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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
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home cheese-maker
A bit about me:
I write posts that include Italian words and their pronunciation
My latest DIY project:
blue cheese (for which I have been warned to keep my expectations low)
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roasted applesauce

[Originally posted on my blog briciole as salsa di mele arrosto / roasted applesauce]

roasted applesauce

A little while ago, a friend of mine gave me a case of apples…


Posted on December 15, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

HOMEGROWN Fair Submission - homemade cheese: robiola

[Originally posted on my blog briciole as homemade robiola]

robiola on the cutting board

on the cutting board, with…


Posted on October 30, 2011 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

HOMEGROWN Fair Submission - homemade cheese: English-style Coulommiers (a.k.a. English farmhouse cheese)

[Originally posted on my blog briciole as English-style Coulommiers (a.k.a. English farmhouse cheese)]

I am not sure why I had never tried to make this fresh cheese before, but I am certainly glad that the availability of fresh goat…


Posted on June 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment


roveja [Originally posted on my blog briciole as roveja]

(Pisum arvense) — About a year and a half ago, I received an email from a reader asking me about…


Posted on January 15, 2011 at 4:48pm

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At 5:07pm on August 13, 2010, Cornelia said…
Hi Simona - welcome to HOMEGROWN!
OH, how we love cheese here! Something that folks with blogs do is cross-post to the member blog here. It's a nice way for us to get to know each other and to share information. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!

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