Blackberry Lime Buttermilk Biscuits

This morning for breakfast we enjoyed a little celebration of August in New England. I had about a cup of blackberries from our backyard…

A Three Ingredient Meal (more or less)

There's a meme about three-ingredient meals. Google it, you'll see. Tonight, I made my own. Not on purpose, just because that's what was there,…

Maker’s Table… Wine

When we launched this food journal in February 2008, we had no idea an Australian wine maker, Saltram of Barossa Valley, offered a family…

Cleaning Stainless Steel Appliances

Okay, I admit it: we were completely insane. We bought two stainless steel appliances in our recent kitchen remodel, a dishwasher and an exhaust…

Really Good Turkey Burgers

The quick take-awayCook turkey burgers to an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit. (See the FDA website for details.) Read my recipes for quick,…

Into the Woods

Martin RanchThérèse Vineyards Zinfandel2006 This zin is stiff, like so many of the other Martin Ranch bottles we've had (see our reviews of the…

Fruit Kapow

AlamosTorrontés2007 This Argentinian white is loaded with fruit and flowers, from apricot and peach through jasmine and lily of the valley. It has enough…

Artful

ArtazuriNavarra Garnacha Rosé2007 This garnacha (grenache) rosé is a lively deep pink, with a nose of green apple, citrus, raspberries, and violets. It's crisp…

Southern Wrong

Southern Right Sauvignon BlancSouthern Right PinotageWalker Bay, South Africa2006 Intrigued by their provenance and the etching of a Right Whale on the label, we…