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
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
It seems like every appetizer served at parties, large or small, is forbidden to those who follow the low carb lifestyles touted by the Keto, Paleo and Atkins diets, but who has the time, or patience, to spend making some of the recipes for snacks that are allowed? The only saving grace for those diets… Continue reading Aguachile de Camarón
All of us, I assume, want to be healthy. And most of us, at one time or another, are watching what we eat or trying to lose a few (or more than a few) pounds. Usually that means making sacrifices in order to accomplish those goals, and one of those sacrifices is often giving up… Continue reading You Can Drink Wine on the Keto Diet!
Sangria is a great Sunday afternoon drink, but not the sangria that my parents used to make. The sangria my parents made was a dark, sweet, heavy red wine (something from a jug made by Ernest & Julio Gallo or Inglenook, I'm sure) with sliced up oranges floating in it. In movies when you see… Continue reading Light Summer Sangria