Spring Homestead Supper

Homestead Supper, Saturday, May 19th, 7 pm, South Baltimore Just over a week ago, I had the pleasure of hosting another wonderful Homestead Supper featuring delicious spring produce. I feel so grateful to everyone that made my latest Spring Homestead Supper possible – it was a delicious and truly magical evening! I am so lucky to be able to create dishes…

A Table on a Farm

One of my clearest truths is my dedication to good, local food. I’m obsessed, and with so much to learn, grow, eat, and drink, I don’t see my obsession waning any time soon. This week I had the high privilege to prepare a meal of local farm products and serve the farmers themselves. I work…

Baltimore Buy Local Challenge: Saturday, July 29 & Sunday July 30

Weekend markets are the best opportunity to buy local produce, meat, and cheese directly from the best sources. This weekend, head to the markets for high summer produce shopping season. Almost everything imaginable is on offer!This week, try some summer favorites with seasonal vegetables, like Caponata with eggplant, Latkes with  zucchini and carrot, or Tabbouleh with greens and…

Baltimore Buy Local Challenge: Thursday, July 27

I didn’t give much thought to the source of restaurant food until I began working in food, even if only tangentially, a few years ago. While I have never worked in a restaurant, I learned at least that restaurants buy their ingredients – meats, vegetables, flour, butter, prepared foods, what have you – in different…

Baltimore Buy Local Challenge: Tuesday, July 25

Tuesdays are my CSA day! We’ve had the One Straw Farm CSA for three seasons, and have always been happy to sign up each season. When we first moved to Baltimore, we moved away from our neighbor’s overflowing gardens, and so decided to look into a CSA. After some initial research, we realized that most…

Baltimore Buy Local Guide: Saturday, July 22

Today is the first day of the Maryland Buy Local challenge! All of the summer’s glorious produce is on display and it’s the perfect time to reconnect with local farmers and makers. Here’s some of my Baltimore Saturday favorite farmers and summer recipes!