Monthly Archives: April 2009

Spring Potato Salad with Asparagus and Peas

River Dog Farm Potatoes, Asparagus, and Spring Onions, County Line Radishes, Swanton Shelling Peas. Chervil, Parsley, Chives, Green Garlic-Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette. I think this was the best potato salad I've ever made. Water saving tip: Steam the potatoes whole (makes them more consistent too) Use the same steaming water to steam the asparagus (2 minutes, [...]
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Homemade Red Wine Vinegar

So I got a line on a 100 year old vinegar mother from the old Cribari wine family. I got my instructions and I'm ready to go. Truth be told: I was a little apprehensive about the wooden barrel. They are expensive, require curing, and though picturesque, they're not the best thing for vinegar. The [...]
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