Pawpaws, A Uniquely American Fruit
Pawpaws are a curious fruit, little known to most of us, even though they have a long history in North America. The pawpaw is the largest edible fruit native to the United States and its natural habitat lies in the temperate woodlands of the eastern United States. The pawpaw is...
Four Things to Do with Super-cool Shishito Peppers
They’ve been popping up on appetizer menus of trendy restaurants for a while, but tiny, tasty shishito peppers have fully entered the mainstream and are now seen frequently at farmer’s markets and grocery stores around the country. Shishito peppers are a favorite snack food in Japan, where this thin-skinned mild breed of...
Pawpaw Cheesecake with Pecan Crust
To be at their best, pawpaws need to ripen fully at room temperature. As a pawpaw ripens, the skin darkens, becoming black in spots (like an overripe banana) and the flesh becomes very, very soft. When your pawpaw fruit reaches this point, grab a spoon and prepare to enjoy...
Manhattan Lobster (Mushroom) Chowder
Lobster mushrooms are one of the most distinctive of edible wild mushrooms. Some say that they get their unusual name from their flavor, which is reminiscent of shellfish. It seems more likely that their bright orange-red exterior and snowy white flesh (which looks a lot like cooked lobster) are the...
Fresh Michigan Sweet Cherry Bread Pudding
The best things in life are often the simplest. Bread pudding is one of those things. Bread pudding is something of a blank canvas for the creative cook. Made from a handful of ingredients that are found in almost every kitchen – milk, eggs, butter, sugar and leftover bread –...
3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Pawpaws!
While you’ve probably heard of pawpaws, you may not be quite sure of what they are or where they come from. Let’s just put it this way: if you’ve never experienced the flavor of this amazing fruit, you owe it to yourself to give it a try. If you need...
Grilled Balsamic Glazed Steak, Italian Style
In Italy, grilled steak is epitomized by bistecca alla fiorentina. Try our twist on the classic recipe for an easy barbecue, featuring succulent steaks simply served with lemon, Italian-style. It all starts with a great steak. In the classic version of this Florentine dish, a very specific cut of meat...
Pawpaws, A Uniquely American FruitAug 26, 2022
Four Things to Do with Super-cool Shishito PeppersSep 01, 2021
Pawpaw Cheesecake with Pecan CrustSep 01, 2021
Manhattan Lobster (Mushroom) ChowderAug 26, 2020
Fresh Michigan Sweet Cherry Bread PuddingJul 14, 2020
3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Pawpaws!Jun 17, 2020
Grilled Balsamic Glazed Steak, Italian StyleMay 04, 2020