Carrot Ginger Bisque with Basil Honey Creme (w/ wine pairings)

As I mentioned in a previous post I recently made dinner for my mother-in-law’s birthday party, and this bisque was how we started the meal. Of everything I made that night (all of which was delicious of course!), I have to say that this was probably the best dish of the bunch, and was a hugeContinue reading “Carrot Ginger Bisque with Basil Honey Creme (w/ wine pairings)”

Hummus with an Asparagus Salad (vegan & gluten free)

My house is filled with a bunch of hummus junkies… heck, my six year old is practically a hummus aficionado. I’ve always wanted to make my own, but none of the stores in my area carry Tahini. Finally one day it dawned on me that I can just order it online, so at long lastContinue reading “Hummus with an Asparagus Salad (vegan & gluten free)”

Summer Quinoa Salad (vegan and gluten free)… recipe and wine pairings

The other day one of our readers asked for a chilled quinoa salad recipe… Well Jen, ask and ye shall receive (and don’t worry, I jotted down a note about the Jasmine and Basmati rice too… lol)! I made this the other night and it came out absolutely delicious. Have it as a side, or as theContinue reading “Summer Quinoa Salad (vegan and gluten free)… recipe and wine pairings”