Monday, April 28, 2008

Last Call - Spring Slow Supper

Bill Kolhoff has been cooking for Toledoans for more than forty years, and on Thursday May 1st he will be cooking for us!
Thursday's Spring Slow Supper will include varied preparations of a range of seasonal ingredients including whole walleye, pork strudels, wild rice salad, spring greens, fiddleheads, and mushrooms, all depending on their local availability. Dinner is $15 per person for Slow Food members and $20 per person for friends. Selected wines will be available for purchase by the glass. Bottles will be available with a modest corkage fee.
There will be plenty of seating, and the meal will be served grazing-style, so that we can mingle and be appropriately convivial. Bill will talk with us about his inspirations for local, ingredient-driven cooking. Others are encouraged to bring any books or other sources of inspiration you would like to share.
If you've already reserved, see you on Thursday! For those who have not yet responded, please e-mail me at or call me at 419.536.0807.

Share What You Grow

Saturday, April 5, 2008

April Slow Supper Scheduled for May 1st

Slow Supper
Thursday May 1st
6-9 PM
Walt Churchill's Market
$15 for members, $20 for friends
RSVP by April 28th to or
call Paula Ross 419.536.0807

Chef Bill Kolhoff is planning a menu to celebrate spring in the Maumee Valley. Selected wines will be available to purchase by the glass, as will any bottle at WCM Wineshop. Check back soon for more menu details.

Finding Spring in the Backyard

These chives, tucked into a rock wall outside my kitchen, are always the first harvest of the year. They'll be great in the Ohio Organic cottage cheese now available at many Northwest Ohio locations, including Claudia's, Schorling's, and Walt Churchill's Market.

To share pictures of your spring food treasures, whether hunted, gathered, garden-grown, or kitchen-created, e-mail picture files to .

Looking for Spring at the Farmers Market

The fresh lettuces at the Toledo Farmers Market this morning were hydroponic, but they still taste like spring. The Winter Market has finished, and today's half open-air, half covered market was the perfect place to start the weekend. My friend Millie couldn't resist the hydroponic strawberries, fresh from an Ohio greenhouse!