• 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 FarmĀ® Puff Pastry !! If you aren’t familiar with Puff Pastry, then let me […]

  • 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. […]

  • In The Kitchen
  • One Girl, One Glass in the Kitchen: Compound Butter

    Compound butter is one of those things that sounds daunting to make, but it really easy.  Seriously.  All you need is a butter, some herbs and/or vegetables and some additional seasonings (if you so wish).  Oh, and either a really good mixer or food processor. My favorite compound butter to make is a Rosemary/Sage/Thyme and […]

  • In The Kitchen
  • *~*~Product Review*~*~ Vinomax Aerators

    I was recently approached to review a new aeration device that’s coming to the wine market. What is aeration, you ask? Basically, it’s a way to oxidate and evaporate a wines’ volatile characteristics, thus bringing out more of the desirable flavors. There is a deeper explanation of aeration here. If you want really want to […]