Just a Little Kiss of Chocolate

One of my favorite new treats when I’m craving just a little something sweet are Pretzel Kisses. A wondrous blend of chocolate and salt (two of my ultimate downfalls) and easy to pop, Pretzel Kisses are a delicious and savory snack. Oh…and the best part, they are super simple to make! Ingredients: 1 Bag of…

2009 Agate Ridge Vineyards’ Grenache

Rosemary on the nose and ripe red fruits on the lips. Agate Ridge Vineyard’s 2009 Grenache shows like the color of cranberry grape juice with an aroma of strawberry and raspberry with undertone of sweet herbs like a fresh, ripe garden. On the palate the wines demonstrates the clear flavors of rich and silky red…

6 DIY Wine Cork Crafts

I don’t know about you, but I drink a lot of wine. And with each bottle I add one more cork to my collection. Dropping into a draw to mingle with my spatulas and whisks in the kitchen, the corks seem to be piling up. Soon I will need to find them a less crowded…

Need a Little Passion?

Pink little bubbles and a sweet citrus nectarine flavor to sass up any night. Looking to sweeten things up this Valentine’s Day? Try Noble Estate Winery and Vineyard’s 2011 Passion. A light pink blend with 4% residual sugar, this wine features notes of stone fruit, apple and a kiss of strawberry on the finish. Though…

One Big Table at the Oregon Truffle Festival

As the first dish made its way around the continuous rectangle table, the savory scent of Truffles wafted from table setting to table setting like a hungry game of telephone. With lights low and a moving rumble of chatter like our anticipating stomachs, the dishes were ready…the musky truffles waiting. The Oregon Truffle Festival, a…