4 results for tag: Wine


A Taste of Paris – French Brunch

I developed a fascination with French food in high school when our French III class learned how to prepare a number of classic French dishes. French cuisine offers a rich experience that ranges from simple, rustic country dishes to elaborate gastronomic feats. With basic cooking techniques and a little practice, you can begin enjoying authentic French cuisine in your own kitchen in no time. The recipes and photos this week are from a “Taste of Paris” brunch that I donated to HELP of Beaufort's auction last year. Each course was paired with a French wine donated by Larry Bernard of Dataw Island. Bon Appetit!Baked Brie Dip with Sun-Dried Tomatoes1 ...

Spanish Tapas & Wines 101

On November 18th, wine aficionado Larry Bernard and I taught a wine and food pairing class for OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at USC-B. Our class was limited to 30 people and sold out in the first few hours that it was offered. The recipes this week are a sampling of some of the wines and food that were served during our presentation. Larry and I will be offering a bourbon and food pairing class on February 2nd. For more information, contact Andrea Sisino at OLLI.Pinchos (Wine: Avinyo Reserva Brut Cava NV)Pinchos are tavern snacks served in northern Spain. They're called pinchos because many of them have a pincho (Spanish for spike), ...

Refreshing Summer Beverages

'Tis the season of hot days and warm nights! Who doesn't like a refreshing cold beverage in the summertime? I carry around a Tervis tumbler filled with herbal raspberry tea almost all of the time these days. It's so important to stay hydrated in this intense Lowcountry heat. My recipes this week are personal favorites photographed by three of the best photographers in Beaufort. Hope you enjoy them!Carolina Marsh TackyBourbon and ginger beer teamed with fresh lime --- the perfect cocktail for a southern gentleman! The Carolina Marsh Tacky is a rare breed of horse, native to the lowcountry of South Carolina. This recipe is adapted from another equestr...

After the Madness – Our Favorite Casseroles

It's the day after Christmas and I'm holed up at my computer, still in my pajamas, sipping on hot cinnamon tea from my Cindy Lou Who mug. Vince's mother headed home to Florence a couple of hours ago. Vince, who has been trapped at home since December 23rd, flew out of the house right behind her to hang out with his friends. All three of our cats are so very obviously grateful for the peace and quiet. Gizmo is passed out on a warm pile of freshly dried laundry and both Taz and Belle are camped out on our still unmade bed.Christmas was a blur. It always is. A never-ending whirlwind of parties, out-of-town friends, family, house guests and FOOD. Mounta...