Welcome to day 3 of Wine & Food Pairings week! To get caught up, you can visit the first day: How to Pair Food and Wine Day two we discussed Rule one: Acid needs acid with: Truffled Prosciutto Salad with Pinot Noir Today we are jumping into Rule Two: Tannins Need Fat. Just to recap, a tannin [...]
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Pinot Noir with a beautiful Prosciutto Truffle Salad teaches you how to pair a red wine with pork.
This is my first giveaway! I’m so excited, because as you have read over my recent posts, Christmas is about giving to others. AND I get to give to YOU, so maybe that makes me a selfish, Christmas Spirit hoarder. I’m fine with that. I was contacted by Ile de France a few weeks ago, [...]
The requirements for party food are pretty simple, but hard and fast. Yummy Must travel well Must have the ability to sit at room temperature for extended periods of time Bonus if it evokes this sentence from at least one other party goer: “Can I get that recipe from you?” Mini galettes also have the [...]
Only three ingredients. Perfect for a party, and I do believe that Halloween kicks off the party season. The fall is filled with holidays, parties, my birthday…OK, so maybe there is a chance you’re not thinking about that last one. The number one food related question people ask me is about recipes for easy, yummy [...]
How to make tortillas from scratch. Using bacon fat, or even vegetable shortening to make then vegan.
Spooky Halloween treat. Looks like slimy, severed fingers, makes you hungry, right? That’s the best part about Halloween, you get to make crazy, gross, appetizers that are inspired by dismembered body parts and people love it. Spooky Avocado Witches Fingers 4 Avocados peeled, pitted and halved 1 tbs lemon or lime juice 2 ounces goat [...]
My favorite thing about pulled pork is that it takes a long time. You didn’t read that wrong, I LIKE that it takes hours. Probably because I tend to over-committ myself, double book myself, take on too much, then feel guilty that I am not able to give 100% to everything and I need to [...]
I could eat pie every day. I love it. It’s my First Love when it comes to desserts and cooking in general. I could have an All Pies blog (“Pie Fits”??) and be perfectly happy. When I was a kid, I didn’t want birthday cake (gasp!!!) I wanted birthday pie. Usually Apple. Not enough [...]
I got a request last week (yay!) for a How To post about round meatballs. Most pan fried meatballs have the same issue, flat on three sides, in a pyramid shape, as opposed to the pretty round ones. There are three methods to making meatballs round, but all start the same way. Mix up your favorite [...]