Category Archives: Savor Missouri

Pied at the church picnic

I went to an annual church picnic in Eldon week ago and tasted something we need to discuss: green tomato pie. It sat on a little round paper plate among slices of peach pie, apple pie, berry cobbler and German … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Wurstmeister

After 42 years in the sausage making business, Mike Sloan of the Wurst Haus in Hermann has started offering classes. I attended one along with 22 others, some local but most from other parts of Missouri, Kansas and Illinois. We … Continue reading

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Eggplant Evolution

I have a certain fondness for shiny fruit with a past. Eggplant, like the tomato, is connected to the poisonous nightshade family, and that low history was exposed as it came west, likely from India and other parts of Asia. … 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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Still life

My wonderful writer friend, Cathy Salter, just sent me this artistic still life. She’s amazing and I’m humbled!

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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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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‚Äôs Wild Mushrooms by Maxine Stone, Missouri is a great … Continue reading

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