Martha+Tom

Posts Tagged ‘Local’

Fresh, the Movie. “New thinking about what we’re eating”

I’m heading to a screening of Fresh on Wednesday night with Lindsay. There’s still time to get tickets for Wednesday’s screening. Just visit freshthemovie.com to purchase them online for $10 plus a fee of about $1.25 per ticket. Otherwise, they’ll be $15 at the door. Tuesday, June 2nd (SOLD OUT) Times: 6:30 pm (Screening & […]

No comments | , , , , , , , , ,

Wine Tasting—Alexis Bailly Vineyards, Hastings, MN

Happy Summer! This Saturday I enjoyed a trip to Alexis Bailly Vineyards of Hastings, MN with Julia and Hailey. The wine, well, doesn’t deserve much comment. My notes are short and range from “drinkable but really too sweet,” “cloyingly sweet,” to “nasty. zero body. all acid,” “sour. wouldn’t buy it.” Only their Voyageur was somewhat […]

3 comments | , , , , ,

Restaurants—Restaurant Alma

Martha and I celebrated our anniversary at Restaurant Alma last month. Alma is well-liked in Minneapolis and I’m not going to add my voice to the chorus by writing a review; suffice it to say that its reputation is deserved. Instead, I’ll just document our meal for your vicarious pleasure. Course One: Parmesan Flan and Bison […]

No comments | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Midtown Farmers’ Market: Season Opener

The first weekend in May marks the opening of my farmers’ market of choice in Minneapolis, the Midtown Farmers’ Market. Because our national food media is so dominated by California and New York, I had all kinds of high expectations for tender asparagus, fresh peas and other spring goodies. As it turns out, that is […]

3 comments | , , , , , , ,

I love beets! Beet Sandwich

Tom doesn’t want to waste beets and doesn’t want to starve. This blog writes itself.

No comments | , , , , , , , , ,

Pizza Night: The Beetza

Since I make pizza regularly, I am always trying to come up with new ideas for toppings to keep things interesting. I also have been trying to buy food that is local and in season. Those two concepts intersected recently to result in: the beetza. Beets are not, strictly speaking, in season since everything here […]

No comments | , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Newer Entries »