Tag Archive | wine
“We look up to see if it is day or night. If stars burn cool and moon does shine, we take to smoke divine and wine. If breath of sun does belch its heat, we boil coffee and prepare to eat.” ― Roman Payne
“I always cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W.C. Fields
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian, wine and tarragon make it French, sour cream makes it Russian, lemon and cinnamon make it Greek, soy sauce makes it Chinese, garlic makes it good. ~Alice May Brock
“If the soup had been as warm as the wine, if the wine had been as old as the turkey, if the turkey had had a breast like the maid, it would have been a swell dinner.” Duncan Hines (1880-1959), American food critic and writer of food and lodging guidebooks.
“How much cheese is a handful? How much more or less is a cupful? What is the capacity of a glass, a tumbler, or a soup ladle? What is the difference between a suspicion and a pinch? How much more is a good pinch? How much wine is a little, how many olives a few? […]
Titanic Construction Timeline 1907 Plans are made to build two luxury ships, the Olympic and the Titanic, with a third, the Britannic, to be built later. 1908-1909 Construction of the Olympic and Titanic begins in Belfast, Ireland, at the Harland and Wolff shipyards. 1910 October 20 The Olympic is successfully launched. 1911 May 31 The […]
Random Cooking Tips: Never cook with any wine you wouldn’t drink! You can substitute 1 tablespoon of fresh rosemary leaves with 1 teaspoon. of dried, but fresh is better. Try using a spray olive oil to coat your roasting pan.
Fish, to taste right, must swim three times — in water, in butter and in wine. -Polish Proverb
Soup Tips: The best soups are made with a base of homemade stock. Oh sure, it might take longer but in the end it’s worth it! If you’re going to serve a cold soup make sure the serving dishes are chilled. A hot soup in between courses can help recondition the palate. Cooking with wine […]
Last night I tried out a dish that I’ve been pondering for quite some time. Around these parts we call an open faced sandwich topped with fries a Horse Shoe. (The reason why will be another blog…) With Fall well under way and people getting into the holiday mood I decided to try a turkey […]