SEA CHANGE ~ An exclusive look at the Mystic Cheese Company’s newest release!

By |August 23rd, 2014|

Change is upon us! The days have already grown noticeably shorter. The bright greens of the summer leaves are becoming muted and we are waking to cool mornings as the summer season breathes its last slow breaths in the final week of August.

While most families are on vacation at the beautiful beaches and countryside camps […]

Our Favorite Springtime Farm Visits… you come, too!

By |March 12th, 2014|

Spring is a magical time on the farm… the earth is waking, animal babies arrive, our work in the greenhouses foreshadows planting in the fields, we begin to grow and make again, and the barn swallows return. This year, you come too!
Connecticut Food & Farm has selected our Ten Favorite Springtime Farm Visits. At each […]

Melinda Mae Tarts with Blueberry, Bacon, and Basil

By |February 22nd, 2014|

Meet Melinda Mae, the newest cheese from rising star Connecticut cheesemaker Brian Civitello of the Mystic Cheese Company.
Robiola is to Italy what Brie is to France… and Melinda Mae hails from this fine family of soft-ripened cheeses, but offers a cleaner taste on the palate and no off flavors.  The rind is tender and completely […]

Meet Your Maker: DiFiore Pasta Company

By |February 19th, 2014|

Daniel DiFiore is the third generation to continue the work of the DiFiore Pasta Company, a family owned and operated Italian specialty store in Hartford, renowned for handmade ravioli, pastas, and prepared meals.What is the history of the DiFiore Pasta Company?  My grandparents were always foodies. When they were 62 years old my grandfather was […]