It's back to school time. That means it's also time for rushed afternoons filled with homework, sports practices, tutoring, play dates, music or other lessons, and other errands or appointments that leads to more time in the car and less time to spend making a great family meal. A lot of moms find themselves relying… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto
Month: August 2018
Wine & Cheese Advent Calendars
If you didn't see these wine advent calendars mentioned last year you didn't miss anything because they were only sold in the United Kingdom. This year we are in luck in the United States, Ana Calderone from People Magazine reports that Aldi is going to be selling them here!!!! ANA CALDERONE August 20, 2018 02:58 PM… Continue reading Wine & Cheese Advent Calendars
What Makes a Wine Kosher?
I have heard Jewish friends mention kosher delicacies they enjoy, although some don't sound all that delightful to this girl, during their feasts and wondered why it is that I only hear jokes about Manischewitz when wine is mentioned. Is there no other kosher wine? #GirlsGoneWine want to know! I sent my fingers flying across… Continue reading What Makes a Wine Kosher?
Rules for Cooking with Wine
Wine can enhance the flavors of a dish and even bring out flavors you never expected, but if you don't know what you are doing when you cook with wine, you can easily ruin your whole meal. Thankfully chefs are generous in sharing some very simple tips for cooking with wine so that home cooks… Continue reading Rules for Cooking with Wine
Manhattan Inspired Clam Chowder
I love seafood! Cooked or raw, I love it all, so I was pissed when I developed an allergy to one of my favorites, scallops! Lobster, crab, & clams are my first choices if available, so, thankfully, that was the only shellfish that I'm affected by or it would definitely be #HoustonWeHaveAProblem! Because I actually… Continue reading Manhattan Inspired Clam Chowder