Since I’ll be headed to warmer climes tomorrow to visit Demeter and Zeus in Texas, the next few posts will have a different feel. Texas is famed, after all, for being “A whole ‘nother country”. Posts will more than likely contain things such as enchiladas, nachos, margaritas, brisket and Shiner. The stuff that still kind of runs through… Read More Snowy Night | Warm Cabbage Salad with Simple Cod
Those local strawberries from Crum Strawberry Farm are all gone. The same goes for the beautiful arugula and salad mix from Honeyrun Farm. They both went quickly this week between Hades and I into this surprisingly seasonal salad that also features Blue Jacket Dairy‘s Gretna, a Halloumi-style cheese (so local! so delicious!). Blue Jacket recommends that you… Read More Locavore | Gretna and Strawberry Salad
A soufflé? On a Wednesday? Why yes! Of course. You know why? Shhhh. Because there were leftovers. Yesterday’s roasted Hubbard squash risotto meant that there was a whole half (ha!) of a squash leftover, which amounted to about 2/3 of a cup of pulp. I had every intention of fixing something else entirely for dinner tonight, but at… Read More Kitchen Magic: Local Squash Soufflé and a Steak
Weeknight meals aren’t super complicated around here. That doesn’t mean they have to be the same old boring flavors that make you want to tear your hair out. Ok, maybe that’s just me that gets worked up like that. But I digress. Today I’m not going to give you so much of a recipe as
A great suggestion for one of the things you can do to participate in local foods week is eat at a “locally-minded” restaurant. So to make sure we touched as many points on the Eat Local Challenge Pledge Card as we could this week, my family visited the cheerful Caskey family at Skillet for lunch today. Even home-body Persephone… Read More “Eat at a Locally-Minded Restaurant”: Let’s go to Skillet!
I couldn’t help myself. In light of Saturday’s article in the WSJ, saying bacon is singing its swan song, I defiantly made a tasty fall salad with bacon ends from Curly Tail Farm. I can’t help it if it goes so well with fall apples from Gillogly Orchards and sharp cheddar from Ohio Farm Direct and a… Read More Weekday Apple Salad