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Pea Soup Recipes

Cool spring evenings are the perfect time for warm soup. These two recipes, Pea Bisque and Split Pea Soup, are from the cookbook “Good Meals and How To Prepare Them. A Guide to Meal-Planning Cooking and Serving.” Credit: Good Housekeeping Institute. Images are from the Ninth Edition, Copyright, 1927, by International Magazine Company, Inc.

Recipes · Uncategorized · Vegetable Recipes

Cooking Vegetables

It’s farmers market season so perfect timing on how to cook vegetables from the cookbook “Good Meals and How To Prepare Them. A Guide to Meal-Planning Cooking and Serving.” Credit: Good Housekeeping Institute. Images are from the Ninth Edition, Copyright, 1927, by International Magazine Company, Inc.

Wine

All I want for Christmas is… a glass of wine!

It’s been several years since I completed the first level examination with the Guild of Sommeliers but a few of my friends have asked me for holiday wine recommendations so I thought I’d brush up on my wine knowledge and share a few of my favorite New World boutique wines. Bonny Doon Vineyards: Vintner Hall… Continue reading All I want for Christmas is… a glass of wine!

Uncategorized · Wine

Wine and the Five Senses

** UPDATE: The damage from the recent earthquake that hit Napa Valley over the weekend impacted with wine cellar and vineyard damage (check out this tweet from David Duncan, CEO of Silver Oak). Growers are in the midst of a major harvest, brought on several weeks earlier than usual because of drought. But fortunately for… Continue reading Wine and the Five Senses