Category Archives: regional foods

Wine and Culinary Tour of Missouri’s Rhine Valley

A tasty tour in Missouri in the Columbia Tribune: http://www.columbiatribune.com/arts_life/food/a-wine-and-culinary-tour-of-missouri-s-rhine-valley/article_ad74cdaa-2538-11e3-9bdd-10604b9f1ff4.html

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Pick a Peck

Photo by Nathan Furstenau Ripened on a tree, juice-dripping and magnificent, it’s not too late for Missouri peaches. If you’re up for a country drive, nine-plus peach orchards and markets near Lexington along the Sante Fe Trail (Highway 24) have … Continue reading

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For the Love of Food

Check out the June 2013 J-School Magazine (scroll down for Savor Missouri coverage)! http://journalism.missouri.edu/june-2013/the-love-of-food.php

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Savoring the books reviews!

Hi friends! I’m so honored by these articles about my just-released book, Savor Missouri: River Hill Country Food and Wine, in the Southeast Missourian, the Midwest Wine Press, Columbia Daily Tribune and Missouri Life magazine. Midwest Wine Press, article by … Continue reading

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Forage like an expert

Missouri’s undomesticated world is spilling over with bounty. There are wild and tasty foods waiting for harvest, but for those of you who wouldn’t forage in meadows or woods, consider your front lawn. Or, please, consider mine. For more, see … Continue reading

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Foraging for Fungi

Find hidden bounty in Missouri Despite words like fungus and spore and biomass we love to eat mushrooms. And from the looks of it, as recorded in books such as Missouri’s Wild Mushrooms by Maxine Stone, Missouri is a great … Continue reading

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Bee hum

Bees and honey and waggle dances get my attention this time of year. See http://www.missourilife.com/blogs/savor-missouri/bee-hum/ for more on this, or my very first food column for the Columbia Tribune, “Dancing with Bees,” today! The photo here is of the bee … Continue reading

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