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June 26, 2017
Hunger

Are You Hungry For More?

Or are you just hungry? My guess is that you are sitting at your computer or with your iPad and finishing off your Morning Joe & […]
March 1, 2017
Back Home Again in Indiana

Going Home: Indiana Turns 200

Whoever said you can’t go home again (okay, it was Thomas Wolfe) didn’t make it to River Days and a hometown bicentennial. Because, well…Yes! You! Can! […]
December 1, 2016
Spicy Chutney

Spiced Cranberry Ginger Kumquat Chutney

Thanks to Frontier Co-op for Sponsoring This Post!   Nothing screams holidays like cranberries, citrus and spice. Mulled wine, orange pomanders (that’s fancy talk for oranges […]
September 15, 2016
Eggsactly: Many sizes and colors

Ethical Farming: Behind the Scenes at Wise Family Farm Eggstravaganza Part 1

How many times have you reached for that egg caddy in the fridge and not thought a whip about where those eggs came from or how […]
September 6, 2016
Greek Salad with Quinoa

My Big Fat Greek Salad

I created this salad earlier this summer – in part because it is so tasty (of course), and in part because it is a starch that […]
August 6, 2016
Dumping Cherries

Dumping Cherries – What Happens When the Harvest is Too Big?

The above photo has been shared more than 60,000 times. And on so many levels it is heartbreaking. Santucci Farms in Traverse City, Michigan is dumping […]