This month’s Wine Night party found us celebrating one of the best wines I’ve ever sipped. A Barolo from Italy. Barolo wines are derived from the Nebbiolo grape and are produced in Italy’s Piedmont region. Nebbiolo is a black-skinned red wine grape variety most famous for creating the ‘tar and roses’ scent that is prominent in Barolo wines. This
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Slather one pork tenderoloin (1 pound) generously with Dijon mustard. Take a healthy scoop each of whole coriander seeds and whole black peppercorns and run them through a spice grinder just to break them up and press them onto the pork. In an oven-proof fry pan (I used my cast iron) brown tenderloin in a small
Slow cooked braised chicken recipes are quickly becoming a favorite cold weather dish in our house and this tarragon version didn’t disappoint. So savory and melt in your mouth delicious. Let’s take a look.
Looking for a Thanksgiving Cocktail recipe to serve your guests? How about a Pumpkin Pie Martini.
Boy, this was a tough assignment for me. Normally when browsing my assigned blog for The Secret Recipe Club, my problem would be the hard task of deciding on just one recipe to prepare. This month, while scrolling through The Novice Housewife’s site, I was truly afraid I didn’t have the culinary ability to prepare some
My mom put Potato Soup on the dinner table at least once a week while I was growing up. Simple with ingredients, and so big on flavor, it’s definitely towards the top of my comfort food list. I make it on a regular basis also, but never seem to think it taskes as good as
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and chop one clove garlic Heat a small amount of oil in fry pan Saute one small package baby spinach and garlic in oil until spinach is wilted, about two minutes. Remove from heat to cool slightly. Cut boneless skinless chicken breasts in half horizontally and pound until even in thickness. Or
I saw this shrimp salad recipe on Sam’s blog on Thursday morning and it was on our dinner table Thursday evening. Or at least a similar version was on our table.
I had a crisper drawer full of chile peppers from various September and October CSA deliveries. The jalapeno’s had kept their brilliant green color, a few other varieties had turned a bright red, a couple had taken on an orange hue and some were gold and yellow. I threw them all on a baking sheet,