STUFFED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS

“What came first, the chicken or the egg?” says he.“Who cares?” says I.“Chickens lay eggs. Eggs produce chickens. Chickens are self-propagating.” Chicken. Just the word paints a picture. Bad handwriting becomes chicken scratching. A person who lacks courage is called a chicken. Then of course there is the age old question,”What came first, the chickenContinue reading “STUFFED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS”

The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

First, let me apologize for not having written in such a long time. Family commitments and a few personal situations came up and I just didn’t find the time. But, we’re here now, so here we go… This column is about food and its counterpart, wine. You put those two things together and you haveContinue reading “The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship”

CHATEAU de MACARD BORDEAUX SUPERIOR 2015

Bordeaux wines refer to any wines produced in the Bordeaux region of southwestern France. Most Bordeaux are reds, but also produced in the region are some whites and a small smattering of rose. Winemaking in this region was originally introduced by the Romans for local consumption, mostly Roman soldiers, and production has been continuous sinceContinue reading “CHATEAU de MACARD BORDEAUX SUPERIOR 2015”

THE RISE OF THE “SUPER TUSCAN”

Tuscany is a region in central Italy which is known for many things. The mediterranean climate with beautiful temperate summers, mild winters and long sunny growing seasons make it a perfect region for farming and for vacationing. Tourism is a staple of the region’s economy. The scenery is breathtaking with lush, green rolling hills, tree-linedContinue reading “THE RISE OF THE “SUPER TUSCAN””