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Greek Wines: Drinking History with Elegance

I’ve always been a fan of Greek wines. They’re lean, racy, elegant and complex, all at the same time. Greeks still possess a vigorously old-world wine-making mindset and I, for one, am thankful. You won’t find any fruit bombs here, but you’ll find wines that can compete with Bordeaux’s best blends or nuanced whites from Sancerre, France. […]

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Easy Spring Pasta Recipe: Fettuccine with Peas, Leeks & Thyme

Written by Liz – Spring has sprung in California – as well as most of the country. To me that means spring vegetable season; asparagus, leeks, peas, artichoke, fennel and fresh herbs are bountiful in farmers markets. Much of this produce is available year-round, but spring is the best time to get the freshest spring […]

Easter Sweets: Butterfinger Panna Cotta with Easter Egg Nests

Easter Sweets: Butterfinger Panna Cotta with Easter Egg Nests

Written by Liz – One of my favorite Easter sweets is panna cotta, or Italian “cooked cream.” It’s an eggless custard that is silky-smooth and so easy to make. In fact, David Lebovitz writes that if it takes you more than 5 minutes to put it together, you’re doing something wrong. If you haven’t yet […]

Fish Baked In Creamy Milk Sauce with Onions & Herbs

Eating Fish on Fridays? Two Easy Fish Recipes

Written by Liz – Eating Fish on Friday? Here are two very easy fish recipes to take advantage of during Lent or anytime of the year! Fish Baked In Creamy Milk Sauce with Onions & Herbs Tender fish fillets seasoned with herbs are topped with sautéed onions and baked in a light, velvety creamy milk […]