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Treat to Try: Ohio Pies

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Ohio Pies

Hand pies have serious potential to be The Next Big Thing. Sure, they’ve been around for decades in fast food restaurants as desserts, but that was before they had the cool moniker: hand pie. Perfect little pastries, hand pies can come in savory or sweet flavors and they’re less mess than a regular piece of […]

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Ohio’s Own: Omega Buns

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Omega Buns

Although a diet of bacon, eggs and cheese has some attractive features, the low-carb lifestyle has heretofore been unexplored territory. Up front, carbs are my favorite food group, especially the sweet, sweet sugary ones. That said, there’s a whole world out there that’s found a relatively healthy lifestyle by restricting carbohydrate intake. That means restricting candy […]

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Ohio’s Own: Hartville Potato Chips

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Hartville Potato Chips

In the last few years, we’ve seen (and eaten) loads of Ohio-proud chips. There’s Rue Farms, Gold’N Krisp, Hen of the Woods, Ballreich and OH! Those are just potato versions. Throw in the tortilla chips scene, and Harvest Pride along with Shagbark come to mind. State snacks run the range from full-on junk food to munchies with […]

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Ohio’s Own: Giannios Candy Co.

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Giannios Candy Co.

Eventually, there’s going to be a point in this discussion where Giannios Candy Company gets accolades and raves. But at first blush, it’s excellence feels like a cruel reminder of all that is wrong in the mass-market chocolate candy world. If you’ve been around here very long, you know that things don’t have to be […]

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Treat to Try: Pine Grove Farm & Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Pine Grove Farm & Bakery

Time is slipping away on the outdoor farmers’ market scene. Some markets move to indoor locations, some call it a season until spring. It’s getting cold for for fresh produce. It’s getting cold for standing outside minding shop. One of the last stands standing in the bitterly cold wind this past weekend was manned (literally) […]

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Farmers Market on thePlaza

  Farmers Market on thePlaza

Visit the Nationwide-Pearl Alley Growers’ Association Farmers’ Market every Thursday from July 5 to October 25, 2018. Fresh fruit, honey, vegetables and more. Each week will feature a slightly different mix of products as the season progresses so you’ll want to check out the Farmers’ Market every Thursday to see what’s new. Located on the […]

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Farmers Market on the Plaza

  Farmers Market on the Plaza

Visit the Nationwide-Pearl Alley Growers’ Association Farmers’ Market every Thursday from July 5 to October 25, 2018. Fresh fruit, honey, vegetables and more. Each week will feature a slightly different mix of products as the season progresses so you’ll want to check out the Farmers’ Market every Thursday to see what’s new. Located on the […]

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