Archive for June, 2010

Making coffee ‘local’

Published on: June 30, 2010 at 12 pm

For me, coffee is a daily routine. But I’m also a big-time proponent of eating locally. Obviously, there’s a conflict here.

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What we’re cooking up in July

Published on: June 29, 2010 at 9 pm

Check out what we’ve got on tap: A new feature series, beer reviews, giveaways, even a book!

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Why I (almost) never eat meat outside my own kitchen

Published on: June 29, 2010 at 12 pm

When I’m out at a restaurant, or at a party, or wedding reception, I avoid meat. This leads people to believe I’m a vegetarian—which I most certainly am not.

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Mocha and crepes at Greyhouse

Published on: June 29, 2010 at 6 am

I have nothing but great things to say about Greyhouse Coffee (West Lafayette, Indiana): Clean, ample seating, simple menu, and natural food.

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Ashker’s Coffee House in Youngstown

Published on: June 28, 2010 at 11 am

This veggie omelet was cheap and scrumptious. Fillings included spinach, zucchini, feta cheese, red pepper, red onion, and mild pepper.

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What’s in Hidden Valley’s ranch dressing?

Published on: June 24, 2010 at 6 am

Ranch dressing is a food processor’s wet dream: Take water, inexpensive ingredients, emulsifier, and you can mark up the resulting sauce with wide margins.

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Urban farm In a shopping mall

Published on: June 15, 2010 at 11 am

A shopping mall in the heart of downtown Cleveland is transforming some of its skylight-lit concourse into an urban farm.

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Making fresh, delicious pesto

Published on: June 9, 2010 at 6 pm

Pesto is way simple to make, and Summer is prime season for the main ingredient: basil. Enjoy pesto with just about anything.

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