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Do Art and Wine Really Go Together?

My alter ego writes weekly for Fine Art Views, a daily newsletter for artists and art lovers. This Week’s article addresses the whole art/wine scenario: I live in the midst of recently discovered and newly developed wine country, and believe me, nobody … Continue reading

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Artisan Cheese and Twinkies

You’ll be happy to know that the batch of cheese I’m working on this morning is turning out much better than what I made on Sunday. I know. I didn’t tell you about Sunday’s failure because I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Kitchen Failures — Sometimes They’re Delicious

This weekend, the Son and Heir was indescribably excited about making Gjetost (yay-toast), a Norwegian “cheese” produced by simmering whey for 12 hours until it reduces to a creamy, caramelized concoction. Norwegian children apparently eat it spread it on their … Continue reading

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The Politics of Tea

Friday afternoon found me trolling through the establishments of our little town, looking for loose tea, which, obviously, was not in the lumber store, the old fashioned department store (we actually have one of those), or the feed store; neither was it, however, in the grocery store. Continue reading

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Dementia and Cheese

Not having ever traveled to New York or Chicago, I don’t know if Metro-people talk to strangers — and I can understand a reluctance to do so — but in a small town, there is no such thing as a stranger. If a person is standing next to you and he’s reaching for an orange, well, then that’s reason enough to strike up a conversation. If he heads to the bananas next, then it’s time to discuss fruit salad recipes and swap diabetic relative stories.

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