Monthly Archives: August 2013

2011 Chateau St. Michelle, Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon

  As the temperatures begin to cool my thoughts are pulled toward more hearty foods reminiscent of Autumn.  Beef stew, hearty chili, spaghetti with red sauce, etc. , occupy my thoughts and with those hearty meals hearty red wines are also brought to mind. As you know (if you have read any of my previous wine posts) I am enamored… (more…)

Rockin’ the Cone of Shame

My poor grey girl had surgery on her tummy.  She started having trouble going potty on Saturday so we took her to the vet and they determined she had over 50 bladder stones.  Those had to come out! Here she is when I picked her up.  Happy as can be because now she can go potty!  Thanks, Animal Doctor and… (more…)

Fresh Tomato Salad

The tomato vines are producing like crazy and you are wondering what you are going to do with all those wonderful, fresh little orbs of ripe, juicy goodness.  How about a fresh tomato salad full of flavor? Fresh Tomato Salad (each ingredient is per serving) fresh tomatoes, chopped or sliced in half if small (about 1 1/2 cup per serving) 3… (more…)