Pittsburgh's Best Resource for Food AdventuresA food adventure might be sleuthing out the juiciest June strawberries at a farm market, learning about gone-but-not-forgotten local food treasures, working with a chef during a hands-on cooking class, or touring Pennsylvania’s artisan cheesemakers’ farms (and meeting a few cows along the way). Join culinary historian Mary Miller in exploring a zillion fun foodie things within a day's drive of Pittsburgh.
Last week, I took a short trip to Gettysburg, mainly because one of my favorite authors was in town to do a talk and book signing. Kelly Corrigan, who wrote The Middle Place, Lift and Glitter and Glue, was to speak at the Adams County Arts Center and my desire to wander told me that I had to go. I just can’t sit still once the weather breaks (which it didn’t once I was on the road, by the way). … read more
One of my dearest friends frequently calls me Double M because of my initials. It’s a great little phrase yet a quick Google search shows that I am not the only Double M around. Double M Pizza, Double M Gaited Horses, Double M Auto Sales. Food, animals, cars . . so why not have a Double M day? My Double M day? Mills and Maple! On Sunday, I drove down to pick up my parents for a day out and about. … read more
I can’t take another day of this dreary weather. All I do is make cookies, soup and bread, as you can see from my photos. It was fun for a week or so, but now I have had enough of flour all over the kitchen and a freezer filled with soup containers. So, I started to think about all of the good things coming up in the next month or so to get me out of the house. … read more