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Red Vine recall alert

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 24, 2012

There's a candy recall:

Red Vines Licorice is being recalled due to high lead levels in the candy. Here is the official news release from the company:

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Can anyone spare $13

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 24, 2012

News today that the Ohio Soybean Coucil and soybean checkoff and the Ohio Soybean Association is getting a federal grant from the USDA --for $999,987.

Really?

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Happy Birthday Julia Child!

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 15, 2012

What a great day this has been celebrating the 100th birthday of Julia Child.

Most foodies count Julia among their food heros. I know I do.

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Let the birthday celebration begin!

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 14, 2012

Garden cooking series set to begin

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 10, 2012

Graf Growers, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron, is starting a series of cooking demonstrations entitled Recipes from the Garden.

Akron Chef Tamara Mitchell of Dine-in-Diva personal chef service, will start the series on Saturday from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., showing how to best use ripe peaches.

She'll be back at Graf's on Aug. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. demonstrating corn recipes.

In between, local food enthusiast Nicole Klue will offer recipes for homegrown tomatoes from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 18.

Mitchell will offer a canning seminar from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28, providing recipes for anning tomato sauce, peppers and salsa using the water bath method. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, she will demonstrate how to create quick family meals from the garden.

To sign up for the free seminars call 330-836-2727 or register in person at Graf’s.

For more information on both Mitchell or Klue, visit their websites, www.dineindiva.com and www.sprinklewithsalt.blogspot.com.

Graf Growers, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron, is starting a series of cooking demonstrations entitled Recipes from the Garden.

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Fabulous Food Show announces line-up

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 9, 2012

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for the Fabulous Food Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland Nov. 9 to 11.

Appearing this year are chefs Jacques Pepin and his daughter Claudine, Sara Moulton, Mary Ann Esposito, Michael Symon, and food network chefs Guy Fieri, Anne Burrell and "Sandwich King"Jeff Mauro are all scheduled to appear.

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New farm market opening

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 8, 2012

Snyder's Tree Farm, 648 Medina Road, Wadsorth, is opening Snyder's Local Farm Fresh Produce on Saturday at 8 a.m.

The grand opening will feature free samples of many of their offerings, including grilled fresh sweet corn. There also will be hot dogs, drinks and a large variety of produce.

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Honolulu report: No chip dip :(

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 6, 2012

Akron resident Roger Bryant, tells me that his stepdaughter, Akron native Gwenn Bresslauer, now lives near Honolulu.

When Bryant told her about the Lawson Station store opening there, she paid the shop a visit and here is what she had to report:

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Ohio ranks No. 7 in U.S. for number of farmers markets

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 3, 2012

New statistics released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture give us all something to cheer about.

Ohio ranks 7th in the nation for  number of farmers markets -- 264.

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See me at the Barberton Farmers Market today!

By Lisa Abraham Published: August 1, 2012

I'm cooking with fresh sweet corn at the Barberton Farmers Market from 3 to 5 p.m. today. On Third Street downtown. Hope to see you there!

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