Holidays, Recipes, Wines

Thanksgiving Sangria

If you are hosting a good-sized crowd for Thanksgiving and want to try and steer them away from the hard stuff until you bring out the fine wine at dinner time, you may want to consider this spin on Sangria from my go-to resource, Epicurious.com.  It can be made ahead, you can use pretty plastic… Continue reading Thanksgiving Sangria

Food With Wine, Recipes, Wines

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

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Cantaloupe, Prosciutto, & Arugula Salad

It's been TOO DAMN HOT to cook this week.  When not wearing out my #DoorDash app, I've been looking for as many cold dinner solutions as possible.  I found one I love on Emeril Lagasse's website: http://www.emerils.com. It's easy to throw together and pairs well with pre-cooked, chilled jumbo shrimp or  maybe a sandwich made… Continue reading Cantaloupe, Prosciutto, & Arugula Salad

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Watermelon Strawberry Caprese Salad

I like to try and make ahead as many of the foods we eat on the 4th of July as I can and this salad, found on Delish.com, is one I can throw together while watching the fools try and eat more hot dogs than each other at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest… Continue reading Watermelon Strawberry Caprese Salad

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Short Rib Mushroom Risotto

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