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Quilt Ripening

A good friend of mine uses ripening to describe herself, and other things, that need time to percolate.  I thought that word was perfect to illustrate how the Tropical Pop quilt has finally been completed. 669 more words



The tomatoes seem to be ripening all at once. What to do?

Cut some in half.

Dry them a little in the oven at lowest heat. 23 more words

Food Processing

When the Grapes Get Good

There have been significant vineyard plantings across the state of California over the past 10 years. But only in the past five years or so have we seen significant increases in wine production. 172 more words

Wine FAQ

Fall tomatoes

I have kept the tomatoes alive until now by covering them on frosty nights. Now they look very scraggly and don’t ripen any more in the cool weather of autumn. 26 more words


Now it’s the turn for soft cheeses


Soft cheese.- Characteristically, soft cheeses owe their creamy consistency to their high water content. They reach their optimum maturity and flavour very quickly and have a short shelf life in comparison to that of hard cheese, for instance. 785 more words

Cheese Production