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.
Berries are a good way to celebrate summer. Ice Cream always says summer. Add summertime Basil and you can make yourself a yummy summertime dessert that encompasses all three flavors plus a surprise crumble on top. I mean, seriously, how can you… Read More
What is Valentine’s Day without Chocolate? It’s an incomplete Valentine; that’s what I say. Add strawberries and cheesecake and do you know what you have? Guilt!
First, a little boasting. We were notified on Friday that our blog was the July winner of “Food Stories Award for Excellence in Story Telling“. Back in May, 2012, I wrote a blog post that we had been nominated by Pop the… Read More
Well, it continues to be hot here in the mid-Sierras. Yesterday it was 100 degrees outside at the 3200 foot elevation mark (where we live). That doesn’t happen very often and because of that, we don’t have air-conditioning in the Schmautzhaus. We… Read More