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- Des, The Grommet

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I'm amazed at how superior your vanilla is!" – from Des, The Grommet

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  • Blackberry-Vanilla Sundaes

    Blackberry-Vanilla Sundaes

    On the California Coast, blackberry season begins when summer is already in full swing. The berries are slow to ripen as even on warm days the evenings are cool, so there aren’t evening hours to help turn the berries from red to black. When they’re finally ripe, it’s easy to …Read More »
  • Fruit Galettes and the Crust that Encompasses Them

    Fruit Galettes and the Crust that Encompasses Them

        When the warm days of late spring arrive, the Farmer’s Markets in California are a veritable cornucopia of early peaches, nectarines, apricots, pluots, apriums, plums, strawberries, rhubarb and cherries! My mind whirls over which to choose and how to use. My cat feels similarly overwhelmed as he sits …Read More »
  • Rock Star Maple-Vanilla Granola

    Rock Star Maple-Vanilla Granola

    Having come of age in the 1960s in the San Francisco Bay Area, I experienced the folk music era, mini-skirts, peace marches and lots of good ole’ rock ‘n’ roll. In 1969 I moved to the Mendocino Coast and lived in a farm house built in 1886. All this is …Read More »
  • CASEM COOP: A Story of Commitment, Endurance and Love

    CASEM COOP: A Story of Commitment, Endurance and Love

    It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.  Attributed to Charles Darwin If you’ve traveled to Costa Rica, you’ve experienced its beauty and the many ways to enjoy all it offers. A …Read More »

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Patricia Rain, also known as the Vanilla Queen, is an author, educator, culinary historian, and owner of The Vanilla Company, a socially conscious business dedicated to the promotion of pure, natural vanilla, and the support of vanilla farmers worldwide. Meet Patricia here.

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