Yippee! Based on reports in the media from the local Vintners’ Association in California, it’s now harvest time in the Napa Valley area. And, that’s spectacular news for the area. You see, on Sunday, August 24, 2014, the wine region was rattled by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake. Thankfully, there were no known deaths caused fromContinue reading “A NAPA-INSPIRED DISH – ORANGE/LEMON ROASTED CHICKEN WITH A PAIRING OF PINOT GRIGIO(FR. CALIFORNIA)”
Monthly Archives: August 2014
PRE-LABOR DAY SUPPER – ORANGE/LEMON ROASTED CHICKEN WITH A PAIRING OF PINOT GRIGIO
A SMOOTHIE IN HONOR OF SUMMER
KETCHUP UNDER FIRE….WHAT WILL THEY THINK OF NEXT?
Lately, the popular condiment, tomato ketchup has been placed in the limelight for the wrong reasons. Or perhaps, I should state, if it were left to some chefs in certain food establishments, the burgundy/red condiment would be banned or not served in their restaurants because it compromises the flavor of their dish. In fact, someContinue reading “KETCHUP UNDER FIRE….WHAT WILL THEY THINK OF NEXT?”
CODFISH FRITTERS AND SIDES TO SURPRISE THE PALATE
Just look what I had for brunch on Sunday morn (well, afternoon)….amazing! My tastebuds are heightened and all I need is a cool Red Stripe beer. Yeah mon!!
MOUTHWATERING CODFISH FRITTERS WITH SIDE DISHES TO LEAP IN THE AIR
GREEN DRINK OF REDEMPTION
(EVEN THE KITCHEN SINK) – QUICK TERIYAKI SHRIMP,LEFT-OVER RICE/VEGGIE STIR-FRY
Sometimes, close to the end of the week, I realize I’ve not utilized all the wholesome perishables in my refrigerator. Part of the reason is that I’m tired and extremely busy. As you know, we pay big bucks for these supplies of fruits and vegetables. I’m not fortunate to have land space to plant myContinue reading “(EVEN THE KITCHEN SINK) – QUICK TERIYAKI SHRIMP,LEFT-OVER RICE/VEGGIE STIR-FRY”
DON’T MESS WITH THE CARNE (MEAT)
They are at it again! Once more, certain food scientists have been experimenting with our foods. According to them, they are trying to improve popular foods and ingredients. Some of the foods and ingredients they are actively working on are: Meatless meat Now, I’m pondering; who could have come up with the idea of meatlessContinue reading “DON’T MESS WITH THE CARNE (MEAT)”
SOMETIMES, ALL I NEED IS A FRIED EGG OR TWO
So, I went and did what the powers to be want me to do. Guys, although temperatures and humidity were over the moon, I actually completed my workout. Wow, my poor skin was melting. You know something, I do think I love to break a sweat. My endorphins were kicking and so was my appetite.Continue reading “SOMETIMES, ALL I NEED IS A FRIED EGG OR TWO”