News About Food

Amish Farmer Fights Ohio State Law Regarding Raw Milk Even though Lancaster County, Pennsylvania gets all the press when it comes to the Amish folk, Holmes County, Ohio has the largest Amish community in the country situated in it. And apparently, there is a feisty Amish farmer there who has decided to take on the […]

The Locavore’s Bookshelf: The Omnivore’s Dilemma

Everyone is reading Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Naturaly History of Four Meals, and talking about it. And, everywhere you go in the media, Michael Pollan is there, talking about the ethics of eating. It seems that I cannot open a newspaper, magazine or look at a blog without Pollan’s name, book, byline or […]

In An Experimental Mood: Blueberry Muffins

Summer fruits tend to inspire a flurry of baking at my house. Now that I am pregnant, they inspire not only a flurry of baking, but a flurry of grazing, as cold, simple breakfasts such as plain fruit is about all I can handle in the summer heat. (I went out to the farmers market […]

When the CSA Gives You Treasures…Make Pasta Primavera!

Last Saturday was the first official CSA box from Athens Hills CSA/Green Edge Gardens, and Becky, the farmer/proprietress/all-around-awesome lady packed us a box filled with absolute treasures. Baby beets, some late asparagus, fresh shiitake mushrooms, gorgeous chard (and so sweet, too), fresh flat leaf parsley, baby carrots and the sweetest minature baby zucchini, yellow crookneck […]

Anthony Bourdain Stirs The Pot on

I have to admit that I have a great deal of fondness for Anthony Bourdain; while he may offend others with his foul mouth and strongly-stated opinions on topics that range from vegans (they are rude and self-centered), Rachel Ray (she is the anti-Christ), and women in professional kitchens (glad they are there, but it […]

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