Monthly Archives: July 2013

Fried Zucchini

Now this recipe brings back so many wonderful memories of my parents and their garden in southern Illinois.  All the wonderful vegetables my dad would grow and we would feast on during the summer – tomatoes, onions, garlic, green beans, zucchini, summer squash, okra, etc.  Delicious!! This is not a low-calorie recipe but it definitely is a home-grown one. Fried Zucchini… (more…)

Flavor Infused Olive Oils are Delicious and Easy to Make

  Flavor Infused Olive Oils The above oils are (from left to right): Garlic Oil; Lemon, Rosemary, Garlic Oil; and Lemon Oil. Now that some of the herbs and such that you planted this spring are finally ripening, you can start making your flavor infused olive oils.  These oils are a huge market (and expensive) in the grocery store and… (more…)

2011 Cakebread Chardonnay

 2011 Cakebread Chardonnay, $45       I haven’t posted much on wine lately.  Mostly because I have been busy with the terracing project in our yard (Lord help me to keep my big mouth shut).  So last night I decide to relax a bit with a nice glass of wine.  After all, if has been a grueling summer here in Colorado… (more…)