Tag Archives: Missouri Life

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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Rhubarb: Easy as Pie

I appreciate sour and tart flavors, fortuitous in the middle of Missouri’s May through June rhubarb season. Like pumpkins in the fall or sweet corn in the summer, rhubarb is a harbinger of season. And now this plant of farms … 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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Savor Missouri book and blog launches

My first book and a blog launch:  my cup runeth over! If you like food, wine and local folk, check out http://www.missourilife.com/blogs/savor-missouri. It’s a delicious world out there, find flavor with me!      If you like food and wine and a book … Continue reading

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Thumbs up to farm dinner season

Smooth your table napkin down and get ready: it’s farm dinner season. The lush outdoors does amazing things for appetite and it may be the closest you’ll come in Missouri to that leisurely, convivial way of eating better known in … Continue reading

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Savor Missouri on its way!

Savor Missouri: River Hills Country Food and Wine proof pages are here and waiting in a tidy pile on my not-so-tidy desk. Ah. First love.

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