Monthly Archives: August 2011


Veraison occurs when the grapes turn from green to red. It is the beginning of ripening. About the time that the grapes seriously start to ripen, my tomatoes are threatening to overwhelm me and I scold myself that once again, … Continue reading

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When popular cooking teacher Hugh Carpenter comes to demonstrate and make lunch, I always learn something wonderful from him. Last week he made a decadent chocolate tart that I loved. This is not a copy of his tart, but let’s … Continue reading

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