Nocino is an Italian-style walnut liqueur. A local distillery makes a version with Indiana walnuts, but not the kind that's likely littering your yard.
Nocino is a seasonal spirit made from local green walnuts. It's great on its own or mixed into cocktails like this one from former Cardinal bartender, Chris Resnick.
This week, Chef Dean Wirkerman uses housemade buttermilk to make ranch dressing. He also whips up a chimichurri to serve over grilled steak.
Chimichurri is best made with herbs fresh from your garden, whether it's mint, cilantro or parsley. Use Chef Dean Wirkerman's recipe as a jumping off point.
Sercarz sources spices from all over the world and sells custom blends to chefs and home cooks. He describes what fresh means when it comes to spices.
Adam Quirk of Cardinal Spirits talks about the authors that got him started down the path to opening a distillery.