Wine Country

It’s not Napa, but Arkansas definitely has some outstanding wineries run by some great people. . . . → Read More: Wine Country

Mulling Spices

What smells like Christmas to me?

That’s easy…cinnamon, cloves, and allspice.

What tastes like the holidays to me?

That’s easy…something warm, spicy and mulled.

These mulling spice mixes are easy to make and you can assure the freshness of all the flavors involved.    To make small mulling packets to give as gifts, follow the . . . → Read More: Mulling Spices

Another wine adventure—on our own.

A great destination, a beautiful part of the country, and some great wine. . . . → Read More: Another wine adventure—on our own.

Last wine adventure (at least for the time being!)

Our last adventure in our Wine Exploration series—-kind of a let down. . . . → Read More: Last wine adventure (at least for the time being!)

A visit to an urban winery

A great place and a great kick-off to our wine adventure. . . . → Read More: A visit to an urban winery

Winery Dinner Visit

Fabulous Salsa Verde Recipe . . . → Read More: Winery Dinner Visit

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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