How I came to my senses when I attended a “blind” olive oil tasting at the International Food Blogger’s Conference in Sacramento California.
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While I sort through hundreds of photos from our unexpected trip to France, I thought I would share a fun wine event @dormantchef and I attended this past weekend. It was a perfect follow-on to our ten days in France. The International Culinary Center in Campbell, CA was celebrating Bastille Day, France’s celebration of the […]
I just returned from three days on the Russian River celebrating two dear friends’ 50th birthdays. They threw their own party – inviting their friends and family to their getaway on the River, renting three other homes for the multitude of attendees, and then planning and cooking all the meals for the 30+ ravenous eaters. […]
Rewind: Summer of 2008 – A fascinating morning spent touring the ancient hill town of Assisi in the Umbrian region of Italy with our tour guide, Anne Robichaud. Following the tour – a private wine tasting arranged by Anne at Enoteca Properzio south of Assisi in a beautiful Italian hill town called Spello. The afternoon […]