One Local Summer Week 4: Vegetable Spring Rolls

Vegetable Spring Rolls Growing Power Sunflower Sprouts Mixed Greens Sugar Snap Peas Thai Basil Cilantro Carrots, julienned Red Pepper, julienned Green onion (optional) Rice paper spring roll wraps (avail. at any Asian market and some grocery stores ) Dipping Sauces (All store bought) Sweet Thai Chile Sauce (also great when mixed with mayo & sriracha Thai […]

1st Annual Kohler Festival of Beer Winners

Kohler already hosts the premiere food event in Wisconsin every fall with the Kohler Food and Wine Experience.   However this year they decided to add another event celebrating Wisconsin’s favorite beverage, beer.  The First Annual Kohler Festival of Beer was held over Memorial Day Weekend. The festival featured breweries and brewers from across Wisconsin and […]

One Local Summer Week 2: Poached Eggs, Canadian Bacon, Spinach and SarVecchio Parmesean

So Sunday morning while working in the yard I made a mental note that I absolutely had to get my One Local Summer blog post up and e-mailed to the regional coordinator in time for inclusion in this week’s mass posting after missing the deadline last week.  Then the day gets hectic and next thing […]

Book Review: Mark Kurlansky’s “The Food of a Younger Land”

Mark Kurlansky – “The Food of a Younger Land” Riverhead Books 2009 Nowadays it’s fashionable to gripe about how bad the food we eat is.  From movies like “Supersize Me” and the soon-to-be-released “Food Inc.” to books like “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” and “Fast Food Nation”  it appears America’s hunger for books and movies bashing our […]