lamb shoulder with an olive sauce is worth all the trouble and forward planning you might have to do. Hades and I had a hankering for some lamb after the Greek Festival last weekend. Maybe with some olives. And… Read More Greek, Only Not | Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Olives
One of the events that will be here before you know it, Columbus foodies, is Local Foods Week. This year’s is October 2 through 8. Part of the events this year is an Eat Local Challenge. Hades and I are already starting to think about what we’ll do for those seven days. … Read More Local Foods Week is Coming Soon