July 11, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Chicago! Eat Write Retreat 2015: VIP Luncheon with The Golden Door

Isn’t this the cutest kitchen?  A few weeks ago I was treated to lunch here, hosted by The Golden Door Resort and Spa, which is just a few miles from our ranch.  I flew all the way to Chicago to … Continue reading

June 21, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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An Adventure: From Vermont to the Hudson Valley

Have you ever imagined spending a night all alone in very old house from the Revolutionary War era?  I had no idea that I would be the only guest at this historic B&B until I arrived and was given a … Continue reading

Cabot cookbook and cheese

April 6, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Cabot Creamery Cookbook and Cheese Giveaway!

Who loves Cabot cheese?  I do!  I grew up not far from Cabot, Vermont and still enjoy driving over to visit the creamery.  Want to win a copy of their new cookbook and some scrumptious Cabot cheeses?  Of course you … Continue reading

lemon curry chicken soup

January 11, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Our Anniversary Getaway and a Pot of Chicken Soup

There’s no better time to make a big pot of soup than a rainy Sunday morning here on the avocado ranch! Just chop up some onions, celery, and carrots…and take a look in the pantry to see what might be good … Continue reading

Buyer's Choice Winner

November 4, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Fruits, Veggies, Nuts, Flowers: PMA Fresh Summit 2014!

If you had a chance to experience the largest trade show for fresh produce in the world, would you go?  Two years ago I jumped at the chance to attend the Produce Marketing Associations’ Fresh Summit in Anaheim, CA even though … Continue reading

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