I had the pleasure again this year of being involved in the Connecticut Specialty Food Association’s Product Awards Competition. The competition was held at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Although this was the Competition’s 12th year, it is only the third year that Connecticut wines have been included in the competition and the judging was intense.
By Analiese Paik In 2012 one of our main goals is to help our readers get back in the kitchen cooking seasonally inspired meals for themselves and their families. Welcome to Back to the Kitchen, our seasonal, home cooking series … Read more
Jones Family Farms in Shelton has put summer into high gear with the Red, White & Blue Kickoff of their farmers’ market on July 1 from 3:30-6:30 and the launch of a Farm-to-Table Cooking Series in The Harvest Kitchen. Jones’ … Read more
Corkers has a dual meaning: a person who puts corks into bottles, and a remarkable or astounding person or thing. Both of these definitions seem apt for a blog covering wine in Connecticut. Every month, this category will feature a Connecticut winery and its winemaker, or a Connecticut wine event. It is a very exciting time for winemakers in Connecticut right now. With more than 20 active wineries on the Connecticut Wine Trail, and new farm winery-friendly legislation passed or being considered, the wine industry shows no signs of slowing down.
Award-winning cheesemaker and farmer Mark Gilman of Cato Corner Farm in Colchester, CT, whose cheese Hooligan has been named by both Saveur Magazine and Wine Spectator Magazine as one of America’s top cheeses. The first annual Connecticut Cheese & Wine … Read more