Wine Tastings

In the past year I've been attending to several wine tastings around the Bay Area, just for fun. This year I'm going to take serious my wine studies again. On Thursday evening we attend to a North Rhône wine tasting. The Northern Rhône Wines

Rosemary Salt

Rosemary salt is one of my favorites seasonings. It has many uses, you can seasoning meats, vegetables, popcorn, and my favorite is on French fries. Rosemary Salt Ingredients: 1/3 cup sea salt 5 branches fresh rosemary. Instructions: Preheat the oven to 225 degrees F. Spread the rosemary in an even layer on a baking sheet.... Continue Reading →


Is the time of the year that our healthy plum tree produces hundreds of fruit. In the past I have made with the fruit, marmalade, syrups, BBQ sauces, an so on. I'm still having in the freeze some syrups and sauces from previous years. This year I'll try to make plum wine. As I'm writing,... Continue Reading →

Cookie dough

There are times when my little one start cooking with the hope that I finished what she is making. Yesterday I found in my fridge cookie dough that she made for ice cream. Guess who is making the ice cream?

Schioppettino di Prepotto 2008

"This is really excellent. The 10 years in bottle served it very well. Dark inky purple in the glass with a pink rim. Appears to be unfiltered. Crushed minerals, red fruit, barnyard, cola. Medium Intense frontal and mid palate with similar flavors. Trailing finish with light acids and tannins. This wine is ready and perfectly... Continue Reading →

Puelles Rioja 1999

This wine is a legend at our home. Sadly, only one bottle remaining..... Medium ruby color in the glass, orange tinge. Lovely ripe red fruits, chalk, milk chocolate, light rosemary, licorice, ripe oranges, wet soil. So well integrated in the mouth with excellent depth. Medium-long finish with trailing fruits and acids. Unsurpassed at this price.... Continue Reading →

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