Kona Coffee: Mountain Thunder in a Cloud Forest

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Ever heard of a Cloud Forest?  How about a Peaberry bean? Or the Kona Belt?Visiting the award winning, certified organic Mountain Thunder Kona Coffee farm, was on my list of things I wanted to do when we were in Kona, Hawaii earlier this month.  It was the only thing on my list however, that I knew would be -- dare … [Read more...]

THE LAST DAY: IDAHO POTATO HARVEST TOUR

THE LAST DAY: IDAHO POTATO HARVEST TOUR | Cooking On The Weekends

This was the view from my cabin window when I woke up on day four. I hope you've enjoyed traveling with me through the potato fields on the Idaho Potato Harvest Tour!  And in case you missed it, you can catch up on days one, two and three, here, here and here.Day four in Idaho was mostly about getting to the … [Read more...]

DAY THREE: IDAHO POTATO HARVEST TOUR

DAY THREE: IDAHO POTATO HARVEST TOUR | Cooking On The Weekends

So the Idaho Potato Harvest Tour, hosted by the Idaho Potato Commission, is slowly winding down -- but we're so not done!  (If you missed the first two days, you can catch up here and here.We spent the morning in Idaho Falls at Potandon, an independent company, and full-line supplier of fresh potatoes and onions.  … [Read more...]

DAY TWO: IDAHO POTATO HARVEST TOUR

DAY TWO: IDAHO POTATO HARVEST TOUR | Cooking On The Weekends

Oh, the Idaho sky.It's important to look up at the sky in Idaho, or you might miss this stunning sight.Still in Idaho Falls, day two on the Idaho Potato Harvest Tour was packed with more great opportunities to learn just why potatoes in Idaho are so famous -- and why they're America's favorite vegetable.  (If … [Read more...]