Tag Archives: California

Tasting of Summer Produce

To many a foodie, if I were to say ‘Judgment of Paris’, they would know exactly to what I was referring. Not the oil painting by Rubens, but rather the 1976 event in Paris that pitted California wines against French … Continue reading

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The Scent of a Clove

As I was peeling three cloves of fresh garlic harvested from our garden to make a batch of hummus, it occurred to me that it must soon by time for theĀ Annual Gilroy Garlic FestivalĀ in Gilroy, California. I remember the first … Continue reading

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An Oasis for Folks and Fowl

Think of the word ‘oasis’ and it likely congers up images of small lakes amid vast hot and dry deserts – places where man and beast congregate around a source of fresh water in order to survive. There are many … Continue reading

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