Food Focus: Savoring Stew!

Food Focus: Savoring Stew!

In the dead of winter with snow on the ground and the icy cold trying to sneak in around every window and door, isn’t it good to have a steaming pot of hearty stew going on the stove? The aroma wafts through the house with the promise of something delicious to come!...
Food Focus: Menu Mexicano!

Food Focus: Menu Mexicano!

It’s funny how seemingly random things come together sometimes. Saturday I bought mole from Annabelle’s Garden at the Market. Sunday morning I read in the Star about the recent Indy Chef Chicks dinner and the mole that Julie Bolejack made for it. For our Sunday family...
Food Focus: Counting Our Blessings!

Food Focus: Counting Our Blessings!

We are so thankful for another great season of the Market; and for our vendors who provide fresh, healthy, local food for the benefit of our community and our planet. To celebrate these blessings, I have teamed up with local food bloggers, Sonja and Alex Overhiser (A...
Food Focus: Meaty Issues!

Food Focus: Meaty Issues!

We know that fruits and vegetables are healthy and most of us don’t eat enough of them. But not everyone is prepared to adopt a vegetarian diet. So what’s a conscientious carnivore to do? Mark Bittman of the NY Times says, “Eat less meat, but better...
Food Focus: Partial to Peas!

Food Focus: Partial to Peas!

Peas (snap peas, snow peas, and shelling peas), have been appearing at the Market for the last few weeks. They won’t last too much longer, so it seems high time I shared recipes for using various types of peas. There are lots of ways to prepare peas and some...