Sazerac Cocktail

Sazerac Cocktail Recipe

The Sazerac cocktail is to New Orleans what the margarita is to the southwest.  It is reported to be the first cocktail every invented (at least in the United States). … Continued

Watermelon Cocktail

Merchant’s Wife Watermelon Cocktail Recipe

Merchant’s Wife Watermelon Cocktail is summertime in a glass!  Nothing shouts summer with more enthusiasm than a watermelon.  Between June and August are the peak time for fresh watermelon and some … Continued

Spanish Sangria

Pepe’s Secret Spanish Sangria Recipe

For our Madrid stopover, we booked an hotel near the airport in Barajas (a small town near the Madrid airport).  The shuttle bus driver had recommended Campanilla Restaurante, A Tapa … Continued

Red Wine Sangria

Red Wine Sangria Recipe

Red Wine Sangria is a refreshing drink that is simple to make and yet elegant enough for any occasion.  Fresh fruit and wine combine to create the perfect beverage for … Continued

White Wine Sangria

White Wine Sangria Recipe

White Wine Sangria is a refreshing drink that is simple to make and yet elegant enough for any occasion.  Fresh fruit and wine combine to create the perfect beverage for … Continued

Cooking with Sake

    Photos from the SakeOne (producer of Momokawa and Moonstone), tasting room in Forest Grove, OR.  The home of the only American owned and produced sake.  My tour of … Continued

Wine Bottles

How To Cook With Wine – Cooking With Wine

How To Cook With Wine “If you do not have a good wine to use, it is far better to omit it, for a poor one can spoil a simple … Continued

Taste Wine Like A Pro - Wine Tasting Basics

Taste Wine Like A Pro – Wine Tasting Basics

  You know how to drink wine, but do you really know how to taste it? Wine tasting is not the same as drinking it.  To experience the true flavor … Continued

Mozzarella Tomato Martini

Mozzarella Tomato Martini Recipe

Mozzarella Tomato Martini is outstanding!  This is a savory martini made from tomato water, a clear liquid with a delicate, acidic flavor that is produced when tomatoes are strained of … Continued

Photo of Baked Sweet Onions

Baked Sweet Onions Recipe

  Baked Sweet Onions are so simple to make and so mouth-watering good, plus these onions are low calorie!  This is one of those very simple and easy recipes that … Continued

How To Roast Garlic – Roasted Garlic Recipe:

Learn how to roast garlic – It is so simple!  Oven roasted garlic is milder than raw garlic as the cloves become very mellow and easy to spread after cooking.  In … Continued

Caramelized Cauliflower

Spiced Caramelized Cauliflower Recipe

This Spiced Caramelized Cauliflower Recipe is so good that you will keep wanting more and more.  This dish could be served as an appetizer, a snack, or a side dish … Continued

Marinated Beet

Marinated Beet and Roasted Walnut Cornucopia

Marinated Beet and Roasted Walnut Cornucopia are an excellent dish to serve at your next afternoon tea party.  This is an easy-to-make, clever way to serve beets this dish is … Continued

Artichoke Eggs Benedict Recipe

Artichoke Eggs Benedict Recipe

Artichoke Eggs Benedict is a traditional Egg Benedict served with style.  This beautiful dish is a very elegant way to serve your breakfast or brunch.  With proper trimming and cooking … Continued

Garlic Rolls

Savory Garlic Rolls Recipe

Savory Garlic Rolls are great to serve with homemade soup.  These rolls could also be used as an appetizer.  The best part about making this savory roll recipe is that … Continued