Saturday and Sunday at Austin Food & Wine fest was filled with lots of great people, lots of tastings, and a whole lot of wine! We had gotten a booth for the event to provide all the attendees with some much needed water, and to also immerse ourselves in the Austin community. We have been more »
The hills are awash with vibrant yellow mustard flowers near my house. You can’t live in California and not take notice of our spectacular wildflower displays each spring. Orange poppies and purple lupine are mingled with the yellow mustard blooms creating an abstract canvas that can take your breath away. It’s one of my favorite more »
This warm wine with the bold flavor of pomegranate juice takes the chill off these almost-winter days. It’s spiced with cloves and cardamom and has a little apple brandy and ginger to make sure you get toasty warm.
Today I have Grilled Lamb Chops with Peppercorns & Savory Mint Sauce because I like the romance of a picnic. But I also like to break the rules. So my picnics usually stretch beyond fried chicken confines. Because there are a lot of great choices that are perfectly suited to eating outdoors, slouched up against more »