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
It’s early Spring, and there is an abundance of all sorts of young herbs, lettuces, and edible flowers. They are tender, beautiful and delicious. This is clearly the beginning of salad season. Just pick, tear, and drizzle with the best possible olive oil. Tonight I used dill, mint, picked thyme, parsley, baby lettuces and, as… Read More Backyard Foraging | Violet Salad with Goat Cheese in Phyllo
It’s late April here in Ohio and in my backyard, I have a crab apple tree* in near-full bloom. In my front yard, I have a magnolia tree in near-full bloom. I have grape hyacinths popping up under the forsythia. Using my prep bowls, I nestled sprigs of crab apple and hyacinth for personal arrangements… Read More Persephone Entertains | Quick Flower Arrangements
Playing in the backyard with Cherub this afternoon, I couldn’t help but admire the rhubarb plant that’s seriously taken off. I’ve watched it daily from my kitchen window, but from that vantage point, I had no idea just how much was ready for harvesting. Cherub and I picked four large stalks (for a total of… Read More Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | The Rhubarb Middleton
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.