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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 »

The French #Winophiles – Sneak Peak at St. Emilion

In The French Winophiles On August 17, 2016 1 Comment

The French Winophiles are touring St. Emilion and its satellites on Saturday, August 20th. Don’t miss this virtual tour of the right bank of the Bordeaux region that… 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 »

#TourDeManger – Summer in Paris

In Appetizers, Around the World, Entrees, Food, Salads, The French Winophiles, Weekends In a French Kitchen On July 1, 2016 11 Comments

The 103rd Tour de France has officially begun. In our home, this marks 21 days of Sous Chef religiously waking before the crack of dawn to make sure… 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 Tour Touraine/Vouvray May 21st

In The French Winophiles On May 16, 2016 0 Comments

“A meal without wine is like a day without sun” – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin It’s bright and sunny here in the Coachella Valley and our consumption of wine may… 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 »

The French #Winophiles Preview: Pays Nantais

In The French Winophiles On March 17, 2016 0 Comments

Bonjour! It’s time for a special avant-première of The French Winophiles tour of Pays Nantais region of the Loire Valley. This region is on the Atlantic Coast and… 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 »