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Wine Pairing Weekend: Spring Fling with Greek Pizza & Wine

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On April 10, 2015 14 Comments

 “Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.”  So said Demosthenes, a Greek orator of the 4th century BCE.  Good old Demosthenes anticipated the utterly clever Food… Read More »

Wine Pairing Weekend: Boulud & Bubbles

In Beverages, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On February 13, 2015 17 Comments

Bubble bubble Toil and trouble Money burns and Pleasure doubles. (Inspired by William Shakespeare and Fantasia)  Champagne is the consummate Valentine’s Day libation.  It oozes romance and lightens… Read More »

Wine Pairing Weekend: Rhone Rangers & Bocuse

In Appetizers, Beverages, Food, Sides, Soups, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On January 9, 2015 19 Comments

I have recently launched a year-long epicurean tour of interesting cuisine from around the world.  With a nudge from the Wine Pairing Weekend group, I have decided to… Read More »

Wine Pairing Weekend Sneak Peak

In Beverages, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On January 8, 2015 1 Comment

It’s that time again!  Saturday, January 10th is the first Wine Pairing Weekend for 2015.  This month we are embracing our inner Cork Dork, and are focusing on… Read More »

Join us for Wine Pairing Weekend January 10, 2015

In Appetizers, Beverages, Cocktails, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On December 31, 2014 2 Comments

“I only drink champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle… Read More »

Wine Pairing Weekend: Segura Viudas Aria Cava with Oysters and Spanish Tapas

In Appetizers, Beverages, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On December 12, 2014 17 Comments

“Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve.  Middle age is when you’re forced to.”  Bill Vaughn Sous Chef says that New Year’s… Read More »

Wine Pairing Weekend: Norwegian Meatballs & 2007 Chateau Musar Horchar

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On November 7, 2014 26 Comments

God jul! The Wine Pairing Weekend Group’s theme is the creative pairing of holiday food and wine. I am many things, and one is being a Holiday Diva… Read More »

Wine Pairing Weekend: E2 Vs. Lola – Pork Tenderloin with Apple and Fig Sauce

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On October 10, 2014 17 Comments

I am seasonally challenged. Here in the desert, our seasons are warm, warmer, very warm, and downright hot.  So merely looking out the window provides no clue to… Read More »

New Mexico: Burgers, Bubbles & Brews

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On September 12, 2014 9 Comments

When it came to the Wine Pairing Weekend’s regional theme, I decided to take the road less traveled. New Mexico may be the “Land of Enchantment” for its… Read More »

Wine Pairing Weekend: Paella & Albarino

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On August 8, 2014 20 Comments

Wine Pairing Weekend is one of my culinary favorites.  This week the Wine Pairing Weekend Group is celebrating “Wine for Summer’s Bounty.”  If you have been reading Confessions… Read More »