Wine

Cabernet Burgers (Or Merlot. Or Shiraz…) Red Wine Burgers!

Red Wine Burgers

It’s the cornerstone of a good partnership. He grills. I bake. I fetch the utensils from the kitchen. He keeps a watchful eye over dinner, spatula in one hand, a cold bottle of his home brew beer in the other. We make a good team. And he makes a damn good burger. Grilling on the [...]

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Like two kids in a candy store

Galveston Candy Shop

I love summer; an admission that comes from someone who: 1) Is not a student or a teacher 2) Hates our Seventh-Circle-of-Hell-Hot weather 3) Has had one too many slices of chocolate cake to wear a bikini 4) Cowers in a corner in the fetal position after the electricity bill comes in Still, even in [...]

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Blackberry and Pinot Noir Glazed Meatballs

Blackberry and Pinot Noir Glazed Meatballs

My husband and I took on the title of “home vintners” some time ago and we bottled our first four wines last year: Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, and a Port. We always considered ourselves “white wine people” but our reds won our hearts over rather quickly. Our Port is our baby – it’s produced [...]

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Have Wine. Will Drink.

Pinot Grigio

While we’re waiting on the pizza delivery guy to show up with dinner, Jason is enjoying a horrifically violent game on his new Xbox 360 (an early anniversary/thanks for the kitchen present) and I’m enjoying a glass of our first Pinot Grigio. What an evening The kitchen is coming along nicely – all the electrical [...]

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