Rustic Pork Stew (w/ wine pairings)

So, a couple of things before I get into the story and recipe… First and foremost, it’s great to be back and putting up new content for you all! It’s been almost a year since my last post, which is far too long. Unfortunately with work, coaching, and three VERY active kids, time is aContinue reading “Rustic Pork Stew (w/ wine pairings)”

Traditional Spanish Pork & Chickpea Stew (w/ wine pairings)

Recently I was having some company over for dinner, including a married couple from Spain, and I really wanted to challenge myself to make food that was traditional cuisine from their country. I made a number of different dishes, including tortilla (the absolute staple of Spain… every family has their own special recipe passed down throughContinue reading “Traditional Spanish Pork & Chickpea Stew (w/ wine pairings)”

Derek's Gumbo

Well, it’s been a long while… but after a 202 day hiatus from posting I’m finally back! Before I get into the recipe let me just take a moment to say thank you to all of my followers and fans for their continued support despite the absence of new posts. You guys are truly awesome.Continue reading “Derek's Gumbo”

French Onion Soup (w/ wine pairings)

So a while back I had posed a question to our faithful Facebook followers, “What recipes would you like me to post?” I received a number of responses, all of which were great ideas, and all of which I have written down (don’t worry, I haven’t forgotten you guys!). Well the other day I wasContinue reading “French Onion Soup (w/ wine pairings)”