“I learned to cook from trial and error because there wasn’t a recipe,” says Kent Rollins. “I still don’t measure. When people say how much is that, I say just enough.”
Early Friday on the day before we were to leave Puerto Vallarta, we drove to San Sebastian de Oeste, once a booming mining town in the Sierra Madres northeast of […]
From making tortillas from scratch in their home kitchen using imported non-GMO heritage corn varieties from a milpa or small cultivated farm in Oaxaca, Mexico to the recent opening of […]
The Little Women Cookbook: Novel Takes on Classic Recipes from Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy and Friends, is a charming look at the way the characters of the book would have eaten back then.
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated on the 25th day of the month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and lasts eight days, this year […]
Schimpff’s, one of the oldest, continuously operated, family-owned candy businesses in the United States, dates back to the late 1800s.
Schimpff's, one of the oldest, continuously operated, family-owned candy businesses in the United States, opened in its present location in 1891 but the family has been making candy in the Jeffersonville area long before that.
“Every state or every little city or little town has different recipes that are important to the people there.”
The Golden Lamb had been open for three decades or so when Lincoln visited Lebanon, Ohio. Though no records exist that he dined or stayed at what was then a […]
I worked at HoJo’s when I was a teen and as a young girl, when we traveled to New York, Connecticut and along the eastern seaboard, we typically stayed at their lodges. HoJo is Me!
When I first met Jeannee Yermakoff she was writing A Global Garnish: A Traveling Chef Shares Food and Fundamentals, a very pretty and informative blog with wonderful photos and a […]
It’s not pleasant to imagine what the world might have been like if Winston Churchill hadn’t been able to persuade his chef, Georgina Landemare to leave the kitchen where she […]
We take the concept of heirloom or heritage fruits and vegetables as common place nowadays. But I was reminded how unfamiliar the concept was just several decades ago and […]
I’ve spent a lot of time lately traversing Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio following, so to speak, in Abraham Lincoln’s footsteps . And while it’s not recorded that Lincoln […]
I never read Anne of Green Gables, the 1908 novel by L. M. Montgomery about an orphan named Anne Shirley who is sent to live on a farm owned by […]
The wheels of Bridgeton Mill, a three story building next to a 268-foot covered bridge, both painted a matching red and rising above a large waterfall, are always working overtime. […]
For her book King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World (Alfred A. Knopf 2017; $35), Joan Nathan, the multiple James Beard award winner, […]