Parmesan Egg Bread

For the most part lately I’ve been making rustic white and rye breads. I decided to mix things up and do something different, so I tried my hand at a braided Parmesan Egg Bread. I have to say and I’m pretty darn impressed with myself, lol. The crust is flaky, the bread is light andContinue reading “Parmesan Egg Bread”

Country Style Chicken (w/ wine pairings)

Way back when I worked at an Italian restaurant that was a mix between classic Italiano, hearty comfort food and haut cuisine, and one of our most popular dishes was Country Style Chicken. I never understood it. Why come to a restaurant where you can have some truly special, not easily replicated at home foodContinue reading “Country Style Chicken (w/ wine pairings)”

Hummus Crusted Lemon Chicken

Here’s a fun, easy and super flavorful dish I made the other day that I think you guys will like… Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 Boneless Chicken Breasts 1tsp Salt 1tsp Ground Black Pepper 1/2c Hummus 1 1/2tsp Paprika 1/2c Dry White Wine 1/2c Chicken Stock 1/3c Lemon Juice 2tbsp Unsalted Butter 1/2c Cilantro, chopped HeatContinue reading “Hummus Crusted Lemon Chicken”

Wine Review – 2009 Hermanos de Pecina Crianza

Back in January of 2014 I had the pleasure and privilege to do some traveling through various wine regions of Spain, and I have to say that one of my favorite stops was visiting Bodegas Hermanos de PeciƱa in Rioja. I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to finally feature one of theirContinue reading “Wine Review – 2009 Hermanos de Pecina Crianza”