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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.

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

Uncategorized · Wine

How to read a wine label: Part Four (Chilean Wines)

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been sharing tips on how to examine wine labels from different regions. First with US wines, next France, then New Zealand. This week’s region was requested by a fellow grape geek, John. Let’s discuss Chilean wines! Chilean Wines (Classified as New World) Red grapes account for approximately 73% of… Continue reading How to read a wine label: Part Four (Chilean Wines)