Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Wednesday August 25, 2010

Heirloom Meals Radio:
Margaret Braun

Spend an hour listening to Heirloom Meals Radio host Carole Murko interview New York City’s Decorative Diva of High Pastry art, Margaret Braun. Margaret shares her cherished memories of growing up in Levittown, NY in a family that loved food, art and music. And see how it is no surprise that Margaret orchestrates cake decorating to a high art. There is a palpable warmth, enthusiasm and spirituality that exudes out of Margaret. Her story is real and inspirational. Thank you Margaret!!
When in doubt, polka dots!

Tuesday August 24, 2010

Life at Boulderwood:
The Love Affair of Burt and Uni

Animal Tales from Boulderwood Farm

The love affair of Burt and Uni, guinea fowl and border collie, BFF!!
They go everywhere together, nose to butt.  An unlikely pair for sure! Who do you think is fiercer?  Burt or Uni.  Clue - one of them had Jim's friend hopping all over the driveway and chased him into the house....

Monday August 23, 2010

Ms Murky Mondays:
Tasters at the Berkshire Grown/Country Living Fair

The Berkshire Grown/Country Living Event was M-A-G-I-C-A-L!!

Here's a short video summarizing the evening by one of the guests!!  Thank you Glen Ellen!!
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I am exhausted and about to hop on the train to NYC - more to come - PROMISE!!

Love you ALL!!!

Friday August 20, 2010

Carole’s Concoctions:
Berkshire Grown/Country Living Fundraising Dinner Menu

 
 

 

Starters


Boulderwood Farm Bantam Deviled Eggs
Berkshire Blue Cheese Dip with Indian Line Carrots
Cold Taft Farm Corn Soup with Adobo
Grilled Leahey Farm Lamb Sausage
 
Bar
Peachy Keen Martinis with local Peach nectar + Berkshire Mountain Distillers Ice Glen Vodka
Barrington Brewery Beer
Homemade "Limonata"
Saratoga Springs Sparkling Water
Wine
 
Primo
Berkshire Mountain Bakery Pizza Crust  topped with 
Farm Girl Farm Caramelized Onions, Monterey Chevre, 
Equinox Farm Arugula, and Balsamic Vinegar
 
Main
Cousin Ruthie’s Divine Chicken Breasts
Farm Girl Farm Heirloom Tomato Napoleon and Pesto
 
Whipporwill Farm Maple Syrup Braised Short Ribs
Indian Line Farm Leeks Vinaigrette
 
Greens
Shaved Indian Line Farm Fennel Salad with Truffle Oil
 
Cheese
Trio of Local Cheese
 
Dessert 
Warm Taft Farm Corn Custard made with Boulderwood Farm Eggs and topped with Highlawn Farm Whipped Cream and Taft Farm Berries
Coffee and Tea
 
We'll post recipes and photos on Monday.  Until then we'll be busy as beavers. Ciao!!

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