A Summer Cheese Tray

DaVinci Wine Storytellers Experience

Al Fresco dining on a summers eve; sun kissed breezes dancing gracefully through the tree tops. Bringing with them the fragrant scent of  herbs and warmed pine. This is the moment I've waited for all year. Time slows and with it comes a … [Read more...]

Simple Is Sometimes The Most Delicious

Roasted Cauliflower Fettuccine with Garlic Bechamel and Toasted Pine Nuts

It begins with fresh, naturally grown ingredients.  Clean flavors,  bright colors or even brilliant whites.  Like waking up to a new snow that’s settled on the frozen ground. I like white.  Ask Ranger Craig.  He’ll tell you I have an obsession … [Read more...]

Baked Eggs in a Basket

Soft baked eggs and cheese in Canadian bacon

My twin sister will cringe when she reads this blog post.  Sunshine was my nickname in high school.  Yep, I was quite the perky gal.  Too perky probably.  Annoyingly positive.  I’m not sure why.  Life certainly wasn’t always sunshine and roses.  But … [Read more...]

Stuffed Peppadews and Salsa Baked Cheese

Stuffed Peppadews

I love peppadews.  I really love them.  I could pop a peppadew everyday.  Especially if it's stuffed with cheese.  I even tried stuffing peppadews with my beloved Rogue Smokey Bleu Cheese.  Don't try that.  It didn't work. So I decided to … [Read more...]

Perfect British Pasties! Guest Post

pasties

I love pasties!  And my friend Suzie Kuflik is the Queen of pasties.  And the Queen of other fine foods like her Thai Chicken Salad, Sausage Rolls, Lemon Tarts and I could go on and on.  Suzie grew up in England and has a flair for fine food, along … [Read more...]