Day 2 found us waking up in the little Airbnb cottage. Comfy beds and pillows, along with a fairly quiet night helped us to wake up very rested. Since we were staying in a comfy little cottage in the middle of a construction/landscaping yard, there were some worker guys walking around outside and getting in […]Read More Adventures in Napa and Sonoma, Day 2
Continuing on with our Day 1 adventures, brings us to Mumm Napa, just up the road a few minutes from Paraduxx Winery, on Silverado Trail. This was our last stop for the day and our reservation was for 4:00. As you approach the winery you can see acres and acres of vineyards, much like any […]Read More Adventures in Napa and Sonoma or Happy Anniversary to Us. Day 1, Part III
For Day1, Part I go here. We had planned to stop at R+D Kitchen for lunch as part of our itinerary. We had been here a couple of times before and we liked it so much that we wanted to go again. Plus, our next appointment was at 2:00 and it was within 10 minutes […]Read More Adventures in Napa and Sonoma or Happy Anniversary to Us. Day 1, Part II
If you find yourself headed to Napa, I would highly recommend making reservations for a wine and cheese pairing at Far Niente, especially if you are a fan of Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs and/or Cabernet Sauvignon.Read More Adventures in Napa and Sonoma or Happy Anniversary to Us. Day 1
The other night Obie T. Dogg and I were coming home rather late from viewing a gorgeous sunset over Lake Tahoe. We were both tired and hungry and Yes!Chef! was not available to cook for us. So, I stopped at the local grocery store (hoping that the grocery store would prevent me from stopping at […]Read More The Sad Tale of Fried Chicken Little (A Brief Story in Bad Taste)
I was cruising around the internet a couple of months ago and I read about something called Dulce de Leche in a jar. I don’t remember where I saw it or even what the recipe was, but I stored it away in the back of my mind and then didn’t remember it until I saw […]Read More Dulce de Leche Filled Shortbread or Does Caramel Make You Swoon?
It’s kind of a long story about where we have been lately and why we have not been blogging. It mostly has to do with life and my other job (as a photographer) have gotten in the way a little.Read More Time Just Keeps on Slipping, Slipping, Slipping, into the Future…and it’s already Apple Hill Time