Tag Archives | red wine

Irene's Birthday Party

Birthday Party!

With my stepmother’s birthday coming back around, she requested the same dishes that I made for her 60th birthday a few years ago. I couldn’t source all of the ingredients I needed, no cipolline onions available, so I made do with boiler onions instead. That actually added more color to the dish, since I did […]

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St. Patrick's Rainbow Shots

St. Patrick’s Day

We normally don’t really do much  more than make corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day. Since so many people go out and drink, we don’t like to drive on the holiday. But some friends are in the middle of a move, and all packed up, but wanted to do something. So we invited […]

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Reverse Seared NY Strip Steaks

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We don’t do much for Valentine’s Day. Usually it’s a nice dinner and some roses or chocolates. Technically mine, I share the chocolates! This year we celebrated a little late, with reverse-seared NY Strip steaks and some red wine. A Mourvèdre and an estate Cabernet. Mourvèdre is one of my favorite reds, and harder to find than […]

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