Ordering Wine in a Restaurant

Ordering wine in a restaurant is a task that strikes fear into the hearts of many diners. Many people are intimidated by the entire process afraid to look foolish. Relax. There is no need to approach what should be an enjoyable meal with dread or doubt. Here are a few rules to obey when ordering wine in restaurants. I offer 10 tips on how to...

The Game – 51st Super Bowl

It’s here! No typical Sunday Funday this week, no way, it’s Super Sunday. Last year we celebrated the milestone 50th Super Bowl. While the viewers did not break a record, it was the third most watched Super Bowl in history. One’s 51st birthday may not get quite the attention of the 50th but this year the movement is growing for the day following the...

Hosting Burns Night – Whisky & Joy

Hosting a Burns Night in your home can be easy and fun. Let’s face it, a night of Scottish poems and songs accompanied by Scotch Whisky is a great way to beat the winter blues. If you are adventurous perhaps you might want to make our modern haggis recipe. The Whisky For many Whisky is the star of the show for Burns Night. You...

Robert Burns & The Burns Supper

For the Scots, Robert Burns is a national treasure and their greatest poet. Sadly, much of world is vaguely familiar with his name at best while most know one of his works, Auld Lang Syne (clue, think New Year’s Eve). Much of his work was composed in the Scots Lowland dialect (a dialect of Gaelic) and even his more “international” works were written in...

Christmas Eve Braised Beef Brisket

Nothing triggers holiday memories like big, bold smells that fill the house. If you want your friends and family to salivate well before dinner try this classic Christmas Eve Braised Beef Brisket. It’s not tricky to make and the cooking time far out paces the prep time. It keeps well in a warm oven so you can make it early in the day (it will...

Apple & Cider Fritters (with Calvados glaze)

Tired of pumpkin everything in fall? What about apples? Are not apples a fruit of fall? Let’s celebrate apples in an easy to make dessert/snack that also incorporates two other apple products we love: cider and Calvados. I love a good and fresh apple fritter but don’t like the huge and goopy fritters that we see too often. After several attempts to make the...

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