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Marshmallow Classes at 240Sweet (#video)

If you’re curious as to how marshmallows are made, then visit 240Sweet in Columbus, Indiana for a demonstration from one of the country’s best producers. Read more >

Chefs on Stage Seminars at The Chef’s Academy

There’s one less show popping up in my DVR these days now that Top Chef Texas wrapped up its season. I’m a huge fan of the cooking competition, not just for the typical drama that goes hand-in-hand with reality television, Read more >

Capriole Farmstead Goat Cheese

When I reflect back on the summer of 2011, it may well go down in my personal history books as the Summer of Goat Cheese around our house. I actually think it began by accident at one of my weekly Read more >

Dig IN – A Taste of Indiana

When you think of true Hoosier cuisine, what comes to mind? Most would probably answer with the cliché food items that are generally associated with Indiana across the nation – corn and tenderloins. Although both are exceptionally tasty and traditional Read more >

Dig-IN to Indiana’s Best Local Food This August

This summer, I’ve made it a goal to use more locally grown food when I cook at home. I subscribe to a CSA box from Double Oak Farm here in Columbus, Indiana and I visit farmer’s markets regularly. We grow some Read more >

Mitchell, Indiana Persimmon Festival, September 18 – 25

Have you ever had persimmon pudding? Have you ever even had persimmons? Not me. It’s not for lack of trying or lack of interest though. It’s actually because, honest to God, I thought persimmons were a flower. That is, until Read more >