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Hartwood – Best Meal Ever?

What makes for the best dinner ever?  I certainly don’t have an answer for this and anyone who has the definitive answer to this is probably some blowhard you’re better … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 13 Comments

Farmers’ Market Adventures – Mustard Microgreens Again

Ooof.  We went on vacation last week and had some other things pop up in the past couple of days, so you’re getting a re-run from a couple years ago. … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

Cashing in on the Local Trend

Trust me, I’m a HUGE proponent of being a locavore.  Food that doesn’t have to be schlepped across the globe or across the country is a “win” in so many … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 16 Comments

Garlic Scapes 2.0

Garlic scapes are back in season and I picked up a bunch last weekend at the Farmers’ Market.  If you don’t have a market near you, they also have them … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 11 Comments

What Three Things Are Always In Your Refrigerator?

In every issue, Bon Appétit magazine features a Q&A with a celebrity asking about his or her quirky food habits and favorite things to eat. Until a few years ago, … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 289 Comments

Laurentide Wine Tasting at The Last Word

I went to one of The Produce Station’s monthly wine tastings a couple of weeks ago at The Last Word.  I was only 50-50 on whether I’d write a post … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 4 Comments

Farmers’ Market Adventures – Mustard Microgreens

Ahhh spring.  Winter’s reign of terror is over and the flowers have come up and announced that warm, sunny days ahead. The Farmers’ Market in Ann Arbor keeps going all … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 7 Comments

Football! Week 13 – Beet Slaw Recipe

Ok, fine.  I didn’t exactly beat the beet in last week’s picks.  But I didn’t exactly lose.  And if you go back to the original rules, I said: … for … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · 8 Comments