Month: August 2019

Fair Food Fun

Fair Food #1 Rule:
Calories don’t county when you eat at a county or state fair


Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes

Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes by Todd Richards won the IACP award for Best Cookbook in America of 2019. It is indeed a soul food cookbook, but the recipes are sophisticated, taking this type of cooking in a different direction than is traditional.

A Century of Garlic

More than two decades ago, Penny Murphy, owner of Ma’s Organic in Benton Township in southwest Michigan made a commitment to a 90-year-old woman, the aunt of an acquaintance who had immigrated to America from the Ukraine 75 years earlier.                “She wanted me to continue growing the Ukraine rose garlic she’d brought with her,”…