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Spending the Afternoon with Rockstar Winemaker Ron Yates, Texas Tempranillo and Roasted Chicken Dinner Pairing

From the lively and fresh flavors and aromas of cherry, dark berries to hints of leather and brambly herbaceousness, it’s plain to see that the Spanish grape Tempranillo has found a new home here in Texas. If you know me you know how much I love Spanish food and wine and my favorite wine is Read more about Spending the Afternoon with Rockstar Winemaker Ron Yates, Texas Tempranillo and Roasted Chicken Dinner Pairing[…]

Cheers to Organic Margaritas with Soley Real Fruit Juice with a Kick and Tequila Sheela

#cocktailswithlisa photo of Soley Mango Passionfruit with reposado Organic Tequila Sheela rimmed with Mexican Tajin As a member of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance, we recently participated in a Zoom Happy Hour with Chris Hafbauer, found of Soley Beverage and Natalie Merrick , cofounder and long time friend of Sheela who founded Tequila Sheela, a Read more about Cheers to Organic Margaritas with Soley Real Fruit Juice with a Kick and Tequila Sheela[…]

Tex Mex Toast is My Winning Recipe for Easy Tiger Bake Shop Toast Contest

photo by @laylamays It all started with toast…… Texas Toast reimagined. I bet you’ve never tasted avocado toast like this before! Recently, I entered a toast contest by Easy Tiger Beer Garden, Restaurant and Bakery located here in Austin, Texas. The rules were to take a photo of  toast with a creative recipe and I Read more about Tex Mex Toast is My Winning Recipe for Easy Tiger Bake Shop Toast Contest[…]

Milam and Greene Whiskey Has Released its First Limited Edition Grain to Glass Bourbon

#cocktailswithlisa There’s a tremendous amount of excitement swirling around the release of this limited edition first grain to glass straight bourbon whiskey. This is the first whiskey in the Hill Country Whiskey Series. This small batch pot distilled whiskey is handcrafted completely onsite at the distillery artfully made by the awesome whiskey team. This first Read more about Milam and Greene Whiskey Has Released its First Limited Edition Grain to Glass Bourbon[…]

Wine With Lisa: Texas Fine Wine Somm Camp Virtual Blind Wine Tasting

#winewithlisa Virtual Somm Camp with Texas Fine Wines   Recently, I participated in a Blind Wine Tasting of 5 exceptional Texas Wines and a discussion about the Texas Wine Industry hosted by the Texas Fine Wine group. This is a group of five highly regarded wineries making quality wines from Texas grapes. These wineries are Bending Read more about Wine With Lisa: Texas Fine Wine Somm Camp Virtual Blind Wine Tasting[…]

Still Austin Distillery New Release of The Musician Hits a Harmonious High Note with Every Sip

#cocktailswithlisa   #winewithlisa It’s finally here and ready for you to embrace and enjoy! Still Austin Whiskey Co.’s flagship spirit, Texas-grown and Texas-made The Musician straight bourbon whiskey. The Musician is the first in a series of Texas-terroir driven spirits that embody and express the heart of what Austin is best known for: music. To Read more about Still Austin Distillery New Release of The Musician Hits a Harmonious High Note with Every Sip[…]

Make Tender Chicken Meatball Piccata with Lemon and Caper Sauce Tonight

#cookwithlisa @winewithlisa Flavors of bright lemon, briny capers, creamy butter and lively wine marry together to create a luscious sauce for tender chicken meatball piccata. Piccata means cooking with lemon and if you are like me, there’s nothing better than a lemony, tangy sauce with chicken. Chicken meatballs are not only delizioso they are a fun Read more about Make Tender Chicken Meatball Piccata with Lemon and Caper Sauce Tonight[…]

Cocktails with Lisa: Sip on the Most Refreshing Sangria for Summertime Enjoyment

#cocktailswithlisa @winewithlisa Cheers to the most satisfying and refreshing summer cocktail ever! We love Sangria and this recipe is probably the most balanced and tasty recipe yet! Sangria combines all the things that are loved in a cool pitcher of cocktails that can easily be made into batches and IF you have any left over Read more about Cocktails with Lisa: Sip on the Most Refreshing Sangria for Summertime Enjoyment[…]