Posted in April 2013

2013 Indie Grits Slow Food Festival

2013 Indie Grits Slow Food Festival

I spent my Sunday afternoon at the third annual Slow Food at Indie Grits Sustainable Chefs Showcase hosted by Slow Food Columbia at the All-Local Farmer’s Market on Whaley Street.  About a dozen Columbia top chefs showcased their creativity and signature food prepared with local, sustainable ingredients.  The tasty fare included a variety of choices … Continue reading

Next Food Network Star?

Next Food Network Star?

I wear many hats and have many titles.  Ranking in the top three of my favorites is, hands down, Foodie.  I love all things food.  Buying it, preparing it, eating it, photographing it, blogging about it.  The list goes on.  Whether you’re a novice or experienced home cook, learning to make a dish can be … Continue reading

VEGETABLE TIAN

VEGETABLE TIAN

VEGETABLE TIAN I came upon this dish on Pinterest if memory serves.  It looked so pretty, had ingredients that I just love, so I had to give it a whirl.  Oh boy, am I glad I did.  This is a great summer dish to make alongside just about anything – grilled chicken, fish, skirt steak.  … Continue reading

CREAMY SPRING PEAS WITH PANCETTA

CREAMY SPRING PEAS WITH PANCETTA

CREAMY SPRING PEAS WITH PANCETTA I had the distinct pleasure of cooking for my husband’s family this Easter.  My mother in law had a gift certificate to Honey Baked Ham, so I was responsible for the sides.  Tired of the same old casseroles (squash, green bean, au gratin potatoes), I scoured countless cookbooks, websites, and … Continue reading