A 2017 Grand Reserve Saperavi by McGregor Vineyards with Local Hard Salami and Sharp Chedder

Very excited about this one!  Living in the Finger Lakes region is really something else! I love the wine up here! The region is best known for its white wine, specifically Riesling. However!…there are beautiful reds up here and as far as I’m concerned, this one is one of THEE best! My approach to huntingContinue reading “A 2017 Grand Reserve Saperavi by McGregor Vineyards with Local Hard Salami and Sharp Chedder”

Breaded Pork Chop Cutlets and Dijon Bechemal Sauce, Baked Asparagus, and Roasted Carrots with a Finger Lakes Gruner Veltliner from Lamoreaux Landing.

Ahhh…Gruner Veltliner! Yes, this is definitely one of my favorite Finger Lakes whites. The whites in this region are just beautiful. The Finger Lakes produce balanced white wines that are crisp, clean, and fresh, with minerality and acidity unique to the region. Gruner Veltliner, a grape native to Austria, does beautifully in the cool climateContinue reading “Breaded Pork Chop Cutlets and Dijon Bechemal Sauce, Baked Asparagus, and Roasted Carrots with a Finger Lakes Gruner Veltliner from Lamoreaux Landing.”

What is Italian food?

Hello, and welcome to my blog, For nearly 50 years my passion continues to grow for my most favorite cuisine on this planet . . . Italian food! I have passionately embraced the recipes of my two grandmothers and mother along with their style of cooking. Even though all three women have different ways ofContinue reading “What is Italian food?”