Apple Harvest Extravaganza
Food Education

An Apple Harvest Extravaganza

In my area, apple harvest can begin in the summer with apples such as Transparents or Sunrise, but the real bountiful harvest begins in autumn, usually in September and can last into November.  On farms where the farmers harvest for the finest taste, nature dictates harvest-time which can move forward or backward weeks each season.… Continue reading An Apple Harvest Extravaganza

Cheese 101

Cheese 101 ~ Parmesan-Reggiano

Today our highlighted cheese is Parmesan-Reggiano.  Made in the Parma and Reggio Emilia regions of Italy for over 900 years, Parmesan originated in the Benedictine and Cistercian monasteries of the region, using water, salt and milk. During the 14th century these monasteries had a monopoly on the cheese and exports were common, yet because of… Continue reading Cheese 101 ~ Parmesan-Reggiano