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 […]
Yes it’s Thursday, and in all rights I should be typing up a sweet recipe for you to enjoy on another “Not Bad for a Thursday Night Dinner!” Well, perhaps I’ll add a cooking tip at the bottom of this post… Anyhow, Tonight we had some super delish, filet mignon steaks, so I wanted to […]
Well, regardless of what night it is, it has been way too long since I did a dinner post. I’ve been very exited to get back to doing some dinner posts with recipes. My work has brought in a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm who provides us with fresh fruit and veggies every week […]