Asian Ramen Slaw

Some dishes are perennial potluck foods just because they taste good, carry well, and are popular with the masses. This one has appeared in countless church cookbooks for those very reasons, and only takes minutes to throw together. Ramen Noodle Coleslaw recipe courtesy GAGirl’s Recipes Slaw: 2 – 1 pound bags of cole slaw or […]

Event: Goodale Park Music Series 8/8/2010

I think of all the weeks that the Goodale Park Music Series has gone on this summer, my favorite theme had to be on August 8th, when Bethia of Hungry Woolf hosted a “Grown in Ohio” potluck that celebrated local foods. The fact that it went down during the best part of the growing season […]

Brown Butter Rice Krispie Treats

I don’t usually get excited about Rice Krispie treats, but this version of them is an exception – using twice as much butter as usual and browning that butter turns a run-of-the-mill recipe into something craveworthy. Salted Brown Butter Crispy Treats recipe courtesy Smitten Kitchen Makes 16 2-inch squares or 32 1- x 2-inch small […]

Event: Goodale Park Music Series 8/1/2010

After a week off for the Jazz and Rib Fest, the Goodale Park Music Series returned in fine form on August 1st, with Yumbambe providing music and the fine folks at Taco Trucks Columbus hosting the potluck portion of the event. We got there a little bit late because the dish I made took a […]

Sausage, Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Growing up in predominately Italian South Jersey, I’m no stranger to stuffed shells – it’s an old favorite, even in it’s traditional fairly plain pasta, cheese and red sauce form. However, after making stuffed shells this way, there’s no turning back. These are easily the most flavorful stuffed shells I’ve had. Give it a try, […]

Farm Fresh and Local Produce 7/10/2010

You know I’ve been feeling under the weather when I start missing farmers markets. So unfortunately, during July I missed like 2 weekend markets in a row. It really bummed me out because it’s something I look forward to all week. But it was made clear to me that I needed to not push myself […]

Event: 2010 Ohio State Fair

I don’t know about the rest of you, but the fair is one of my guilty pleasures. Knowing that the day at the fair is an “anything goes” proposition as far as food, I eat healthy for the week before and the week after – and it’s so totally worth it in order to have […]