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Beautiful, Longer Days: Foraging for Wild Onions & Garlic

Foraging for wild garlic and onions during Imbolc, a Celtic tradition.

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My Indy Neighbor Makes the Best Jerk Chicken

My neighbor makes the best jerk chicken.

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Goodie, Goodie, Gluten Free

Learning How to Make GF Sea Salt Pecan Bars with Indy’s GF Lady, Lydia Bootz Armstrong. When we moved to Indianapolis from Southern California, we had already been on a gluten-free diet for several years. Before being diagnosed with celiac, doctors couldn’t understand my partner’s overwhelming gastrointestinal pain. The outcome was celiac, which now seems […]

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i8tonite: Filipino Food in Indy? Yes! And Noodles, too!

Chef Carlos Salazar is changing how Midwesterners eat, one dumpling at a time.

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I8tonite: Media Maven Jennifer Magley & Her Grandmother’s Delicious Rolls

When I first met Jennifer Magley at an event, she offered huge smiles, genuine warmth, displayed a brilliant fashion sense all while listening to an old fart (me) prattle on about nonsense. That very morning, her company downsized leaving her without work. To her credit, she showed grit and resilience by coming out to make […]

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Hummus: A Recipe from Manhattan to Indy

Making your own Middle Eastern dip tastes better than store bought. After a year and a half of living in our second and newest Indy neighborhood, Nick and I had our neighbors, a couple, for a repast of small bites. He made the cocktails and I served a wheat-free pizza (gluten-free store bought), Buffalo wings, […]

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Why Indiana? The weather. (And BBQ Pork Ribs)

Nick previously lived in Indiana for 10 months before we moved to Indianapolis together. He grew up outside of Milwaukee, so he knows the Midwest intimately and the frosty months. That’s something everyone from the area talks about, the weather, and ice and snow.  The opposite of winter is summer, which I heard less about. […]

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i8tonite with Forking Good Authors Valya Dudycz Lupescu and Stephen H. Segal & Recipe for I Kant Believe It’s Not Buttermilk Pancakes

Have you seen the new cookbook, Forking Good: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of The Good Place by Valya Dudycz Lupescu and Stephen H. Segal? Like the show, Forking Good combines food humor with moral philosophy for a delightfully unexpected cooking experience. Valya Dudycz Lupescu and Stephen H. Segal are the coauthors of Geek Parenting […]

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i8tonite with Keto Author Lindsay Boyers & Recipe for Chicken Cordon Bleu

With nine books and thousands of articles published across the internet, Lindsay Boyers, CHNC, is a seasoned author. Lindsay’s latest publication, The Everything Keto Diet Meal Prep Cookbook, is a new foray, as she breeches the world of published recipes. The cookbook highlights Lindsay’s stance on health and nutrition, positing a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle needn’t […]

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i8tonite with LA Cheese Tea Entrepreneur Jenny Zheng & Recipe for Cheese Tea

Get ready, readers! Cheese Tea is a new and interesting drink…boba with a twist! Have you tried it yet? What do you think? Jenny Zheng, 25, is the Founder of Little Fluffy Head Cafe, one of the first cheese tea boba shops in Los Angeles of its kind. She graduated from the University of California […]

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