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Turkey Talk

November 5th, 2020|Categories: Americana, Americana Recipes, Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Producers & Purveyors, Southwest|Tags: , , , |

Thanksgiving may look different this year at most homes, but the real VIP at your holiday table can continue tradition: the Thanksgiving turkey. Each November an estimated 46 million turkeys are consumed around Thanksgiving, according to the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. To learn more about turkeys, we headed straight to farmers who raise heritage breeds and are serving up insights along with some recipes here.

Zingerman’s

October 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Producers & Purveyors, Regions|Tags: , , |

What’s become an institution in Ann Arbor, Michigan was launched by two college buddies: Zingerman’s. Ari Weinzweig and Paul Saginaw met while working at Maude’s Restaurant and attending the University of Michigan. Bemoaning the lack of a ‘good Jewish deli’ in Ann Arbor, the pair decided to rectify the situation.

For Love of Cheese Curds

June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Regions, Trends & Trails|Tags: |

Though cheese curds have been considered (somewhat jokingly) a food group in Wisconsin for decades, they are just now finding their way to other parts of the country. It is time everyone else discover these deep-fried nuggets of heaven. Since June is National Dairy Month, it seems the ideal time to indulge! Why has Wisconsin had a monopoly on cheese curds? Wisconsinites are serious about cheese and the art of cheesemaking. The USA is home to just 60 master cheesemakers, all of whom live and work in Wisconsin, making it a cheesemaking epicenter.

Farmers Market Celebration

June 18th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Pacific, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, Southeast, Southwest|Tags: , |

One of summer’s great joys is celebrating the earth’s bounty by going to a farmers’ market. Purchasing seasonal produce directly from the hand that planted and tended that asparagus spear, strawberry, or tomato offers a visceral connection to the land.

Authentic Irish Pubs in the USA

March 10th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, Regions, Southeast, Trends & Trails|Tags: , |

Authentic Irish Pubs in the USA Irish culture at straight-from-the-motherland pubs. Story by Ginger Warder Céad míle fáilte (pronounced Kay-od mee-leh foyle-cha) means a hundred thousand welcomes and that’s the kind of hospitality you’ll find in a real Irish pub. There’s a reason Irish people

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