What’s For Dinner Tonight? Low Carb, Gluten Free Shrimp Cacciatore

I'm always on the search for Gluten Free, Low Carb dishes that don't make me wish I was downing a bowl of pasta. I LOVE Italian food and I adore shrimp so the two together make me forget about penne altogether. This dish is typically served with chicken, so either way you make it, it… Continue reading What’s For Dinner Tonight? Low Carb, Gluten Free Shrimp Cacciatore


90 Point Bottle of Malbec

If you haven't tried a Malbec from Argentina, then you are missing out. Everyone surely drinks Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot Noir; but there are a whole family of red wines ready to be discovered.Head over to BevMo for their 5 cent wine sale and pick up some new varietals. Look for bottles in the $16… Continue reading 90 Point Bottle of Malbec


BevMo 5 Cent Wine Sale On NOW

Head on over to BevMo and get your wine on....for only five cents! Buy one bottle of any featured wine and get the second for a nickel. Tons of really tasty varietals to choose from; Pinor Noir, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Pinot Grigio and more.Great bottles under $20, that means you get two wonderful wines for only… Continue reading BevMo 5 Cent Wine Sale On NOW


Husband Less on a Saturday Night

My husband works a lot of evenings. This particular Saturday night me and my girls are enjoying the weather in So Cal without a man around. We took a walk in the brisk 61 degrees we call "winter".I've already got a bottle of Wild Horse Pinot breathing on the counter. I'll be making spaghetti with Parmesan for… Continue reading Husband Less on a Saturday Night


Easy, Breezy, Mexi-neasy

So I am half-Hispanic, half-Latino, or half-Mexican...take your pick. I am also French, Native American, English, German, Dutch and supposedly Irish. And I cook like a mother.Tonight I made Ground Beef and Potato Burritos/Bowls. It goes something like this...1 Tablespoon Oil1 lb Ground Beef (I prefer 80/20 since it actually has flavor)4 Medium-Sized White Potatoes… Continue reading Easy, Breezy, Mexi-neasy


More Wines Added to BevMo’s 5 Cent Sale!!!


Chateau St. Jean Limited, Maggiano's Little Italy, Wine Tasting Dinner, Wine Tastings

Chateau St. Jean Wine Dinner

Maggiano's Little Italy is celebrating with a four-course wine meal on Thursday, March 24th at6:30pm. Enjoy a wonderful meal featuring a variety of Chateau St Jean limited production specialty wines paired to perfection with each delicious course. Four-Course Meal Includes: Reception - Passed Hors D'Oeuvres paired with Sonoma Fume Blanc First Course - Salad & Pasta… Continue reading Chateau St. Jean Wine Dinner


Vons Wine Deals for week of 2/23-3/1

VONS   BV Coastal, Red Diamond or Gallo Family Vineyards 5.99 750-ml. BV Coastal, Red Diamond or 1.5-liter Gallo. Selected varietals Ballatore, Barefoot Bubbly or Sutter Home 6.99 750-ml. Ballatore, Barefoot or 1.5-liter Sutter Home. Selected varietals Barefoot Cellars, Yellow Tail or Fetzer 4.99 750-ml. Selected varietals Clos Du Bois, Korbel or Castle Rock (Castle… Continue reading Vons Wine Deals for week of 2/23-3/1

Bristol Farms, Gazette Specials

Weekly Wine Specials at Bristol Farms Newport Beach

IN OUR WINE DEPT Dibon Cava Brut Reserva  $9.99 750 ml WINE & SPIRITS  Windbreak Pinot Noir or Chardonnay  $11.99 750 ml Bodegas Volver Paso a Paso Tempranillo or Verdejo $8.99 750 ml

Whole Foods, Wine Education

Whole Foods Market speaks Vino

Grape 101 On most wine labels you'll find the name of the grape used to make them or the district (also called the "appellation") in which they're produced. Head spinning? Don't panic! To simplify things, here's a list of popular grapes along with their flavor descriptions and tasty pairings. And to make sure you never… Continue reading Whole Foods Market speaks Vino