A ‘cool’ front is expected this week. Music to my ears. Proof that the humidity will drop, and we can once again dine outdoors in comfort. We found a perfect spot to take in the predicted cooler evenings, a place with waterfront views and a relaxing outdoor patio—and of course, good food!
Wine & Dine with the Many Layers to Lavender
While bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrushes dot the Hill Country now, it won’t be long before Lavender bushes start producing their fragrant buds. If you’ve never cooked with lavender, put it on your spring to-do list. Lavender’s soft, relaxing fragrance enhances a variety of foods…
Epicure’s Super-Sized Sandwiches!
There’s nothing more spectacular than a delicious sandwich done the right way. Epicure is a gem for many reasons, and their impressive deli certainly lives up to the reputation for having some of the best gourmet sandwiches around!
Pre-Game with Goodies On Super Bowl Sunday!
Even though our beloved Cowboys or Texans didn’t make it to the Super Bowl, chances are we’ll all take in some of Sunday’s game…even if it’s just to see Madonna’s half-time performance. If you’re tired of hot wings, queso and the usual Super Bowl snacks, I’ve got some delicious alternatives like a warm brie with a caramel agave topping for starters.
Beer Pairings Winning Me Over
I’m a novice when it comes to knowing beers, but I admit, I’ve now been to two beer pairings and loved every minute! My most recent “adventure” was at Bohanan’s beautiful new bar, where we paired different beers with different cheeses. Guess what: some of those beers paired better with the cheeses than wine!
Wine Geeks & Foodies This One's for You
We did it. We popped the cork on a 50 year old bottle of wine to begin a weeklong celebration of my birthday. (At this age why not!) It ‘was’ a 1959 Chateau Lynch-Bages from the Pauillac appellation in the Bordeaux region of France. This AVA region, by the way, produces three of Bordeaux’s five […]