Food & Drink

celebrate galentine's day

Amour, whether you’re single or not, is worth celebrating. Since love is the cornerstone of more than just romantic relationships, why not take this time of year and celebrate Galentine’s Day?

Once in a while, moons align, and the right wine matches with great food.

I hope you enjoy some of my favorites for food and wine pairings.

Easy Buddha Bowls

A few months ago, I happened across a 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report stating that only one in 10 adults meets the federal guidelines of one-and-a-half to two cups of fruit and two to three cups of vegetables per day.

Natalie Webster

Were you hot or cold? Did you have coveted snacks to share, or did you spend time at the table longingly looking at other kids’ goodies? Did you sport the latest lunch box, or were you a brown bagger? Sit alone or with your crew?

pour a glass of wine

sip

Simply entertain.

Napa Valley Brussels Sprouts

I get excited this time of year, when Brussels sprouts are in season (through mid-February) because it gives me a reason to make one of my all-time favorite and most party-perfect side dishes.

White chocolate bavarois ~ paired with ~ Raymond Ragnaud, Dessert wine/Cognac, Pineau des Charentes

When it comes to dining, oftentimes so much emphasis is placed on the main course that one of the best parts of a meal—dessert—is overlooked.

sparkling wine

Bubbles are a must for the holidays, and there are so many great variations out there that I’d like to highlight an entire category, not just one producer. 

bone broth

The old adage and once popular book title Chicken Soup for the Soul is no joke. Turns out chicken broth truly is a restorative food. Dieticians claim that broth can help keep you hydrated, clear congestion and ease cold symptoms.

grains

Why does pasta get so much of the culinary glory? Granted, it transforms dishes, comes in shapes galore and has “comfort food” written all over it.

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