August 1, 2013
by MimiDHoltz
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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 MimiDHoltz
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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 MimiDHoltz
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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 MimiDHoltz
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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

February 27, 2013
by MimiDHoltz
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From California to Vermont: Avocados are the Perfect Gift!

It’s amazing to know that the avocados in that box were still on the trees in California on Monday morning…and today is Wednesday, and they have arrived by mail in Vermont. !  And today I’m in Vermont too! I know … Continue reading

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