Here’s a different and spicy version of our American classic. Rich with chili powder, sassy with cumin, sweet with creamed corn, this is a dinner suitable for our Southwestern lovin’ palates. This recipe makes two loaves, cook one and freeze the other. Left overs make wonderful cold sandwiches.
Smoked Salmon Appetizer platter with Cheese and Crackers and Horseradish Cream. A great appetizer idea for your next wine tasting party. This past Tuesday, we hosted our monthly Wine Time gathering with our good friends, “the usual suspects.” For my contribution I served my favorite smoked salmon appetizer, a simple idea that I took away
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
“Call up a couple of friends that share your love of wine and invite them over. Tell them that you have been waiting to open these bottles and that you couldn’t think of anyone that you’d rather share them with. Fine wine, like life, is meant to be enjoyed.” Loosely quoted from Matt Kramer,
As I write this, I’m enjoying a piece of toast with some delicious Marionberry Jam that I brought back as a souvenir, and can’t believe it’s already been two weeks ago today that I was at this beautiful brunch. This meal was so enjoyable and special that the flavors and aromas are still fresh in memory.
One of the evening events at the International Pinot Noir Celebration was the famous Northwest Salmon Bake in the Oak Grove at Linfield College. A long standing tradition of the IPNC, the Salmon Bake dramatically showcased wild salmon roasted on alder stakes over a custom built fire pit. Cellared Pinot Noir and wines from
We traveled to the International Pinot Noir Celebration in Oregon Wine Country after reading rave reviews in the Travel Section of the Denver Post. It read something like “If you can only travel to one food and wine festival, pick this one” We had traveled to Oregon last summer on a wine tasting trip with friends and fell
Thursday evening we attended a pre-IPNC winemaker’s dinner at Domaine Serene Winery. Many of these dinners were available at various wineries and selecting which one to attend was difficult. We so much enjoyed a visit and VIP Tasting at Domaine Serene last year that we decided this would be our choice. Domaine Serene is owned by Ken and Grace
Crescent Cafe McMinnville, Oregon. The only place to eat breakfast while visiting wine country near McMinnville. Before I dive into writing about the food, wine and events of the INPC, I wanted to post a quick note about our travels on Thursday, starting with the Crescent Cafe.