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
I love to cook and love my wine - that's no secret. #GirlsGoneWine After much trial and error, I finally got good results from a recipe I've been trying to duplicate, for a dish I had made for me at my post-Christmas birthday at one of my favorite restaurants, The Winery in Tustin, CA. #ThisGirlLovesToEat First a tip: Start… Continue reading Short Rib Mushroom Risotto
Chicken with Peaches & Ginger I hate the fuzz on fresh peaches but, on a whim, I grabbed a half dozen at the store this week because they smelled so damn good. Women’s Day Magazine had a recipe that satisfied my criteria for weeknight meals: simple ingredients and under 30 minutes to prepare! I’m not a fan of… Continue reading Chicken with Peaches & Ginger
Artichokes from California are so fabulous that they’ve had their own festival for the past 59 years: Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival.
I had half a bottle of Westerly Sauvignon Blanc left and didn't want it to go to waste so I headed over to Wine Spectator in search of a recipe. If you haven't searched their site for a recipe to pair with your wine, or to use up what's left of a bottle before, bookmark… Continue reading Pan Roasted Chicken with Creamy Mushroom Sauce