The first time I was asked at a restaurant in Mexico if I wanted water, I responded, si, thinking that I was asking for good old plain water. What was brought to me was nothing of the sort. It was neither old, nor plain. This water—agua de Jamaica—was a vibrant magenta pink and it tasted […]
The other day I was cleaning out the old crusty leaves and dried up bits from my garden, I discovered that my little mint plot was a profusion of green and aromatic freshness! I instantly had the best idea that I would have all week. Mint Julep. Ingredients 1 scant ounce minted simple syrup 2 […]
The dessert I will share with you today might possibly be my favorite dessert to eat. It puts two things I love—brown butter and raspberries—together in the most glorious of combinations. Ingredients Crust 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon all purpose flour of salt […]
This Is What I Ate Goes Friday Night Fish Fry at the incomparable event space The East Side Club featuring food from the folks at Slide food carts and catering!
What does the closing of Pierce’s Northside Market mean for residents in the area? What’s the landscape for food justice issues as they relate to economic and racial justice look like in Madison? Today Karma Chavez hosts a round table on food justice, race and gentrification with Beverly Hutcherson, Carmen Evanco and Jackson Foote. In […]
Imagine living for half a year solely on food that other people threw away. Unappetizing? Unsanitary? Unhealthy? Not at all, says film producer Jen Rustemeyer, who together with director Grant Baldwin, undertook that experiment to prove a point: our society wastes a tremendous amount of perfectly edible food. Their new film “Just Eat It” will screen this Thursday, February 11th at Madison’s High Noon Saloon.
Brian Standing spoke with Jen about the film and its impacts on the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz.