August 28, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Fresh Figs and Walnuts Glazed with Maple Syrup…on Ice Cream!

My grandfather had one fig tree in the back yard of the home where my mother grew up in Tupelo, Mississippi.  My mother still remembers picking a perfectly ripe fig and popping it into her mouth when she was a … 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

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