Guide to Vineyards in Northern California

California has a host of brilliant wine growing regions and areas. Most people think that the Napa Valley is the only place for wine lovers to visit, but there are many wonderful secrets hiding in the hills of California. California’s Central Valley, has hot, hot summers and mild winters that allow for bountiful table and wine…

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Easy tips for making great espresso at home

True, honest-to-goodness espresso requires more grandiose mechanisms and practice using them than the normal person will encounter. This does not mean that you can’t make a delightfully strong cup of espresso at home. Although you probably will never get a hold of the highest-prized coffee beans to do it (they come out of a small…

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