Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Honey Crema (w/ wine pairings)

Need something summery, and simple, and delicious? It doesn’t get much better than these Shrimp Tacos with an Avocado & Honey Crema. I made them a few weeks back when we had some company over and they disappeared in a blink. I made them again two nights ago and the same thing happened… They’re justContinue reading “Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Honey Crema (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┬átraditional 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)”

Penne Vodka with Shrimp (w/ wine pairings)

The other day I was sitting in my car in the grocery store parking lot trying to figure out what I wanted to make for dinner. I wanted to go in with an idea so I didn’t just wander aimlessly forever… I’ve been eating a ton of chicken and pork lately, so those were definitelyContinue reading “Penne Vodka with Shrimp (w/ wine pairings)”

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)”