SPRING 2017

From our article, "Making Baby Food at Home." Photo by Gina Weathersby. 

From our article, "Making Baby Food at Home." Photo by Gina Weathersby. 

HOW TO POACH AN EGG

"“Hope,” said the poet, Emily Dickinson, “is the thing with feathers.” But I think it starts in the shell. Nowhere in the kitchen is there anything more hopeful than an egg."

 

the facts on infact: a Q&A

"Brian Snyder is heading up a new five-year initiative known as the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation (InFACT) at The Ohio State University where leaders from the sciences, engineering and the humanities are joining forces to combat food insecurity in Ohio."

FOODS FOR SPRING: A CHINESE MEDICINE PERSPECTIVE

"As the Earth warms and life awakens from a long winter’s nap, yin energy slowly transforms into yang. Nutritious, edible roots and shoots begin to grow, and emerge from the ground to provide food for all animals."

 

making baby food at home

"Baby food is an early opportunity to introduce a child to varied and nutritious meals. Making baby food at home gives parents a chance to source ingredients locally when possible and feed their babies around seasonal harvests. "

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kitchens we love

"Luke and Annie Pierce’s shared passions and culinary prowess are most evident in their home kitchen, where exposed shelves and concrete countertops set off an array of kitchen gadgets, tools and unique ingredients."

 
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The Wild ramp

"Take a walk down south through the Wayne National Forest and you might spy the emerald flushes of the ephemeral, edible wild ramp (Allium tricoccum). “Ramps are a spring tonic—one of the first green things to come up,” says Chip Carroll, land steward at the national nonprofit United Plant Savers (UPS) in Rutland, Ohio."