Green Chile Burgers piled HIGH with Avocados & Sweet n’ Sour Onions paired with In Situ Carmenere from Chili
If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul.” Clifton Fadiman Game Day or ANYDAY-These burgers ROCK! WhileRead more.
PINK SPARKLING ITALIAN WINE for Your VALENTINE! Paired with Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cacao Nibs and Pink Himalayan Salt
‘All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt…’ Lucy Van Pelt, Peanuts HowRead more.
Succulent Short Ribs Roasted with Pomegranate Molasses and Pears Poached in Riesling,Honey and Cardamom and a Perfect Chiroubles Beaujolais Wine
“The success of the dinner depends as much upon the company as the cook.”Read more.
Mussels,Clams and Shrimp in a Spicy Saffron and Fennel Broth and CLARIS PINOT GRIGIO ~Another PERFECT PAIRING! Brought to us
“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food!!” Weekend Cooking: Mussels,Shrimp,Clams,Calamari,Fennel and Saffron bathed in aRead more.
Greek Lamb Meatballs Stuffed with Feta,Kalamata Olives and Preserved Lemon Paired with LAMADRID RESERVA CABERNET FRANC
There is no love sincerer than the love of food and wine. ~George Bernard Shaw LAMADRID SINGLE VINEYARD RESERVA 2009Read more.
BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE! Warm Up with a Mexican Mocha with Olive & Sinclair Chocolate and Nespresso
“Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keepsRead more.
Exploring the Culinary Cuisine of Charleston, South Carolina DESSERT FIRST!
Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart. ~Erma Bombeck Lucky me!Read more.
Sparkling Prosecco and Pomegranate Cocktail Garnished with Lemon-Lime & Mint Sugar
“Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of bubbly” – Napoleon LetRead more.
Crushed Cauliflower with Noble Springs Dairy Goat Cheese,Roasted Garlic and Topped with Seasoned Parmesan Panko Bread Crumbs
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. —–Harriet Van Horne GoatRead more.
‘Tis the Season for Celebrating Friendship in Franklin,Tennessee
“Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.” – Jacques Delille French poet. Celebration of the Season~Tables lined with plattersRead more.
Old Fashioned Louisiana Style Bread Pudding with Vanilla Buttermilk Bourbon Sauce
Old Fashioned Warm Bread Pudding with Plump Raisins and Praline Pecans soaked in a Warm and Buttery Bourbon Sauce Mmmmmm….JustRead more.
Bite-sized Rosemary & Dried Cherry Biscuits with Brined and Smoked Duck Breasts with Black Garlic Aioli and Spicy Cherry Jam
November and December are the months of parties and if you have reached my blog,you are probably searching for aRead more.
Feast of the Seven Fishes: MANGIA NASHVILLE brings this Sicilian Christmas Eve Tradition to Franklin in TRUE Italian Style!
FEAST OF THE SEVEN FISHES MENU Get your Sicilian-ON at MANGIA NASHVILLE every Friday & Saturday night during the ChristmasRead more.
Meet me at ~1799 & VINE WINE BAR~ located in the new Whole Foods on McEwen in Franklin,TN!
GROCERY STORE WINE BAR IN TENNESSEE A WINE BAR in Whole Foods in Tennessee? Yes. Really. Believe it! 1799 &Read more.
Le Beaujolais Est Arrivé! Beaujolais Nouveau, That is! Just in Time for Thanksgiving
Beaujolais Release Party! The 2011 New Beaujolais has arrived! Every year in November on the third Thursday at 12:01am bottlesRead more.
SPARKLE with a BANG! Fancy-Up your Sparkling Wine with Local Gourmet Syrups!
Local Artisan BANG CANDY Company has helped make Nashville just a little sweeter! Not only have they cornered the marketRead more.
Unique Boutique Italian Wines in Nashville: Fall in love with SIIR 100% Aglianico Del Vulture: WINE TO FIND!
Boutique Wines : For a few years now, I have happily watched and experienced Nashville’s growing hip food scene andRead more.
Sunday Evening Noshing with Hip Wines, Artisan Goat Cheese and Charcuterie
Sunday evening gatherings have become a regular event with my group of foodie friends. It all started with TRUE BLOODRead more.
Lisa’s Weekly Wine Pick: Votre Sante’ Francis Ford Coppola’s Luscious Pinot Noir
California meets Burgundy with Coppola’s 2009 Pinot Noir. If you are a Pinot Noir fan, you will be pleased andRead more.