December 19, 2014

For The Love of Cream Corn

The fruit of Alice Blanton's labor is a perfectly delicious bowl of cream style corn made with love.

by Ronda Birtha For people who love corn, that love is almost a religious experience. From as far back as I can remember, I have loved corn in almost all its incarnations: on the cob, off the cob, in chowder, in breads, and popped on the stove, and even occasionally in the microwave. But there is one type of corn that I never liked: cream. For whatever reason, my mother, a grits (girl raised in the south) and … [Read more...]

“Farm to Fork”ing it Every Tuesday at Blue Mountain Grill & Coffee

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by Ronda Birtha When I Google “Farm to Fork” I get “About 13,700,000 results (0.24 seconds).” Thanks to Google’s new search algorithm, these top-ranking hits reflect my general location so I get an idea of how popular this trend is in my neck of the woods. Give it a try and see what your results look like where you are. This article isn’t about Google search and algorithms though, but Farm to "Fork”ing” itself,  … [Read more...]