Adventures In Eating: Apples in Robes

No matter now much effort one puts into a self designated commitment volunteering time, somehow unexpected and calculated good things do happen. After moving to Julian (apple country), a serious matter presented itself to us. The U.S. Forest Service had a Master Plan to place a 37 mile road through the Cleveland National Forest for… read more »


A wine with an aroma and flavor of allspice, pepper, cloves, and cinnamon.    


Grenache is a red grape that is in Southern France and Spain. The distinctive taste of cinnamon in Grenache is what makes it stand out. Grenache is used in some of the most expensive and most elegant wines of the world.  

Recipe: Poached Pears | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Poached Pears by Rosemarie | February 1984 There is no question about it! Desserts will always be my favorite food. Obviously, this poses a problem of dimensions… mainly weight and weight. No matter. I enjoy observing people’s eating habits, and am convinced there are more like me out there. Ever notice how… read more »