Archive for April, 2018

Sandwich Shrimp Salad with Avocado

Winner, Winner Fish and Chicken Dinner – HMMM, Not So Much, The Birth of Bombastic Butter Bombs, Some Reasonable Reds

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County It amazes me that two fast food companies with all of the same equipment and product in front of them can’t just out right copy a process and make the product their own; in…

Salmon Pan Seared Restaurant Style

Gallo Gets Really Big, New Spicy Chicken, a Moment in Time for Wine at the Governor’s Mansion and Matching Wine with Chocolate

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County Happy New Year from a now damp Northern California and by the way if the snow you’re getting has a faint smell of Cabernet that’s our fault, it’s the same storm front we had…

London Broil

Drink with a robust California Cabernet possibly a 2017 Jay Lohr Seven Oaks Pile the thinly sliced steak on crusty rolls for sandwiches, or serve with buttery baked potatoes (great match) and a salad of crisp lettuces. Enjoy!

Lobster Risotto From Hell’s Kitchen

I know you’re saying Lobster Risotto?? Yes and if you shop smart it will be fine and the dish is delicious, be sure to use the shells in the stock. Speaking of stock, I actually found a lobster stock made by the “Better Than Bouillon”…

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The Brad and Jim Show, A Pork Apology, Wine Shipping and How a Bacon and Wine Tasting Went Wrong

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County I’ll be sharing a great new source of wine information and entertainment with you, offering my apology for some bad temp information; providing information on the cost of shipping wine and telling you how…

Potato mushroom gratin

The Best Potato Mushroom Gratin

This is not your everyday scalloped potato dish. You layer the potatoes in along with salt and pepper Parm cheese and the whipping cream. You bake that off and then top with mushrooms more cheese and more whipping cream. You really do want to make…

Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Please note corrected cooking and temperature instructions

How Is Your Wine Store Laid Out? New Wendy’s Chicken Sandwich, Lord Snort Celebrates a Fourth Birthday, Pretzel Rolls, Irish Butter and More!

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County Greetings to everyone and hope you had a fine although probably limited Thanksgiving celebration. We are in the midst of beautiful fall weather in Sonoma with temperatures in the mid-60s and a bright, warm…