Month: June 2010

Almost Summer

It appears the rains are over for the season; and a long season it was! Rain right up to Memorial Day weekend affected at least some vineyards, as hail and strong wings were experienced in certain areas of the county. Long range effects will soon become more clear. My own vines in Dry Creek appear …

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Summer Potato Salad

For the next couple of months it’s picnic season, and potato salad is a go-to dish. Here is a recipe that works. Ingredients 2 ½ pounds russet potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 medium red onion, diced 1 lemon, juiced 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed ½ cup kalamata olives, pitted 1 red pepper, cored …

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