Holiday Gift Giving Trail in West Michigan

Struggling to find gifts for your food-centric friends? Follow along on our Holiday Gift Giving Trail in West Michigan as we travel to twelve of our favorite local shops that offer Michigan Made speciality food gift options. Many hidden gems that could be your answer to gift giving this holiday season.  Eat Local West Michigan … Continue reading Holiday Gift Giving Trail in West Michigan

The Story of Brewt’s Bloody Mary Mix

Last May, business partners Emily and Luke spent more than 50 hours in the kitchen, trying to create the best Bloody Mary mix. The two Bloody Mary enthusiasts never had a go-to mix they could get from the grocery store or bar, so they set out to make their own. The mix also falls in line with … Continue reading The Story of Brewt’s Bloody Mary Mix

Made in Michigan: Marmalada Balsamic Tomato Conserve

It's been awhile since I featured a Made in Michigan product, so when Shawn Kohlhaas interviewed Todd Bailey, owner of Todd Bailey Marmalada Specialty Foods, I knew it was time to change that! You can listen to the interview on WYCE Saturday, March 10, 2016 at 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM. Or you can wait for … Continue reading Made in Michigan: Marmalada Balsamic Tomato Conserve

Made in Michigan: Johnny Secreto Foods

Last week I had the chance to meet John Coram, co-owner of Johnny Secreto Foods at the grilling event at Under the Vines. It's always fun to meet the people behind the products. Coram lives in Rockford, and started Johnny Secreto Foods a couple of years ago after being encouraged by friends and family that he should … Continue reading Made in Michigan: Johnny Secreto Foods

Made in Michigan: Hudsonville Ice Cream

Last week I had the privilege of touring Hudsonville Ice Cream. I know, I am special--they are not normally open to the public! I grew up eating Hudsonville ice cream so I was super excited. Hudsonville ice cream isn't in Hudsonville, actually. It started in Burnips and is now in Holland. They still source all … Continue reading Made in Michigan: Hudsonville Ice Cream