Events

Find some bargains at Woodruff Place Flea Market

Jun 6th, 2014 | Events, Jolene’s Blog, News

I love the Woodruff Place Flea Market. I’ve found some great stuff there over the years: furniture, books, a cool lamp and a kitchen stool with fold-out steps that we used literally until it fell apart. One year, we had our eye on a gumball machine, but weren’t willing to pay the asking price for … more »

Macaron-making advice from chef Jacquy Pfeiffer

Jun 1st, 2014 | Cook, Events, Jolene’s Blog, News

Here are a few things I learned about pastry in general, and macarons in particular, during pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer’s demo at the Indianapolis City Market yesterday — and if you want to learn some pretty cool stuff too (and get to sample a fabulous macaron), head to the Ivy Tech culinary facility at 2820 … more »

Pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer to visit Indy

May 30th, 2014 | Events, Jolene’s Blog, News

So this is very cool — acclaimed pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, co-founder of the French Pastry School in Chicago, will be in Indianapolis this weekend for book signings and demos.  Pfeiffer, who is the author of the James Beard award-winning cookbook, The Art of French Pastry, will be at Circle City Sweets in the Indianapolis City … more »

Scarlet Lane to debut at Fire by the Monon

May 18th, 2014 | Craft beer, Events, News

Fire by the Monon, 6523 Ferguson St., will host a debut party at 6 p.m. May 21 for Scarlet Lane Brewing Company, one of the newest breweries in the area.  I stopped in recently at the brewery, located in McCordsville at 7724 Depot St., to talk with CEO and brewer Eilise Lane and head brewer and … more »

Black Market fermentation workshop and dinner promises pickles, sauerkraut and more

Apr 29th, 2014 | Cook, Events, News, Restaurants

By Jolene Ketzenberger Soured ramps? Chocolate sauerkraut cake? The menu at Wednesday’s special dinner at Black Market may sound challenging, but for fermentation fans attending the meal and a pre-dinner workshop with food preservation expert Michaela Hayes, it’s a sweet deal. Hayes, founder of Brooklyn-based Crock & Jar,  is in town at the request of Black … more »
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