How to Make Sure Thanksgiving Dinner Goes Smoothly

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Downtown Market

Every year we offer to have Thanksgiving Dinner at our house and every year we find ourselves stressed, panicked, and overwhelmed as Thanksgiving Day draws closer and closer.  There never seems to be enough time or energy to create the…

How To Plan For Leftovers

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Downtown Market

One of the biggest issues that comes with learning to cook is the issue of planning meals.  There are hundreds of recipes on how to buy and prepare meals in bulk for families, but far fewer recipes on how to repurpose leftovers.  We get it;…

5 Tips For Setting Up Your Own Home Bar

Posted on September 22, 2016 by Downtown Market

Nothing can cure the blues of the end of the summer like learning a new skill. And I would argue that no skill is quite as useful as learning how to make yourself a cocktail. Chasing the fall chill away with a perfectly balanced Manhattan or…

How To Begin Sharpening Your Knife Skills

Posted on September 20, 2016 by Downtown Market

One of the most frequent questions we hear is “What can I do to become a better cook?” One of the simplest answers is to master basic knife skills.  As we head towards the holiday season, there is no better time than right now for us to work…

The Two Things You Need To Master In Order To Make Awesome Poutine

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Downtown Market

We are getting excited for our “Poutine and Beer” class that is coming up in the not so far future.  While Poutine is one of our favorite snacks, we often get asked “What is Poutine? How do you pronounce it? How can I make this at home?”  If…

Field & Fire: A Bakery With A Vision

Posted on August 5, 2016 by Downtown Market

Field & Fire, like so many great ideas, arose out of a conversation between husband and wife.  After years in the industry, with tons of experience with bread, and a deep passion for fermentation, Shelby felt that his specific vision for a…

A Perfect Summer Drink: The Mint Julep

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Downtown Market

  We get excited about seasonal drinks and this summer, we’re excited about the Mint Julep. Crushed ice, bourbon, mint—the mix of sweet and bitter… what’s not to love? Below is our recipe for the perfect mint julep. Follow the steps and wow…

How To Make Gin & Tonic Booze Pops

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Downtown Market

It’s summer again and we all know what that means...time for cooling off with fun drinks! One of our favorite ways to enjoy an adult beverage is the booze pop.  It’s easy and a great way to delight the kid in you! Dip into nostalgia with us…

How To Make The Perfect Batter For Chocolate Cupcakes

Posted on June 16, 2016 by Downtown Market

We’re big fans of cupcakes here at the Market and, during the summer months (we like to refer to these months as “cupcake season”), we are able to bake a ton of them! When it comes to cupcakes, there are a lot of reasons to love them.…

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