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Ask Marilyn – “Melons”

by Marilyn Markel in Learn

Have questions about a recipe, cooking techniques, cooking tools or ingredients? Hosting your first dinner party or holiday gathering and need some ideas or tips?
Marilyn, our Cooking School Manager, is here to answer all of your cooking questions. We will protect your anonymity so feel free to ask anything, even the questions you never dared to ask about cooking. From novice to pro, this advice column is for food people,… read more

“Hey, there’s something in the bottom of my glass!”

by Elizabeth Cooper in Learn, Wine & Beer

“Hey, there’s something in the bottom of my glass!”…or on the end of the cork or even stuck to the lip and inside neck of the bottle; but what is it? I’ve been getting this question a lot lately. With the arrival of the “natural” wine movement, we are seeing many more unfiltered, unrefined wines on the market. This resurgence of wines in the raw has brought on more customer confusion. There… read more

Ask Marilyn – “Homemade Mayonnaise”

by Marilyn Markel in Learn, Wine & Beer, Learn

Have questions about a recipe, cooking techniques, cooking tools or ingredients? Hosting your first dinner party or holiday gathering and need some ideas or tips?
Marilyn, our Cooking School Manager, is here to answer all of your cooking questions. We will protect your anonymity so feel free to ask anything, even the questions you never dared to ask about cooking. From novice to pro, this advice column is for food people,… read more

Ask Marilyn – “Salts of the Earth”

by Marilyn Markel in Learn, Wine & Beer, Learn, Learn

Have questions about a recipe, cooking techniques, cooking tools or ingredients? Hosting your first dinner party or holiday gathering and need some ideas or tips?
Marilyn, our Cooking School Manager, is here to answer all of your cooking questions. We will protect your anonymity so feel free to ask anything, even the questions you never dared to ask about cooking. From novice to pro, this advice column is for food people,… read more

Organic, Bio-Dynamic, Estate, Low Sulfite….so many choices, what do they all mean?

by Elizabeth Cooper in Learn, Wine & Beer, Learn, Learn, Wine & Beer

This is, of course, a vast subject that could literally span volumes; but in the interest of expediency and keeping this blog somewhat short and readable, I plan to just cover the highlights. I have, over the past months, had several inquiries regarding the questions, so I will do my best to answer them. Let me start by stating with absolute clarity: I am not a medical professional, I hold no degrees in science/chemistry,… read more

Dad wants cheese…duh!

by Matt Hart in Learn, Wine & Beer, Learn, Learn, Wine & Beer, Cheese

With Father’s Day approaching, it seems one could cut the nervous energy in the air with a knife (preferably a cheese knife). Although men contend they’re the more easy-going of the sexes, it is my humble opinion that we men are far pickier than our female counterparts when it comes to receiving gifts from loved ones. I can see it now: frantic, last-minute shopping by Mothers with children in tow, desperately scrambling… read more

Ask Marilyn – “Smoked Onion Jam”

by Marilyn Markel in Learn, Wine & Beer, Learn, Learn, Wine & Beer, Cheese, Learn

Have questions about a recipe, cooking techniques, cooking tools or ingredients? Hosting your first dinner party or holiday gathering and need some ideas or tips?
Marilyn, our Cooking School Manager, is here to answer all of your cooking questions. We will protect your anonymity so feel free to ask anything, even the questions you never dared to ask about cooking. From novice to pro, this advice column is for food people,… read more