• Food
  • Puff Pastry and the Holidays – A Perfect Match

    Yeah, yeah, I know.  I’m horrible.  I have some great posts coming up soon, though…including the dreaded “What to drink with Thanksgiving dinner” post. However, this isn’t about wine.  Today, we’re talking about my other favorite subject…FOOD!  Specifically, the versatility of Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry !! If you aren’t familiar with Puff Pastry, then let me […]

  • Chai Tea
  • Finding your zen with TAZO® Chai Latte

    Disclaimer:  This post was sponsored by Starbucks as part of an Influencer Activation. I received compensation and complimentary products to facilitate my review. My life has been *crazy* lately.  Stress has triggered numerous panic/anxiety attacks, so I know I need to find my zen when those moments happen.  Lucky for me, one of the easiest […]

  • Columbia Valley
  • One Girl, One Glass in the Kitchen: Spicy Red Wine BBQ Sauce

    During IFBC, I participated in a food swap.  It was an interesting experience, and provided a learning opportunity for all involved.  I will say this…food swaps are nothing like the bottle swaps that I’m used to. For the food swap, I wasn’t sure what to bring…until it hit me.  My Spicy Red Wine BBQ Sauce. […]

  • Food
  • Zomato? What’s that? ~*~*~New App Alert for the Foodies~*~*~

    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the Portland Community Engagement Lead for Zomato and learn about this new and exciting app for our mobile devices. What is Zomato, you ask? Are you familiar with Urbanspoon? Well, as of January 2015, Urbanspoon became part of the Zomato family, and as of June 2015, […]

  • Food
  • One Girl, One Glass in the kitchen…Oven Roasted Salmon & Renegade Wine Rosé

    The last Thursday (usually) of every month, Sean Sullivan from Washington Wine Report hosts a virtual tasting via Twitter. This month, the wine chosen was Renegade Wine Company’s 2013 Columbia Valley Rosé. Now, we’ve been having some wild weather here at the world headquarters. A freak snowstorm that left me with a foot of snow […]

  • California
  • WBC Day 2, part 2 – Speed Dating Part II

    Yeah, yeah, I know. I’m waaaaaaaaaay behind on this. Between craziness at work (helllloooo mandatory overtime…and no, I don’t work in retail!!), being sick for god only knows how long (the bug overstayed it’s welcome) and in light of the events in recent weeks (if you’re not familiar with what’s happened, google “Clackamas mall shooting” […]