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Sous Vide Carne Asada

Carne Asada. Charred Meat.

Simple right? Welllll not exactly. When I thought about doing this cook, I found so many different recipes. Who knew so many people differ on what needs to be in that marinade. 671 more words


William Grassie Courageux 2012

Purchased from the Tasting Room, about $40

Total Wine & More, $39.99

Wine Magazine Mention of William Grassie Courageux

William Grassie Wine List 

The courageux is a Rhone Style red blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 9% Malbec, 3% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Petit Verdot. 113 more words



Often, I tend to feel so bogged down from work that when the weekend finally comes knocking, I just want to creep into the warmth of my doona and temperature-controlled bedroom and hibernate like a fat, cuddly bear with a stockpile of honey. 445 more words


The Largess of a Not-Large Man

It was a little more than a week before Passover. Jesus was headed toward Jerusalem for the last time. He knew he was going to die, and He very bluntly told the disciples about it ( 823 more words

Carole Sparks

Vegetable Wellington

I’ve been trying to eat more vegetarian meals for a while now, which has led me on lots of internet quests to find new and exciting recipes.¬† 636 more words


What to do with wine you bring to - or receive at - dinner parties

We had some family and friends over for dinner last weekend, and they brought wine! That is nice, obviously, but especially for me as a wine dweeb because a lot of people seem too intimidated to do that. 354 more words

Eat your veggies! Roasted brussel sprouts with bacon and bleu cheese

My garden became a bit of an experiment in natural selection this year. After leaving it unattended for two and a half weeks while we were in Europe, we returned to a bit of a wild America situation. 564 more words