Roadside Ohio: Rhoads Farm Market

I’ve loved buying fruits and veggies from Mrs Rhoads at the North Market (and as of last year, Clintonville and Dublin) Farmers Market for the past few years, with an awareness that her farm was based out of Circleville. It’s funny how one can buy their food at a farmers market, speak directly to the […]

Farm Fresh and Local Produce 5/08/2010

I think this week is the one that signals the true beginning of the growing season for me – while in weeks past, I had to fight my instincts to get up that early on a Saturday morning, this weekend I was so gung ho about going that I woke up 20 minutes before my […]

Radishes with Butter and Salt

There are certain things that just go together – tomatoes and basil, peanut butter and jelly, strawberries and whipped cream, eggs and truffle salt to name a few. One of those perfect combinations for me is a nice hearty bread, sweet cream butter, radishes and sea salt. I made it using all local ingredients – […]

Morel Risotto

This is the time of year I usually go a bit morel crazy, but our finances this year are such that they are, for the most part, a bit too dear in price (at $40/lb) for me to indulge in more than once or twice. One or two popped up in my yard, but they […]

Scallions Three Ways

The best part of gardening is that sometimes it’s the gift that keeps on giving. I had planted green onions in my garden last year, and had a couple pop up, but nothing else after. I just figured that they had failed to germinate (or that I hadn’t refreshed the soil enough), and chalked it […]