Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Beautiful Taste: Fish handling, Part 1

When it comes to “beautiful tastes,” there is perhaps none more beautiful than the taste of fish when the season, harvest, handling and preparation all come together…when we are lucky to taste a fish as good as it can be. … Continue reading

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Cidering: Dave and Ruth’s Annual Cider Pressing Party

Friends Dave and Ruth have a 125 year-old family cider press that Dave lugged back from Vermont. I am lucky to be included in their annual ritual of gathering apples from abandoned trees and bringing friends together for pressing them … Continue reading

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Congratulations Grouse Mountain Farms On 8.2 Brix Tomato, Winner of the 2010 10.0 Brix Tomato Challenge.

In the worst summer in 30 years to grow tomatoes, we didn’t turn up a 10.0 Brix tomato in our 10.0 Brix Tomato Challenge but we did land an 8.2 Brix German Red Strawberry tomato at Liz Eggers and Mike Hampel’s  Grouse … Continue reading

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