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Butternut squash soup Butternut Soup with Apple Confit

Butternut Soup with Apple Confit

Oct 10 2013

I am truly thankful for our neighbors. We live in the kind of neighborhood where we entrust each other with house keys, pets and children.…

Cashier at counter of Englewood Local Foods Featured Farmer: Englewood Local Foods

Featured Farmer: Englewood Local Foods

Oct 10 2013

I love taking road trips, but finding decent food to eat along the way is not easy. Given the choice of fast food or packaged…

Beef dish Fall Food Fun!

Fall Food Fun!

Oct 09 2013

Next to my picture in my high school yearbook are words that classmates used to describe me. “Loves winter” is among them. As an adult,…

Farmers holding butterbean squash Featured Farmer: Butterbean Community Farm

Featured Farmer: Butterbean Community Farm

Sep 11 2013

Farmers Sarah Luetzow and Dan Neely of Butterbean Community Farm bring the country to the city each week, setting up a market-style pick up for…

Quiche with salad greens Brunch on Bikes!

Brunch on Bikes!

Sep 11 2013

by Melissa Faulkner, originally published in Madison Bcycle Blog June 8, 2013 Truffle quiche and radish salad Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words,…

Slice of chocolate cake Favorite Things Birthday Cake

Favorite Things Birthday Cake

Aug 24 2013

It’s too darn hot. But what can I do? It’s birthday month around here. My daughter celebrated hers August 11, and my husband’s birthday is…

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…