Month: May 2013

The Saga of Syrah continues…

I’ve been on this Syrah pairing kick for a couple of days. This will be my last entry for a while…I think. Maybe it’s because I like so many of the […]

Another great Syrah pairing

I was kind of inspired when I opened the bottle of Arbor Crest Syrah a couple nights ago that I purchased at one of many wonderful Friday night wine tastings at […]

Hearty Rice Skillet is homemade ‘fast’ food

I love an easy recipe. You know, you grab a skillet, open a can of this, pour out some frozen vegies and…voila…dinner is ready. To that end, may I introduce […]

SW Washington Wine Tour

Okay, timely I am not. It would've been better to post this information on May 24th but, hey, there are so many weekends stretching out before us like elegant legs […]

Oatmeal…it’s what’s for breakfast

I’ve mentioned that health is important to me but I write about big portions of food accented with wine and haven’t even touched on how much I like a thoughtfully-prepared […]

Spicy Chickpeas (Burrito)

I believe I stopped eating ‘meat’ the summer of my 16th year. Ironically, that’s when I started exercising seriously, cooking and had my first real boyfriend. A lot happened over […]

Soup and Sandwich Night

There’s nothing quite like coming home even if home is not where you grew up. Home is where family is so, for me, it feels like coming home when I […]

Total Wine & More Grand Opening

May is Oregon Wine Month  so, when my friend invited me to a preview Grand Opening of Vancouver’s Total Wine & More , I didn’t hesitate to say ’yes’. Touted “the country‘s largest […]

French Press fanatic

Can we talk coffee? It has to be a favorite topic for millions of people. It could even be a food group unto itself. Warning: I‘m about to say something […]

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