2012 Screen Door Cellars, Russian River Valley Pinot Noir. The first release of this new winery. Check it out.
We had the good fortune to finally get down to the California Central Coast wine grape growing region this year and spent an awesome day in Los Olivos, tasting through some of the area’s best. While we were visiting all of the local spots, we asked around with some of the locals as to where […]
Hanging out at wineries and barbecuing! BBQ at Sonoma-Cutrer
NorcalWingman has a revelation on how to season a Christmas Prime Rib. Some tips and anecdotes on holiday cooking and how to deal with extended family.
Wow, I can’t recall the last time I felt motivation to get some new content up on this blog. However, today while sitting around, enjoying winter brews and football, smelling the ribs I have cooking in the oven, I felt a tug at my creative heartstrings. I got an extra pumpkin this year when we […]
Two and a half years ago I made my first batch, it was worth a third place. Although the results were clearly rigged (I have no real proof, but have a hunch) I probably had the best standard chili. The second place chili was more of a spicy seafood chowder and the first place chili […]
Obviously the big V-Day is a very important day in the annual cycle of days, and is especially crucial to maintaining happiness around the home. All this aside, it’s another good day and excuse to open a really good bottle of wine and cook some decent grub to boot! Now I know that it may […]