Treat of the Week: Berry Wine Sherbet

berry wine sherbet recipe

OK, Nesters. I have a confession to make. I think I’m in love. Today’s Treat of the Week has got me head over heels this week. I have literally eaten every bite of it already. It is fresh berries meets ice cream meets wine. That, my friends, is a winning combination. Of course, I imagine […]

Cooking with Boys: Shrimp Scampi

shrimp scampi recipe

There are infinite wonders in the kitchen that for decades were shared only with girls. In my aunt and uncle’s home, for example, the boys were forbidden to do housework which included just about everything in the kitchen, save skinning a fish.  Boys were meant to gather wood or feed the dogs, but certainly not fluff […]

Treat of the Week: Poached Pears in Vanilla Sage Wine Sauce

Earlier this week we talked about finding your preference in wines.  Maybe you tried some. Maybe you have some left over. I wouldn’t, but that’s me.  Either way, get your hands on some white wine so you can make this treat.  You won’t be disappointed.  The poached pear is an eye-pleasing dessert that is far […]

Monday Morning Series 1 Food Basics: Finding Your Wine

choosing wine

Our Monday Morning Series for October is Food Basics. We begin the series this week with wine. Keep in mind that this is a very basic look into the topic. Wine is such a broad topic that I could spend a whole week covering it and still miss important information. For today we will stick […]

Sweet Elixir: Stocking a Bar

setting up a bar tips

Being prepared is critical in offering your guests a cocktail.  Many drinks (and guests) don’t take kindly to substitution.  Having all of the right ingredients will surely make you look like a superstar.  Below I have outlined the basic necessities for any respectable bar setup.  What you do with it from there is up to […]