Blue Dahlia is a European bistro with two locations in Austin. Their Coq Au Vin Blanc is a dish of chicken, mushrooms, garlic, capers and prosciutto cooked in a white wine cream sauce.
Mouthwatering mussels drizzled in an awesome Dijon white wine sauce from my friends at Central Market. Garnished with parsley and served with warm baguettes.
This weekend in wine is a special one. Saturday, August 1st marks International Albariño Day (who knew!)–a celebration of the Albariño white grape. Albariño wines are typically very light and crisp – ideal for summer evenings and classic seafood pairings…
A good glass of wine is all in a day’s work…at least on Labor Day! This is your friendly reminder to de-stress and decompress this coming holiday weekend. On that note, allow yourself the opportunity THIS Thursday, August 28, to cash in on discounted wines at H-E-B…it’s their annual Labor Day sale!
We’re checking in with my pal Mary Busby, wine expert extraordinaire, from Montrose Market — one of the top-selling wine H-E-Bs in all of Houston. Our convo was light, as was the wine. A carefree day of sampling Sauvignon Blancs…perfect for our Texan appetites and Moms on Mother’s Day…
Haven Restaurant was recently named one of Houston’s Top Ten New Restaurants. This shrimp dish is one of the reasons why! Chef Randy Evans uses only the freshest ingredients.
Unique…and delicious. There’s no other way to describe this red snapper dish from La Gloria at Pearl. The new restaurant created quite a buzz when it opened.
The girl and the fig is a fabulous restaurant in the town of Sonoma. All of their ingredients are fresh and local. They shared this incredible recipe with me.
This is a delicious way to serve quail – filled with Boudro’s delicious stuffing.
A drizzle of olive oil on top of this delicious soup will have you dreaming of Tuscany! Served with a green salad and some crusty bread – you could make a meal out of it. This recipe is courtesy Pat Mozersky. Enjoy! Heat oil over medium heat in a 3-quart stockpot. Add garlic, sage, thyme, […]
This is so good and quick to prepare when you’ve had a busy, hectic day. It also pairs nicely with a variety of white wines. Heat oil in frying pan. Add shallots and cook till tender. Salt and pepper chicken breasts and add to pan. Cover and cook on medium heat for about 5-6 minutes […]
Sure red wines work well with red meats and white wines with fish and poultry but ever wonder how to pair wine with cheese? Just because the cheese is white doesn’t mean white wine is the best choice.
I love this time of year. There’s nothing like the holidays to put you in a festive mood. And, no better way to celebrate than with good friends and good wine. I’ve got some great wine suggestions for all kinds of holiday dishes, plus some ‘bubblies’ that are just plain fun! Traditionally, we’ve always been […]