Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Q&A Pizza from La Fortuna

La Fortuna artisan food

La Fortuna Pizza

How cute is the name of this new touring wood-fired pizza company from Madison? It came to Jen in a dream, and she and hubby Scott, along with their daughter Evie, have been driving from party to festival with a custom-built-oven-on-wheels in tow.

The Q&A Pizza

The whole family was hard at work at last Saturday’s Food For Thought Festival. Scott’s at the oven while Jen and Evie make dough in the … Read more »

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The Artisan at Work – Making Pear Preserves

Heirloom organic pears

Pears arrive

So we just got in our first seasonal shipment of local, organic, heirloom pears and apples from Wisconsin, and we’re using all that delicious fruit to make our Pear with Honey and Ginger preserves. This fall, we’ll jar up as much of the local stuff as we can, and hopefully those jars will last us through the winter!

Matt has refined the recipe to one we absolutely love, so now the production mainly … Read more »

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City Provisions Deli Open!


Photo by Christina Noel

When we met the owners of City Provisions at a fun Chicago Green City Market event, they told us that one night they saw An Inconvenient Truth, and the next day they sold their car and came up with the idea for their business. Or something like that! Anyway, their catering company is super-eco and super cool (I just wish we lived in Chicago so we could hire them for something!).… Read more »

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