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Server at Chocalatarian Cafe display counter Chocolaterian Cafe

Chocolaterian Cafe

Jul 16 2013

I didn’t realize there was a name for the dietary practice I have enjoyed for years–a Chocolaterian. Luckily, there’s also a place, the Chocolaterian Cafe…

Farmer with buckets of strawberries in strawberry field Strawberry Jam: A Farm to Jar Movement

Strawberry Jam: A Farm to Jar Movement

Jul 09 2013

Originally printed in Madison Magazine – July 9, 2013 I would not consider myself a math lover. On the contrary, the only time I get…

Plate of salad greens, salsa, and breakfast wraps Kids in the Kitchen- Puff Pastry “Empanadas” with Chorizo and Spinach

Kids in the Kitchen- Puff Pastry “Empanadas” with Chorizo and Spinach

Jun 28 2013

Sometimes you get lucky. Maybe you unexpectedly have a good hair day. Or your spouse surprises you with flowers. Perhaps you find money in a…

Server at Mermaid Cafe Mermaid Cafe: a small cafe with a broad mission

Mermaid Cafe: a small cafe with a broad mission

Jun 11 2013

No one does local quite like Lisa Jacobson of Mermaid Cafe . Stop in to try the popular Bahn mi, featuring Jordandal Farms rare roast…

Madison Eats Food Tours founder Otehlia Cassidy with Mom Cooking with Mom

Cooking with Mom

May 19 2013

Originally printed in Madison Magazine – May 2013. Mother’s Day is behind us. Selfishly, I believe every day should be Mother’s Day. I know I’m…

Jar of salsa Grilled Mango-Habanero Salsa

Grilled Mango-Habanero Salsa

May 19 2013

Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing, but not when it comes to grilled and roasted salsas! I love the combination of…

Group communal eating out of a large bowl at table The Art of Communal Eating

The Art of Communal Eating

May 19 2013

For some of us, managing to sit around a table with friends or family is as close as we will come to communal eating. In…

Enchilada sauce on plate Oscar’s Enchilada Sauce

Oscar’s Enchilada Sauce

May 19 2013

Had I known how easy it was to make enchilada sauce, I would have made it years ago. Or, at least, I would have tried…

Food and Drink Group Tour at Capital in Madison, Wisconsin Where’s the Beef?

Where’s the Beef?

Sep 19 2012

Originally printed in Madison Magazine. Our day “On The Farm”–  Fountain Prairie Inn & Farms  in Fall River, Wis., to be exact —  began under…

Goodman Food Pantry Goodman Center and Slow Food Team Up for Weekly Community Meal

Goodman Center and Slow Food Team Up for Weekly Community Meal

Aug 09 2012

Originally printed in Madison Magazine. Madison is known for its many noteworthy restaurants, but who could imagine that a community meal at the  Goodman Community…

Food and Drink Group Tour on King Street, Madison, Wisconsin Quoted in Forbes – Staying Sane While Working from Home

Quoted in Forbes – Staying Sane While Working from Home

Mar 17 2009

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