I have never been to a lobster feast…or a clam bake. So, we were quite excited when we saw The Deloach Vineyards members only Lobster Feast. The date was within a week of our 34th Anniversary, so we made reservations, which lead to this whole, sweet Napa and Sonoma mini vacation. This was our second […]Read More Adventures in Napa/Sonoma, Day 2, The Lobster Feast
I like seafood any time of the year, but I especially like shell fish in the summer. Shrimp pairs so well with so many summer items including fresh veggies, corn and, of course, grilling. I’m not good in hot weather, so as has been my custom, I head to the hills when the temperature hits […]Read More Chile Lime Shrimp! Or, I don’t clean trout. That’s why I got married.
Recipe from Food Network, Tyler Florence Yes!Chef! loves pork. When I first met him, I couldn’t understand why he liked it so much. It was always dry and tasteless every time I had it. So, I would frequently turn up my nose to his suggestion of pork for dinner because of my pork bias. […]Read More Pulled Pork, Slaw and What Do I Do While Yes!Chef! is Away?
Appetizers for Low Carbers or Gluten Free-ers or just hungry peopleRead More Cool as a (Stuffed) Cucumber…Blue Cheese Dip Stuffed Cucumbers
A few more appetizers to add to our three part series about the Wedding Shower and then we’ll move on to other things. Not to say that these last two “bites” are to be dismissed. I definitely think you should try them. Once is so simple that you will wish you would have thought of […]Read More A Wedding in the Family: Wedding Shower Part III – Teriyaki Meatballs and Mozzarella Bites
As promised, here is more of the food that Yes!Chef! prepared for his daughter’s wedding shower: Blue Cheese and Pistachio Wrapped Grapes. If you have never made these before, this is the time of year to try these. They are cool and refreshing, sweet, crunchy and spicy. I am of the opinion that bright colors […]Read More A wedding in the family: Wedding Shower Part II – Blue Cheese Wrapped Grapes with Spicy Pistachios
What kind of dad would Yes!Chef! be if he didn’t make all the food for his only daughter’s wedding shower? Well, he would still be a good dad. And his daughter would still love him dearly. But he wouldn’t have as much fun and the food at her shower would not be as tasty.Read More A Wedding in the family: Wedding Shower Part 1 – Jalapeno Poppers with Apricot Dipping Sauce