Racin’ for the Cure

Food Outreach KomenTeam

My mom and I participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure again this year, but this time we walked as part of the Food Outreach team. As you may or may not know, I’ve served on their development committee for awhile now, and I love everything about them. So, what is Food {read more}

Adventures in Cheesemaking

You may have noticed that the title of this blog is Everybody Loves Cheese. Well, by ‘everybody,’ I really mean me. I love cheese. I love cheese so much I’d marry it. Okay, not really. Well … maybe. Anyway, what better way to learn about cheese than to actually make it yourself. And recently, I {read more}

Movie Trailer Cliche Theater


It ain’t food related, but it’s good. From the good folks at Modern Humorist … please to enjoy: http://www.modernhumorist.com/mh/0203/moviecliche/moviecliche.mp3

Heard Last Night

“The cure for anything is salt water—sweat, tears, or the sea.”—Isak Dinesen So true, so true.

Milk Eggs Vodka


Bill Keaggy, the Features Picture Editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, was at Left Bank Books last night to promote his new book, Milk Eggs Vodka: Lost Grocery Lists of America. “Milk Eggs Vodka” features 300 real grocery lists recovered from shopping carts and parking lots across America and other corners of the globe and {read more}

Bacon of the Month Club


Uh, yeah, you read that right. A BACON OF THE MONTH CLUB! Check out Grateful Palate’s Bacon of the Month Club, a “6-month or 12-month membership in The Bacon of the Month Club, which makes a wonderful and unexpected holiday gift for all the bacon lovers in your life! Months of bacony goodness delivered directly {read more}

Bad Menus: A Monday Afternoon Funny

What A Weiner

Or, alternatively, this could be titled, “My First Blog Post Ever.” Go, me! Welcome to Everybody Loves Cheese, random musings about food in all its forms plus a somewhat healthy dose of interesting antics and escapades in which I cook, dine, and celebrate all that food has to offer. So, what’s on tap first? I {read more}

Recommended Resources

Local Wine at Feast In The Field

The following is a list of books, cookbooks, movies, and web resources that I have read over the years and highly recommend for anyone wanting to learn more about eating (and living) locally, seasonally, and sustainably. If you have a resource to recommend, please shoot me an e-mail at rhubarbandhoney (at) yahoo (dot) com, and {read more}


Farmers' Market Pumpkins

A look at some of my earliest recipe posts harkens only one word for the photos you’ll find within them … dreadful. Absolutely, positively, 100% dreadful. “Point and shoot” defined my photography skills, and the concept of lighting wasn’t even a thought. As my blogging has matured, so has my photography. But, we’re all our {read more}

Eating Seasonally

Bread Basket from Feast In The Field

Eating locally means eating seasonally. Here in the Midwest that means asparagus in the spring and early summer, not the dead of winter. To steal an excerpt from Sustainable Table, “By purchasing local foods in-season, you eliminate the environmental damage caused by shipping foods thousands of miles, your food dollar goes directly to the farmer, {read more}

Food Philosophy

Lamb Processional

My personal food philosophy is that healthy, delicious food, preferably produced locally and in a sustainable manner, should be available to everyone. To that end, I strive to use as much locally and sustainably-produced food as possible when preparing the recipes available on Rhubarb and Honey. Why local and sustainable? Well, eating both locally and {read more}