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  • Farmers Markets: In Lancaster, uncertified but top quality

    Farmers Markets: In Lancaster, uncertified but top quality
    At many Southern California certified farmers markets, the vendors may comply with agricultural regulations but still offer only mediocre produce and may never have actually set foot on a farm. Paradoxically, the Antelope Valley Winery farmers market in Lancaster is uncertified — not supervised by county or state agricultural authorities — but it's the best in its area, boasting really fresh produce, much of it organic, from nearby small farms. Flanked by trellised grapevines, it's small but picturesque, and much beloved by local customers and growers.
  • Recipe: German pancake with sautéed apples

    Recipe: German pancake with sautéed apples
      45 minutes. Serves 2 to 4 Sautéed apples 1/3 cup raisins 1/2 cup rum 3 apples, preferably Granny Smith, cored, peeled and each cut into 8 slices 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon...

    The future of Gravenstein apples hangs on a thin stem

    The future of Gravenstein apples hangs on a thin stem
    With thick, hollow trunks and lichen-draped limbs propped up on crutches, the century-old Gravenstein trees at Walker Apples look less like a working orchard than an arboreal infirmary, or the rear guard of a retreating army. The 20 square miles of...

    Chained thinking on the federal deficit

    Chained thinking on the federal deficit
    Washington's tug of war over the federal budget has many wonders, but the biggest one of all must be the lengths to which politicians and pundits will go to deprive Granny and Grandpa of $30 a month. That's the amount by which benefits for the average...

    Recipe: Mini double-crust apple pies

    Recipe: Mini double-crust apple pies
      Total time: 1½ hours, plus cooling time for the pies Servings: 12 Note: To rehydrate the raisins, place them in a small saucepan and cover with rum, another liqueur or juice, and warm over gentle heat until the raisins are softened and plump....