Thursday, April 29, 2010
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Cigar Menu
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Charlotte Voisey's Mad For Scotland Recipes
Monday, February 1, 2010
Charlie Palmer's Spice-Crusted Duck Breast, Braised Endive, Natural Duck Jus Recipes
Friday, January 29, 2010
Cigar Diary: Cuba's Best Market, page two
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Part Three: Las Vegas Big Smoke Sunday Seminars
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Part Two: Las Vegas Big Smoke Saturday Seminars
Seed to Box: A Cigar's Journey
Posted: November 18, 2009
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Sathya Levin, vice president of Ashton Cigars.
The fertilizing process is also a delicate one and must be done in exacting amounts as an overdose of nitrogen will kill the leaf's flavor. Planting legumes in the off season is a method used to keep Ph levels in check. Even after the tobacco is picked it is still highly susceptible to mishaps, he said. "The curing barn can spoil an entire crop in one day if the air circulation is wrong."
Experimenting with new types of tobacco is also an ongoing process for tobacco growers, Plasencia said, adding that it takes three years to find out if an innovation works. "Tobacco speaks to you. You just have to listen."
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