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The French #Winophiles – The St. Emilion Affair

In Beverages, The French Winophiles, Wine On August 20, 2016 1 Comment

Sous Chef frequently confuses our kitchen for a restaurant. For example, Saturday was the first pre-season NFL game that he was going to be home to watch and… Read More »

#WinePW – Tasting South Africa

In Appetizers, Around the World, Beverages, Desserts, Entrees, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On August 13, 2016 3 Comments

Sous Chef is a seasoned world traveler. He’s been virtually everywhere, with the exception of some third world countries which wouldn’t be quite his style. Often he regales… Read More »

The French #Winophiles – Banking on Bordeaux

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, The French Winophiles, Wine On July 15, 2016 4 Comments

Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon III may seem strange bedfellows, but they shared a passion for wine and were instrumental in making sense of the Bordeaux wine industry. Their… Read More »

#WinePW – Amontillado & Ajoblanco

In Around the World, Beverages, Food, Soups, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On July 9, 2016 11 Comments

This month the Wine Pairing Weekend Group is exploring food and wine pairings with Sherry. Jeff from Food Wine Click is hosting this event, which will inspire you… Read More »

#ItalianFWT – The Aperitivo Hour with Orange Wine & Walnut Pesto

In #ItalianFWT, Beverages, Wine On July 1, 2016 6 Comments

Sous Chef has finally accepted that in fashion Orange is the new Black and not just indicative of prison garb. Now I have the temerity to inform him… Read More »

The French #Winophiles – Chicken & Chinon

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, The French Winophiles On May 20, 2016 6 Comments

French food is often deemed fussy and unattainable for the home cook. Rarely is it considered weeknight fare for the busy working family. Until now, that is. I’ve… Read More »

The French #Winophiles: Chenin from Saumur, Cabernet Franc from Anjou

In Beverages, The French Winophiles, Wine On April 15, 2016 8 Comments

It is dreaded April 15 as I write this and, although I would dearly love something stronger to ease the fiscal pain, I will not forsake my French… Read More »

The French #Winophiles – Puff Pastry with Bleu Cheese & Pear with Wines from Pays Nantais

In Appetizers, Beverages, Food, The French Winophiles, Wine On March 18, 2016 7 Comments

Mulligan: A second chance to perform an action, usually after the first chance went wrong through bad luck or blunder. I need a mulligan. Despite creating a beautiful… Read More »

#BloggerClue: Muddling through Easter

In Beverages, C.L.U.E. Society, Cocktails On March 9, 2016 9 Comments

The old adage “biting off more than you can chew” seems pointedly directed at me. This month I find myself late and begging for mercy and forgiveness from the lovely ladies… Read More »

The French #Winophiles – The Versatile Wines of Alsace

In Beverages, The French Winophiles, Wine On February 20, 2016 4 Comments

The hills are alive with the wines of Alsace. I can’t drink Alsatian wine without thinking about the Von Trapp family and having the songs from The Sound… Read More »