Monthly Archives: April 2012

posted on by Noelle P.

Fresh Perspectives on Community Supported Agriculture

Northeast Ohio is rich in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs – so much so, that fresh new options are cropping up each season! With so many choices, how do you decide which CSA is right for you and your family? Spice interviews a former farmer and a suburban mom to shed some light on their own personal CSA experiences. Perspective #1: Beth Knorr, Market Manager at the Countryside Conservancy & Former Farmer Q. CSAs have become increasingly popular over the last few years. What’s the major attraction for people? Beth: Each family comes at it from a different perspective. For many people, it’s a way to get fantastically fresh vegetables and a great diversity of products without having to grow it themselves. They don’t have time to garden but love to cook, and they want to support local agriculture and enjoy fresh-picked produce. For other people, they want to build … READ MORE

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posted on by Jackie Bebenroth

Let’s give it up for the caterer!

There are few professions that top the physical and mental stresses of cooking in a professional kitchen. That’s probably why plenty of TV shows have been dedicated to the glamour, guts and glory of the field. But when it comes to accolades and appreciation, catering cooks always get the short end of the stick. Maybe it’s because most people associate catering with troughs of chicken marsala and crusty mac & cheese, (both are very much missing from our custom menus, BTW), or maybe it’s because reviewers can’t simply walk through a door on any given day and start Yelping. Having recently been named Scene Magazine’s Best Caterer last week, we thought it was high time to explain exactly why we here at Spice of Life Catering Co. are so proud of our staff – and respectful of all caterers everywhere.  Consider the average day in the life of a catering cook … READ MORE

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