Every year that I have been involved in Columbus' farmers' market I have seen it grow both in numbers of vendors and customers, but also in produce diversity.
Starting the day with a big boost of protein is an excellent strategy for fueling up. It's no wonder that egg whites are so popular.
Unmanly men need not apply. Or maybe I'm just being overly sensitive.
My dad, a native New Englander, is a huge fan of lobster rolls, those heavily-buttered hot dog buns stuffed with chunks of mayonnaise-rich lobster and maybe a little celery for crunch.
It's pretty unlikely that we'll ever get bored with burgers on the grill. But chicken? Yeah ...
I had an interesting conversation at last Saturday's farmers' market that I think is worth sharing.
There was a time when most of us really knew our neighbors -- could call them by name, ask about their children, share a little something from the garden or kitchen, or count on them in an emergency.
As food goes, it's hard to imagine anything more American -- and that more perfectly captures summer -- than a great grilled hamburger.
We're going to come at this one a little backward, and you're going to love us for it.
As our nation's two most patriotic observances approach -- Memorial Day and Fourth of July -- cooks and hosts out there will turn their thoughts to the feasting that accompanies them.
Summer's bounty of produce isn't here yet, and yes, the rain slowed the spring season once again -- but over the past few weeks I have had spring's bounty with tender greens and strawberries.
Fresh herbs are one of nature's best low-cal flavor sources.
To be honest, it's hard not to get inspired by hasselback potatoes, those deliciously crisp and creamy potatoes that are thinly sliced so they fan out accordion-style during roasting.
Chef Chris Ellis has taken on a Herculean task: changing a way of thinking.
Eating fresh pineapple always reminds me of balmy vacation nights in Hawaii.
A chill drizzle fell from the skies on a recent Thursday morning in Columbus. In spite of it, a line of people filled the walkway outside the Bread of Life Food Pantry, patiently waiting for the doors to open.
Cinco de Mayo is such an odd party day in the U.S. At least it is to me.
Some moms want a spa day. Some moms crave chocolate. And some moms just want a little fancy pampering.
Howard Wooldridge, a Washington lobbyist, is a former detective and forever Texan on an important mission -- trying to persuade the 535 members of Congress to end the federal war on marijuana.
April showers bring more than May flowers -- they also bring the annual May Luncheon and Bake Sale at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
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