1 celery rib, finely chopped
1 onion, diced
1 carrot, chopped
1 leek, cleaned (see tip below) and sliced
1.25 lbs lamb shoulder, cut into pieces of two inches or so
4 cups chicken broth
2 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
2 medium carrots chopped
1 large potato, peeled and chopped into 1 inch cubes
2 1/2 cups cabbage, coarsely chopped
a few sprigs of thyme and rosemary, …
…be featuring rose Champagne in the tasting bar for Valentine's Day. Since it has fallen on a Friday (today!) we are having the tasting on Saturday the 15 th , so as to keep the spirit rolling for one more day. Scott and I will be pouring the same wines in both San Francisco and Redwood City. Here is the list:
Looking for something different to do for Valentine's Day. How about dining in the dark?
…difficulties of the wine blogging game is that there is a huge push for's , but all of the samples tend to arrive in the two weeks before the date. This one arrived early on, but I was still working through a backlog from the and 's rushes and did not get around to writing about it on time.
Loveblock is a project run by & , who are well-known in the wine business. This is a smaller project with …
In case anyone out there (hello, dudes) forgot, today is Valentine's Day. If you've got a sweetheart - or hope to seal that particular deal today - we suggest these seven romantic ways to celebrate your heart's content. After all, when you...
He also mentioned that due to high demand, his crew has decided to open up a second race day for the 3.2.1. Challenge to accommodate more runners. The added race will actually occur the day before, on Saturday, July 12th.
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…Flowers, candy and jewelry are the traditional biggies on Valentine's Day. But if you want to stray from the norm or just don't know what to get your sweetie, perhaps these ideas will help. I know I always enjoy getting wine-related gifts, no matter what the occasion.
You can never have too many cool wine accessories. And you don't have to spend a lot of money. One of my favorites is the electric wine opener. It makes opening a bottle …
Fish of the Day
King Prawn Curry
Domaine Régis Rossignol-Changarnier
Beaune 1er Cru Les Theurons, 2009
Grainy tannins...very fruit driven...still youthful...but softening and enticing.
Goat's Cheese Mousse…
On Valentine's Day, De La Soul released most of their back catalog for free. Fans rejoiced at the unexpected gift, which included the albums 3 Feet High and Rising ( 1989), De La Soul Is Dead (1991), Buhloone Mind State (1993), and Stakes Is High (1996) and dozens of rare remixes, B-sides, and instrumentals. The move generated huge amounts of buzz and goodwill, judging by the outpouring of affection on Facebook, Twitter, and around the Web. It will help, no …
Forget the oysters and the champagne this Valentine's Day. If you want to keep your true love's heart beating strong, the real foods of love are dark chocolate and red wine, said Loyola University Health System preventive heart specialist Sara Sirna, MD.