Vegetable Shish Kababs with a Sriracha Honey-Sesame Glaze with Imperfect Produce

When it comes to buying produce, most shoppers pick through dozens of pieces, turning, squeezing and unfortunately bruising many of them until they find the most perfect looking, blemish-free pieces leaving mounds of picked-through, roughly handled and damaged produce that ultimately goes to waste. I’m guilty of this myself, but this behavior pressures grocery managers […]

Pick at Garden Patch Farms (series)

Today more and more people are discovering the pleasures of eating seasonal, locally grown produce, and farmer’s markets are popping up all over the city and surrounding suburbs.  However, if you are seeking an even more holistic experience, and would like to meet the people who grow your food or simply want to experience the […]

A day at the market – Esslingen am Neckar Marktplatz

Well, hello friends! I’ve missed writing to you. I’ve missed my ritual of brainstorming recipes, shopping for ingredients, cooking, baking, shooting photos and then writing to you about it. We’ve been in Chicago a little over three weeks now and it still seems like yesterday that we said goodbye to our life in Germany and hello […]