July 7, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado and Friends’ Ultimate Summer Ice Cream Giveaway!

It’s summertime and guess where I am?   Vermont!  Today is one of the most perfect summer days I have seen in a long time…so my mother, daughter, and I drove out to the Bragg Farm in East Montpelier to … Continue reading

August 1, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Burrata: A Demonstration by Domenico Marchitelli of Maplebrook Farm

I will admit that until a few weeks ago I had never heard of burrata.  This dreamy sphere of fresh mozzarella stuffed with a decadent creamy filling originated in Puglia, Italy.  The story goes that cheese makers needed a way … Continue reading

July 23, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Vermont Cheesemakers Festival at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont

The 5th annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival was held on July 21, 2013 and for the first time, I was able to go!  This event sells out every year, so I ordered my ticket online before I left California.  The day … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado Visits Cabot Creamery in Cabot, Vermont

Last Saturday I drove out to Cabot, Vermont to see the Cabot Creamery.  It has been many years since I’ve been there…33 to be exact.  The last time I went to Cabot was in 1981 when my then-boyfriend had come … Continue reading

July 20, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Susie’s Blueberry Tart: A Summertime Treat!

It’s summertime in Vermont, and that means blueberries!   There are several blueberry bushes in my mother’s yard, but we have never seen many berries on them.   I was so surprised when I arrived for my summertime visit and … Continue reading

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