Potato Chowder & Bread Bowl

Well I don’t know where you are (being that there are people from five different continents periodically checking in), but where I am, it’s pretty darn cold! Weather like this puts me in the mood for things like chili, Sunday sauce… and chowder! Well, being that I already had ingredients for chowder in the house, that’sContinue reading “Potato Chowder & Bread Bowl”

Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread

So one of my absolute favorite sweets right now is this cinnamon pull apart bread. I will admit, I stumbled across it online a short time ago so this is not a Derek original, though I did make some changes here and there. Listed below is the recipe and pairings… let me know what youContinue reading “Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread”

Ricotta Gnocchi

So one of my goals over the past three or four years has been to perfect the most masterful of Italian culinary creations… ricotta gnocchi. Truthfully, the first 15-20 times I’ve made them they weren’t that good, actually they were downright bad… but I’ve been steadily getting better. While not yet perfect, I’d say that myContinue reading “Ricotta Gnocchi”

Wine Review – 2012 LOLA Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast

When I decided to start this website my ultimate goal was to share my knowledge and passion for all things food and liquid with each of you, in the hope that it would open your eyes and minds to things that maybe you’ve never seen or thought of before. To expand your horizons, so to speak. IContinue reading “Wine Review – 2012 LOLA Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast”