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Japanese Tea

December 20th, 2012 by Pamela Murski

The Art of Fine Teas

We are always interested in information regarding food and discuss many things and side notes in our cooking classes here at the ranch.  Tea is one of those complex subjects with lots of interesting information and an experience to savor….

Tidbits about tea….”If a man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.” — Japanese Proverb

China and Japan are the largest producers of green tea.  Green tea is

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Cooking Classes & Tablescaping

November 27th, 2012 by Pamela Murski

 

Tablescaping and Cooking Class Discussions

When tablescaping, always use items of interest and that tie together through color, texture, season, food, or theme.  One example of a Fall Tablescape that I did recently for a luncheon at the B&B is above.  Notice the antlers, Fall colors and gourds tied together with colored stemware & linens.  Tablescaping is an element of discussion during our cooking classes at the ranch.

Fall Tablescape

Cooking Classes & Tablescapes

October 19th, 2012 by Pamela Murski

When tablescaping, always use items of interest and that tie together through color, texture, season, food, or theme.  This Italian themed table done by a culinary friend for one of our cooking classes, ties together all  the items gathered during her trip to Italy, along with fresh herbal plants, culinary items used in Italian cooking, books, postcards and great colored stemware, dishes & linens.  Presentation is always included in the instruction of our classes at the B&B.