Brewersfest 2013

Last Saturday, after seeing a poster for it while picking up Rye Porter ingredients, we headed up to Cooper’s Lake Campground for the 5th annual Brewersfest, sponsored by Porter House Brew Shop. We had read about it in previous years, but the date hadn’t worked for us in the past. I have to say, though,…

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Peller Estates

Our hostess served us a delicious breakfast of salmon quiche, savory potato cakes, and balsamic-glazed garden tomatoes. We tried to work her espresso machine, but missed one of the instructions, so it was too watery – maybe next time we’ll make some with her stovetop Italian coffee maker (like ours). After breakfast, we headed to…

Time to make the limoncello

It’s that time of year again! Well, actually, it’s been “that time” for over a month now, but I was late in finding organic lemons. For pure summertime alcoholic enjoyment, you’ll need: 6-7 lemons, preferably organic, as it’s only the peels you’ll be using 1 liter of good vodka 4 cups of water (about 1…