Monthly Archives: May 2012

trattoria stella, traverse city, michigan

When thinking of Traverse City, Michigan the word “foodie” hardly came to my mind but apparently it should as there seems to be quite the movement there, focusing on true farm to table philosophies. Trattoria Stella is one restaurant that falls into

trattoria stella, traverse city, michigan

When thinking of Traverse City, Michigan the word “foodie” hardly came to my mind but apparently it should as there seems to be quite the movement there, focusing on true farm to table philosophies. Trattoria Stella is one restaurant that falls into

to be a gardener means to be an optimist

It was not too long ago that our community garden group was sitting around a dining room with packets of seeds spread out dreaming of what we’d do with all the bounty. Soon after that  we worked the soil into

to be a gardener means to be an optimist

It was not too long ago that our community garden group was sitting around a dining room with packets of seeds spread out dreaming of what we’d do with all the bounty. Soon after that  we worked the soil into

kiwis in boise?

And no, I’m not talking about New Zealanders although I would have been more apt to think of them over the fruit when someone mentioned the word “kiwi” in reference to Boise, but recently friend Krista Grisel dropped off two

kiwis in boise?

And no, I’m not talking about New Zealanders although I would have been more apt to think of them over the fruit when someone mentioned the word “kiwi” in reference to Boise, but recently friend Krista Grisel dropped off two

trending

I had the opportunity to attend the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food show in Chicago for the first time this year and it was a little slice of heaven for a foodie like myself. One of the things I enjoy

trending

I had the opportunity to attend the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food show in Chicago for the first time this year and it was a little slice of heaven for a foodie like myself. One of the things I enjoy

sable kitchen & bar, chicago

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Top Chef and when I have travel plans that take me to a big city, one of the first things I do is look to see if any of the show’s

sable kitchen & bar, chicago

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Top Chef and when I have travel plans that take me to a big city, one of the first things I do is look to see if any of the show’s

garden of eatin’

I grew up with a huge garden – and by huge, I mean feed-a-small-third-world-nation kind of huge. There were rows of berries and grapes, suitable for constant grazing. Tall stands of sweet yellow corn to play hide and seek amongst.

garden of eatin’

I grew up with a huge garden – and by huge, I mean feed-a-small-third-world-nation kind of huge. There were rows of berries and grapes, suitable for constant grazing. Tall stands of sweet yellow corn to play hide and seek amongst.