Satan’s Asparagus – Hellishly Yummy

Spring's tender young Asparagus are waning, to prolong our enjoyment we concocted Satan's Asparagus. Barrel & Bottle, a North Market neighbor, introduced us to Fire Cider. We just knew that a pairing was in order. Asparagus procured from Blossom Acres, an Amish farm in Coshocton, OH that proudly grow a  wide variety of all non-GMO crops without the use of commercial chemicals, pesticides or herbicides.  A quick walk home, the days Farmers Market haul cleaned and stored it's time to … [Read more...]

Pickled Strawberries – Dark Chocolate / Espresso

Strawberries are at their peak here in Central Ohio. With the North Market Farmers Market just outside our door. We picked up a few beautiful pints from Franklinton Gardens.  More than we could eat in a few days. So...we created... Dark 'Spresso Van Strickleberries! Huh? What in the heck is that. Strawberries "pickled" in a mix of Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar, Espresso Balsamic Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar and water. Spiced with whole White Peppercorns, Cardamom and Vanilla. We like … [Read more...]