We were very excited about Day Three.  We had reservations for lunch at Lynmar Estate Winery (a winery we had never visited before) and a later appointment at Alexander Valley Vineyards in Alexander Valley. Advertisements

There are three things that say summer to me:  watermelon, fresh ripe tomatoes and sweet corn. The recipe today has all three items…except the corn.  So, I guess technically, it only has two of the best summer ingredients. But, that’s okay because… Read More

“Lisa: I’m going to become a vegetarian Homer:  Does that mean you’re not going to eat any pork? Lisa: Yes. Homer:  Bacon? Lisa: Yes, dad. Homer: Ham? Lisa:  All those meats come from the same animal Homer: Right, Lisa.  Some wonderful, magical… Read More

Clafoutis definition:  Baked French dessert of fruit, traditionally black cherries, arranged in a buttered dish, and covered with a thick flan-like batter. The Clafoutis is dusted with powdered sugar, served warm and sometimes served with cream. Gesundheit: used to wish good health,… Read More

Do you have Thyme for Peaches and Cream (Fresh Peach and Thyme Gelato)?

It’s a good thing this recipe finishes up the last of the fresh, juicy peaches given to us by a friend of our youngest son because I was running out of clever headlines using peaches. Ha! We had about 6-7 peaches left… Read More