Articles by Amy Magnus

Amy co-founded the Yellow Springs Winter Farmers Market in 2010 which runs Saturday mornings January thru March at the United Methodist Church. She grew up among the corn fields and dairy farms in upstate New York and draws from her experiences cooking as a young teen, a single person, and now a wife and mother. Amy began preparing meals for her family at the age 10. Her mother's kitchen bible was the Betty Crocker Cookbook, her own is the Moosewood.

More Articles by Amy Magnus
  • BLOG-A Walk to the Rock House

    linger here

    We pass the time as well as any group of friends can on a beautiful spring day.

  • BLOG-The Springs in April

    apple pastry

    We are blessed to live in a garden-rich, good-bread, fine-food village and are fortunate souls to know it.

  • BLOG-Tennis Camp

    short shorts

    Code-named Tennis Camp, our spring break vacation is much like the Friday night dinner that we prepared together—splendid, eventful, and gone much too quickly.

  • BLOG-Misty Watercolor Dreams

    signing her work

    I indulge my child’s evening whim on a school night, and three of us find adventure in a watery landscape.

  • BLOG-Pie is for Pi Day

    hortopita cooling

    On March 14th, my mind turns to pie and this year to a homemade phyllo dough.

  • BLOG-The Sorcerer’s Stone

    vineyard's Sorcerer's Stone

    This week my daughter and I finish J.K. Rowling’s first adventure book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and we drink in the excitement like an exotic Elixir of Life.

  • BLOG-Everybody’s Heros

    deluxe banjo

    First you need something that vibrates; then you need something that resonates. These are the essential elements of a musical instrument… and of the national treasures that are WYSO Public Radio and Mad River Theater Works.

  • BLOG-So Far So Good

    bean medley on chili

    Today Jeremy is making chili and together we are braving the competition at the 20th Annual McKinney Chili Cook Off, Saturday 22 February, from 4pm to 7:30pm at the Yellow Springs High School.

  • BLOG-Happiness is a Full Shoebox

    valentines to make

    Here, on Valentines Day, we open ourselves up like a shoebox full of affection vulnerable in that moment but alive with the anticipation of seeing sparks as they start to fly.

  • BLOG-It is a Puzzle

    easy again

    A 1000 piece puzzle turns into an unexpected long and interesting journey through a mystic wonderland.

  • BLOG-Love Is In The Air

    Route 66 Breakfast

    It’s not Spring yet and Valentine’s Day is two weeks away. Still, Love is in the air, and I can taste it!

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