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Valentine's Day Recap

Valentine’s Day Recap

If Valentine’s Day is supposed to be a celebration of love, it was. For the third year in a row, we had John’s band and their families over for a Valentine’s Day dinner. The guys cook (and drink beer) and the ladies chat (and drink champagne). The kids make a huge mess. But back to LOVE. […]

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Fish in Parchment With Pesto And Veggies

Fish in Parchment With Pesto And Veggies

Being a member of the Urban Roots CSA is both a blessing and a curse.  While I absolutely adore getting the big bag of home-grown veggies every other week, it’s often a bit of a challenge to use everything in the bag.  On the other hand, being forced to use different veggies on a regular […]

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Four More Fab Wines to Try

Four More Fab Wines to Try

If you enjoyed my previous post on Summer Whites for Less Than $15, here are four more fabulous wines to try, all for less than $20.  As always, do let me know if you have other suggestions. I love trying new wines … and, well, there’s nothing like remodeling a house in 105-degree weather with […]

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Hard Cider Rules

Hard Cider Rules

As I was walking through the grocery store last week, I passed a guy serving samples of Crispin Hard Apple Cider.  I’m not a regular cider drinker, but on occasion, I can really get into a tall glass of Woodchuk or Blackthorn Dry.  On that particular day, maybe it was because taking care of Jack […]

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Summer Whites For Less Than $15

Summer Whites For Less Than $15

As I was flipping through an old Martha Stewart magazine last night, I came across her May calendar.  The entry for today says to “stock upon white and rosè wine for warm-weather entertaining.” Darn it … I knew I was forgetting something.  (Yeah right.)  As far as summer entertaining goes, I’m lucky to get to […]

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