I’ve been off the grid for a little bit (getting over a bug so haven’t been doing much fancy cooking), so I thought I’d just blog about something simple today. Champagne. I often focus more on the “eat” part of my blog and I’ve written plenty about drinks in context, but I wanted to just … More The Bubbly! Champagne, Prosecco, bubbles and babbles.
I knew I was going to braise something and short ribs is usually what I gravitate to for that. Big fat boneless short ribs. Check. A bottle of red wine that was perfect for it. Check. And an afternoon working at home. Check. The perfect setting for a warm winter braise! I started with … More Wine and Chocolate Braised Short Ribs
I left off at Super Bowl game time, so I’ll pick up there. In a minute. First, I do want to assure you that I’ve spent a lot of time in Vegas and decided to recount the hotels I’ve stayed in as confirmation of such: Luxor, MGM Grand, Planet Hollywood, Venetian, Palazzo, Caesars, Bellagio, Cosmopolitan, … More Vegas 2017: Part Two
For an intermezzo between Vegas blogs, here’s a nice little morning dish I put together today. It felt sooooo great to sleep in, I think I slept for nearly ten hours. I love sleep. Back into reality from my Vegas trip, this was my first chance to sleep in. And to. Are a nice leisurely … More Breakfast Pots
I realized this is going to need to be broken into at least two parts, as my usual 30-minute writing block was no where near sufficient to cover a Vegas weekend. Sorry I’ve been out a little, I was getting ready for and then busy doing Vegas. I’ve done Vegas many times and in many … More Vegas 2017: Part One
This is going to be a quick post just like the dinner. 20 minutes start to finish. Find a one-stop-shop sauce or marinade, and your dish is easy as pie! Try this one: Williams Sonoma’s Maple Mesquite BBQ Sauce. I didn’t have time to grill, but this sauce made me feel like I did!! I … More Saucy Salmon