Sporkeasy: Cookin’ with pawpaw

Green, bulbous and enticingly strange fruit hang in clusters from skinny trees all over the Eastern U.S. Yep, it’s pawpaw time. For those who have not yet tasted a pawpaw, it is surprisingly tropical. Surprising, because the pawpaw is native to the Midwest and surrounding regions. It tastes like a magical mix of mango, pineapple,…

Sporkeasy presents: Just add beer

Any upperclassmen out there looking to flex your new kitchen? Instabrag about your iron-chef skills by sourcing local and boozing it up. If you’ve spent more than 10 seconds in Athens, it’s obvious that people take the farm-to-table connection seriously. Many restaurants partner with the 30 Mile Meal program and boast menus primarily sourced with…

How many perfect Athens days do you have left?

Seniors! Take heed! These last couple dozen days will be busy. But what will you regret when it’s all gone? What will you have wished you did? Those leaving Ohio University and Athens should take the time to savor these last few weeks here. You may think that you’ve done it all in Athens and OU.…

Sporkeasy laboraties present: the Enchilasagna

This is the best food combination since all of those food combinations everyone loves. We took the ingredients of an enchilada (tortilla, beans and veggies), and layered them like a lasagna, with a little mole added for good measure.  Really we just didn’t want to roll up a bunch of little enchiladas. And I didn’t…