Farmers’ Market Recipe: Arbol Pepper Honey Shrimp

Mar 12, 2012 Comments Off

This recipe has just four ingredients, but it rocked our socks the other night. The secret? Cloister Honey. If you live in Charlotte, you can find it at local food stores like Atherton Market, Reid’s, or Fabo. If you live outside of Charlotte, look for it at Dean and Deluca. The Cloister people are incredibly [...]

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$5 Challenge Recipes

Sep 16, 2011 Comments Off

The challenge: Can you make a great, homemade meal with local ingredients for the same cost of a value meal? Challenge accepted! Here are several recipes for The Slow Food USA $5 Challenge. Have more? Keep ‘em coming! Italian Dining for Two This recipe — or some variation of it — is a mainstay in [...]

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Local Honey: ‘Tis Sweet Indeed

Aug 05, 2010 1 Comment

Local raw honey — at last, those of us with sweet tooths can claim a health food!

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Garlic Scapes: Curly. Green. Different.

May 24, 2010 3 Comments

The highlight of my recent trip to the farmer’s market was an odd little veggie I had never tried before: the garlic scape. If you’re a garlic fan and haven’t tried one yet, your culinary world is about to be rocked.

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