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22
Dec

Toasting the New Year

Michael Edwards, author of The Finest Wines of Champagne: A Guide to the Best Cuvées, Houses, and Growers, suggests Champagne pairings for each course in a New Year’s Eve feast. ____________________________________________________________ Champagne …

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21
Dec

A Dessert with a History

Jeri Quinzio, who explores the history of ice cream in Of Sugar and Snow, presents the story of chef Rufus Estes, and a favorite maple dessert from Estes’ 1911 cookbook, Good Things …

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17
Dec

A Winter Salad and Wine Pairings from Evan Goldstein

Master Sommelier Evan Goldstein, author of Daring Pairings and Perfect Pairings, offers up a wintry, persimmon-pomegranate salad and some expert wine pairing tips. _______________________________________________________________ Holiday cheer. The holidays are a loaded time. …

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30
Oct

Full Circle on the 38th Parallel

David and Janet Carle have completed the trans-America portion of their 38th parallel adventure. Over the past month they have explored how water, environment, and culture intersect at this latitude across the …

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16
Oct

Moving West on the 38th Parallel

David and Janet Carle, who set out last month on a worldwide tour of water and environment issues along the 38th parallel, are traveling west across the United States. After visiting the …

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22
Jul

Bargaining for Eden Reading Guide

Stephen Trimble’s Bargaining for Eden is now available in paperback. The following reading guide questions are available to facilitate the book group and classroom discussions the book is provoking: Discussion Questions: 1. …

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17
Jul

Bryant Simon on Coffee Culture

When Starbucks first started out, a $4 coffee was virtually unheard of. However, as Bryant Simon observes in Everything but the Coffee and on his Red Room blog, $4 at Starbucks went …

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