21 Concord Grape Ideas from Huffington Post

21 Concord Grape Ideas from Huffington Post

For Day 6 of Concord Grape Week, here’s a link to a post on Huffington from November 2011. You will find an abundance of lovely ideas: 21 classic recipes for Concord grapes. It’s a wonderful array of jellies, pies, cakes, cookies, shrubs, sorbets, ice...
Celebrating the Concord Grape

Celebrating the Concord Grape

One of the treasures of fall is the too brief appearance of Concord grapes. Their color, flavor and texture are unmatched. There is no official “Concord Grape Day” or week or month. So, in defense of this noble grape, in celebration of its unique favor,...
Madava Farms and Maple Syrup and Syrup Tasting

Madava Farms and Maple Syrup and Syrup Tasting

  Last weekend Suzen and I had the pleasure of visiting Madava Farms in Dutchess Country, New York, to see a "syrup chateau" and enjoy the finest in maple syrup products. We actually did a maple syrup tasting, beginning with maple sugar, then light...
In the Coming Days: It’s All About B’s

In the Coming Days: It’s All About B’s

Happy Monday, Suzen and I have been traveling and cooking. Over the next week+ we'll share some wonderful food ideas with you. And they all begin with a B. Today's post is about Brian's Simply the Best Baked Beans. But there's more: beverages including...
And on the Table

And on the Table

Why do people put flowers on the dining room table? For beauty? For luster? Does it seem sensuous? In our weekend house, we have a big, very big cherry wood dining table. Over the fifteen years we’ve enjoyed our getaway, we’ve added new plants outside...