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Local wine!

What’s better than a festival where you can taste wine from a bunch of local wineries in one place? A wine festival a little more than a mile from your own house … that happens a day after the weather … Continue reading

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of assorted fruit products

While writing about the pot roast I forgot to mention my other adventures for the weekend: On Saturday I made apple/pear fruit leather, and we visited a couple of local wineries. The fruit leather was basically the Best Thing Ever: … Continue reading

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the idiosyncrasies of description

Another wine posting up: Montinore Almost Dry Riesling. It’s actually kind of hard writing about wine, or really anything with a complex flavor (I think descriptions of coffee would be the same). Because of the complexity, it actually changes flavor … Continue reading

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Another wine entry s up

The two wines of this weekend. Also some notes about why and whether to hold a wine in your mouth for 30 seconds while tasting – warning, it can be unpleasant! Tonight we had roasted cabbage and beets with our … Continue reading

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Things I’ve learned about cooking

These are things I’ve picked up about cooking – one I learned from my mom way back, one I learned more about today, most somewhere in the last few years. What are some of yours? Always scramble your eggs before … Continue reading

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