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Grilled Bruschetta with shaved parmesan, arugala, grilled asparagus and poached egg It’s summer. It’s hot. We needed an excuse to open Sauvignon Blanc, so Mrs suggested with fire up the grill and try something new with Bruschetta. I wanted to get really geeky and go with a Fumé Blanc style wine […]

Mrs. B’s Grilled Bruschetta with Poached Egg, Asparagus, Gremolata, Arugula ...

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When the summer weather starts heating up, it’s a fine time to chill it down with a nice glass of Champagne and a tangy chilled summer soup. I usually make this recipe 3-5 times during the summer months because it’s easy and tasty—the best kind of recipe. My blog (and […]

Champagne and Chilled Summer Soup

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The first time I came across this grilled artichokes dish was at Rutherford Grill in Napa Valley. I was never really a big artichoke fan, but someone ordered the appetizer and when it arrived I tried it without thinking it would be very good. As a lover of all things […]

Grilled Artichokes and Sauvignon Blanc

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This is comfort food to the max. Warm your soul during the fall and winter months with this warm, delectable yumminess originally posted by I’ve made this a few times, and it’s pretty rich, so you can ratchet up the truffle a bit if you want.  

White Truffle Mac & Cheese w/ Bacon Recipe

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  Boil quinoa in medium saucepan until tender, about 12 minutes.  Drain and let cool in a medium sized bowl.  In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, white wine vinegar, mango chutney, curry powder and mustard together.  Salt and pepper to taste.  Add the mango, green onions, cucumber and 1/4 […]

Quinoa Salad with Curried Mango