Two things about wine country in California that keep me going back is their grapes and olives. I also love the muffuletta sandwich at Oakville grocery. … Continue reading Olive & Feta Tapenade
Home made gruyere crackers are a great snack to have near the bar at a party or on a cheese platter. They are packed with flavor and even a little kick. I like to make the mix in the morning, … Continue reading Gruyere Crackers
If you want to save the expense of flying to Napa or travel time to a local vineyard near you, plot out your own wine-tasting party for a casual weekend or holiday afternoon. It’s also a great way to kick … Continue reading The Wine Tasting
We always like to have a specialty drink for each gathering and in the summertime it will always be a frozen concoction–especially when its a daytime party. I like the lite taste of watermelon, strawberries and fresh mint mixed … Continue reading Strawberry Watermelon Vodka
When you hit the high-heat of summer, it’s a signal that you need to take time to think about cocktails that not only refresh but cool your guest’s core tempertature down. One of our favorite drinks is a frozen vodka … Continue reading Frozen Vodka with Basil
There is a great steakhouse in Washington, where we have probably spent way too much time over the years, that sits only blocks from the Capitol. They are known for a signature drink that can really warm a person up, … Continue reading Pineapple Infused Vodka
If you want a fun punch for tonight try this one…. In 2001, good friends of mine decided that we would do a small black tie … Continue reading Winter Punch!