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Amaro Nonino… Goddess Among Men

Amaro Nonino.   The feminine mystique of amari.  The delicate flower of distillates.  The showy ruffles and sweet, ethereal perfume of elixirs.  I can rhapsodize for days about this lovely ether. (more&hellip...
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Mac & Cheese for a Lazy Saturday

It started to feel like Fall in Southern California today- overcast skies, and temperatures not quite reaching 70 degrees.  The weather made me feel all homey and snuggly, and I decided to make some Macaroni ...
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Friday Night Chili

Friday night- especially after a very long week- calls for a good home-cooked meal and a great glass of wine.  We had a bunch of yellow tomatoes left from our backyard I needed to use, and hence this Friday nig...