Archive for September, 2016

Wild Mushroom, Potato and Onion Puff Pastry Tart

Top Sonoma Caterer Make’s it Through Covid, Another Tough Wine Harvest and “Duking” it Out, Wendy’s “Refries”

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County It was some 14 years ago or so when I was invited to attend a luncheon hosted by the Sonoma Vintners Association in Chicago at a boutique a hotel up on N. Michigan Ave….

Meatballs Chicken Parmesan with Ricotta Parm and Mozz

Rigatoni with Three Cheeses Whipping Cream and Ham

A Magna Cum Laude Learns About Wine – Sort of, Subway Swings and Taps Foul, Costco Sales Strong, Plenty of Fire But No Water and Gallo Lands Strong

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County Lette Teague, the Wall Street Journal’s wine writer recently took on the daunting task of tutoring a 22 year old, magna cum laude college graduate through wine tasting 101. I thought you might want…

American Macaroni Salad

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chicken Salad with Red Grapes Green and Red Onion Mayo and Sour Cream

Three Wine Lists, Two Chicken Sandwiches, Some Wine Notes and Fun Facts

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County  So I’m sure you’ve seen them – the little fake leatherette bound booklets with the very predictable and limited wine selections that are common place in small mom-and-pop Italian restaurants and little Chinese or…

BBQ Shrimp

Chicken Parmigiana

Pair with a nice Chianti or fruity Zinfandel