Friday, December 2, 2022

German Chocolate Pie #ChristmasSweetsWeek

 German Chocolate Cake collides with Brownie Pie in this scrumptious, decadent dessert.

German Chocolate Pie

It is the final day of Christmas Sweets Week......

Thursday, December 1, 2022

A Perfect Start to a Perfect Evening #ItalianFWT

Start your next gathering with a Cheese and Wine platter.  I am featuring Italian Wines with my cheeseboard today.  I opened 3 of these bottles to serve as guests arrived and saved the Cecchi Riserva to pour with my main course.

Cheeseboard with Italian Wines

It's time for the Holiday Edition of Italian Food Wine and Travel.......

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Pecans #ChristmasSweetsWeek

These sweet and slightly spicy pecans are perfect by themselves or as part of a cheeseboard or charcuterie platter when entertaining.

sweet and spicy pecans

Monday, November 28, 2022

Honey Apple Baked Brie #ChristmasSweetWeek

Creamy Brie Cheese, smothered with apple butter and honey, wrapped in pastry and baked to a golden brown before being topped with caramelized apples and served with fresh apple slices and crackers.  OH MY YUM!!!

Honey Apple Baked Brie

It's time for Christmas Sweets Week..........

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Paganens (Algonquin Wild Nut Soup) #SundayFundayBloggers

November is National American Indian Heritage Month.  I'm sure this month was chosen as it was when Europeans first emigrated to the New World and were met by friendly Indigenous Americans who celebrated their arrival with a feast.  We now acknowledge that arrival and feast each year in Thanksgiving.

Paganens

The Sunday Funday Bloggers are celebrating American Indians today.........

Saturday, November 26, 2022

East meets West~~Pork Fried Rice and a North Carolina Wine #CabFrancDay #sponsored

I was gifted a bottle of Jones von Drehle Cabernet Franc in celebration of Cab Franc Day that was founded by my friend Lori of Exploring the Wine Glass and Draceana Wines.   I received no monetary compensation for this post and all opinions and writings are strictly my own.

Bottle of Cab Franc

Most of you have probably had Cab Franc blended with other grapes in Bordeaux style wines.  Cab Franc Day was created to honor this varietal and to tell the world that Cab Franc is not just a blending grape but wonderful all on it's own.

Friday, November 25, 2022

Chinese Takeout with an Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc and the Weekly Menu#WorldWineTravel

This month we are visiting the New Zealand Island of Marlborough with our World Wine Travel Group.
I found a bottle of Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc that I poured one night when we ordered in Chinese.

Chinese Food and NZ wine
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