February 2014

Corned Beef and more

February 21, 2014

Every February our minds tend to head toward corned beef and more.  We just received a beautiful brisket and are curing half to make corned beef and the other half to make pastrami. Then of course we will need some over the top mustard to serve with all that goodness! In ten days we will […]

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Cheese Making Workshop

February 10, 2014

And they almost did bring the cow!  We had a delightful family join us for a day of cheese making.  They own a dairy ranch in Kansas and thought it would be fun to learn to make cheese from some of that extra milk.  Jay and Meghan along with daughter from San Diego State University […]

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Fun to be a tourist in Napa Valley

February 5, 2014

What fun to be a tourist in our Napa Valley!  With our next door neighbors we began the day with Dungeness Crab Eggs Benedict with Avocado Hollandaise. Our first stop was Peter Michael Winery.  WOW!  We toured the property with Nathalie who took us to the mountain top for the incredible view. Of course we […]

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Honey Bee Update

February 3, 2014

Our girls are hanging in there in spite of the cold weather we have had.  The colony is small but seems mighty and we hope they will winter through to spring successfully.

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