Spring Time! – Pickled Ramps

Spring Time, woohoo. Here in Central Ohio we have some great foragers that found us a lot of ramps. To the tune of 5lbs worth. What to do with so many ramps? We want to enjoy them for as long as possible. When we have abundance, we pickle. This recipe is easy to scale. It’s currently based on 5lb of ramps. The yield is 4 – 16oz jars. Ingredients: 5 Lbs Ramps 3 Cups Water 2 Cups White Vinegar 1 Cup Rice Wine Vinegar 3 Tbsp Sonoma Sea Salt 1.5 Cups Sugar For Each Jar … [Read more...]

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...]

Fresh Roasted Thunderkiss Coffee

Just arrived! Our order of locally roasted coffee from Thunderkiss.  This Yirgacheffe Worka is an Ethiopian heirloom variety with notes of strawberries, milk chocolate, and bourbon. I literally drink it every morning and it is also the favorite of the roaster. … [Read more...]