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Posted by Kent Williams | Nov 25, 2010

I started with this recipe, but only because I thought it was a recipe for real, live all whole wheat french bread. Nothing wrong with that recipe, but I'm a...

Posted by Tara Atkinson | Nov 24, 2010

A little (maybe closer to a long) while ago, my friend Eric demanded I send him recipes "so that he might be jolly." I immediately thought of pies, but then...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Nov 10, 2010

To me, November falls in a gap between seasonal beer styles. It does not fit as well within the autumn brewing tradition as October, and it’s too early for holiday/winter...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Oct 6, 2010

Harvest is the traditional time to drink saison, a pale ale from Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium. Though perfect to quench the thirsts of workers toiling in the fields...

Posted by Tara Atkinson | Sep 14, 2010

But here it is, completely vegetarian BBQ, even easily made vegan.  Homemade BBQ sauce caramelized onto slowly oven roasted eggplant, just spicy and bone-sticking enough to take the chill off...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Sep 2, 2010

September, I realized, is a difficult month to recommend beer for. For three weeks it is still technically summer, so I wanted a beer that was light-bodied and refreshing. It...

Posted by Stephanie Catlett | Sep 2, 2010

This summer I visited a Democratic meet-up in Marion, Iowa, where a new candidate for Secretary of Agriculture is looking to rebrand our state’s chief export. But not through marketing--through...

Posted by Theresa Rensimer | May 24, 2010

Chicken of the Woods! I found a 7-10 pounder at Squire Point while hiking with my guy. My faith in the woods has been restored. Morel season left me empty...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Apr 13, 2010

I ate peppers, I ate celery, I ate arugula... I made this dish one night after a day of ranting to myself that A) how the hell am I supposed...

Posted by Theresa Rensimer | Apr 6, 2010

Nine days ago, a member of my family died. It was my 18 year old cat. I knew the day would come sooner than I was ready. It always does....

Posted by Theresa Rensimer | Mar 22, 2010

I have never made baklava before, but it was not as difficult as I had expected it to be. It does have a lot of steps to it but I...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Mar 16, 2010

Hi there! Welcome to the first blog post by vegetable geeks Melody and Theresa. We are both vegetable-loving Iowa City folks who enjoy cooking and baking for the pleasure of...

Posted by Clarence Johnson | Oct 2, 2009

The ability to chug a whole bottle of PBR in one mighty draught only impresses your peers for so long. What was formerly an athletic display of swilling prowess becomes...

Posted by Kurt Michael Friese | May 8, 2009

A walk in the woods in the heartland’s early spring is intrinsically rewarding, but while you are enjoying those first few sunny days after a nourishing spring rain, why not...