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#WinePW – Food & Wine of Portugal

On August 1, 2015 0 Comments

Wine Pairing Weekend is headed to Portugal on Saturday, August 8th! Portugal has become one of the most dynamic wine-producing nations with refined red table wines and focused… Read More »

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#ItalianFWT – The Food & Wine of Sardegna

On July 31, 2015 2 Comments

Let’s get some things straight right away about this month’s wine pairing subject for the Italian Food, Wine and Travel Group: Italians say “Sardegna” and non-Italians say “Sardinia,”… Read More »

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Weekend in a French Kitchen: Cherry Clafoutis

On July 19, 2015 8 Comments

I cannot tell a lie. Well, of course I can and often do so when the occasion demands. But in this case I am discussing cherries, which makes… Read More »

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Weekend in a French Kitchen: Andrew Carmellini’s Bow Tie Pasta

On July 18, 2015 5 Comments

Except for evening attire, Sous Chef eschews wearing bow ties. He has no aversion to eating the pasta version and neither do I. So my interest was piqued… Read More »

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The French Winophiles: A Month in Provence

On July 17, 2015 11 Comments

While the riders in the Tour de France have been whirring around the countryside and up and over the mountains, I have focused my attention on Provence—particularly its… Read More »

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The French Winophiles: Sneak Peak at Provence

On July 15, 2015 2 Comments

This weekend tour the Provence countryside with The French Winophiles as we pair Provençal recipes and wines in an effort to please even a gourmand’s palate. Here is… Read More »

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Weekend In a French Kitchen: Shrimp with Armagnac

On July 12, 2015 3 Comments

This week my experience with Weekend in A French Kitchen ranged from the complex and wonderful– Chilled Spring Pea Soup from Café Boulud Cookbook–to  the simple and sublime–Langoustine… Read More »


Weekend in a French Kitchen: Chilled Spring Pea Soup

On July 11, 2015 21 Comments

“Merde!” was a French expression I heard frequently from Sous Chef as he and I laboriously shucked, chopped, sliced, diced, and otherwise prepared Chilled Spring Pea Soup from… Read More »

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#WinePW : Red, White & Blue

On July 10, 2015 24 Comments

It’s time for the July edition of Wine Pairing Weekend. This month our host is Michelle from Rockin Red Blog and she selected an independence Red, White, and… Read More »

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#BloggerClueSociety: Grilled Asian-Style Chicken

On July 7, 2015 20 Comments

Sew you think you can Cook? Sew? Dance? I’ll only claim to knowing how to cook, and sometimes even that is questionable. It’s time for the monthly installment… Read More »