Our Favorite Recipes Roundup for May

We can all agree, there’s nothing like the first few fresh Spring meals. Say goodbye to the stews, chili, casseroles, and soups, it’s time for crisp produce and herbs! These veggie-forward dishes will pop on your kitchen table. … [Read more...]

Best Warm Drinks to Get You Through the Winter

Brrrr…..It’s cold out there and nothing can warm those cold bones better than wrapping your hands around a steaming, hot beverage.  Here are some of the best warm drinks to help you stay toasty this winter. Candy Cane Cocoa My … [Read more...]

Homemade Limeade

Nothing quenches your thirst as much as homemade limeade.  We love it in our family, and when we add just a teaspoon of salt to the recipe, it’s even that much better. It makes the perfect refreshing drink.  Made with limes, … [Read more...]

Frozen Hot Chocolate

I have to remind myself everyday that in Texas, in the summer, you do not attempt any yard work past 9:00 am! Then what on earth was I thinking when I decided to water my plants at 6:00 pm? Did I think the temperature would … [Read more...]

Food and Wine Pairing Chart

Here's the basic food and wine pairing chart that I use. It covers almost everything you need to know. Of course, one never stops learning about these pairings, but this is a very good place to start. White Wines The … [Read more...]

Wine Grape Variety List

Here's my wine grape variety list, the one I learned from myself. Of course, this just scratches the surface of all there is to know about the grapes used by vintners, but it is a good, basic listing, and a good place to … [Read more...]