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email@example.comPlants are in the ground for Washington County's next vineyard. J. Randall Thompson, president and CEO of ThompsonGas, has started a vineyard and wine-making business called Big Cork at his family farm in Rohrersville in southern Washington County....
L.A. NOWThe Santa Catalina Island Conservancy’s board of directors on Monday announced that it has “complete confidence” in Ann Muscat, the controversial president and executive director of the nonprofit charity that manages 88% of the island......
REEDLEY, Calif. -- Raisins are the neglected icon of California agriculture, perceived as an old-fashioned industrial commodity, devoid of seasonal sizzle. At farmers markets, however, it's well worth searching out special varieties, freshly harvested and...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesDeborah Wong Chamberlain's luscious Valencia Pride mangoes are among a very few elite fruits, such as Blenheim apricots, Snow Queen nectarines and Persian mulberries, whose seasonal appearance at farmers markets occasions the most intense anticipation and...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesOne of the rarest but greatest pleasures of farmers markets is encountering passionate collectors who sell a wide range of rare fruit varieties normally grown only at specialty sites such as germplasm repositories and agricultural experiment stations....
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RED WINES Cabernet Sauvignon Ancient Peaks, $15+, Paso Robles, 2009, 90 pts. Beringer Founders’ Estate, Under $15, California, 2008, 92 pts. Blackstone, Under $30, Reserve, Sonoma County, 2007, 93 pts. BR Cohn Winery, Under $30,...
World NowThree French aid workers held hostage in Yemen for more than five months returned home Monday. Neighboring Oman negotiated the release of the French hostages and may have paid an unspecified ransom, according to news reports....
Daily DishWhat do you get when you cross the rich, fruity flavor of Concord-type grapes with the crisp flesh and thin skin of California table grapes? Improbably, a new fruit with the look and mouth-feel of a conventional green grape, but......
The Dish - Orlando SentinelHollis Wilder of Orlando's Sweet! By Good Golly Miss Holly (711 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando; 407-277-7746; sweetbyholly.com) won Food Network âCupcake Warsâ champions. Here are Wilder's award-winning championship recipes. Be prepared. These is not...
While the weather has careened in the last week from broiling to chilly and sodden and back to warm, and summer produce, such as peaches, peppers and eggplants, continue to be offered at farmers markets, a change is in the air, independent of the...
Chicago TribunePassover preparation can be an arduous task. You clean the house, get rid of leavened foods, bring out the right china, cook a Seder dinner — and shop for kosher wine. "Jews are required to drink wine on Passover, even if they don't like wine and...
Total time: 1 hour Servings: 4 Note: Donna Deane was inspired by specialties of France, Spain and Denmark while developing ideas for an article on open-faced sandwiches. Here she combines Manchego, the Spanish cheese, now widely available, with our...
Tags: Onions, Lifestyle and Leisure, Cheese, Breads, Sandwiches
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