Saturday, November 19, 2011
You know those emails you get from your relative that say "thought you'd enjoy, love so-and-so?" Well I'm not usually one to read those unless they are wine or food related. I know you are all shocked.
A few years ago we discovered our favorite "cheap chardonnay." The Bogle 2008 Chardonnay. Read more about it here, where I high lighted it along with Potato Cheese Soup from my childhood. When my mother sent me Bogle's monthly email new letter I scanned through it only to find a delightful recipe at the bottom that tickled my taste buds.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Every now and then I have a "new kitchen experience." I could just keep them to myself, but as you all know, I'm not really a private person. I live life out loud and if you ask me how I'm doing "fine" is never the answer. So in my successes and my failures, in triumph and tragedy, I write and share.
We had friends coming over just for the day. I decided to get up early before church and whip up some home-made comfy-cozy mac and cheese. But maybe a little dressed up? Found this great site for mac and cheese. Some great ideas.
Speaking of dressed... I was in my robe, with my
Sunday, November 6, 2011
I'll try keep this short and SWEET. A dear baking friend in California never ceases to amaze me with her cakes and baking goodies. This chocolate cake recipe is without fail a show stopper. It's perfect in richness, chocolatiness (Webster's should add that one), moistness and air. When Elisabeth finally gave me the recipe she shrugged and handed me this box:
Saturday, November 5, 2011
|Excuse the lip marks all over my glass. This wine was the kiss of Carlton.|
There was a smooth vibe the moment you walked through the door. Like a perfect Pandora station- mixing sophistication with cool and classic. You were greeted but not bombarded. It was the intrigue that drew us in, not obligation. Then we saw him... Nigel. King of Troon.