Extra Virgin Olive Oil is an ingredient we can’t live without at our house. This liquid gold or California Olive Oil is used on just about everything. From cooking to drizzling on a finished dish, to dipping…we LOVE it! Here in California, there are hundreds of different olive oils. To help choose just the right one,
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 by Kelly
It’s the middle of Winter and I feel like we’re going to lose ourselves in the fog and cold here in Sacramento! It’s cold, it’s wet, it’s windy, and all I want to do is hunker down in front of a fire and sip a Big, Bold Red Wine to chase the Winter chills away!
Friday, 05 January 2018 by Kelly
I love finding easy recipes to fix for weeknight dinners. Especially now as my daughter is heading into Alice in Wonderland Jr. rehearsal mode and easy fix’ins are the way to go. I found this tasty sheet pan dinner in Sunset Magazine and as they said…it is a “fuss-free” dinner. I combined it with roasted
What a beautiful evening for The Phantom! On Thursday the 12th of October we had the lovely opportunity of standing in the middle of the Bogle Family Vineyards to meet their first vintage release of Phantom Chardonnay. From the choicest Chardonnay vineyards in Clarksburg, the Bogle Family hand-selected these beautiful grapes. Phantom Chardonnay is barrel-fermented
One of our very favorite events in Sacramento is the Autumn Equinox Celebration at Soil Born Farms. Soil Born Farms located at the historic American River Ranch in Rancho Cordova. This urban agricultural oasis is the perfect place for us to enjoy seasonal organic food prepared by local chefs, sip local wine & beer, listen to
Having kids and growing up with a family is always a fun experience. However, sometimes you just need to escape your daily grind without the kids in tow. But if you’re living in the Sacramento area, what can you do to get away and have an adults’ night out? Take a look at the following
There are a few things we do in Sacramento in the middle of Summer: We complain about the heat, we head to Santa Cruz, Lake Tahoe, or Bodega Bay, we hang out with neighbors on cool Sacramento evenings, and we enjoy our California Craft Beer. Just about every brewery around us has created a Summer
Ahhhh, nothing says Summer like a nice crisp rosé. I found this tasty Summer Food & Wine Pairing Recipe that I think you will love. Perfect for an evening around the pool dining alfresco! Spicy Shrimp Kebabs with Cilantro-Ginger Aioli 1/2 c lemon juice, divided 1/4 c olive oil 1/4 c minced ginger, divided 3tbsp.
It’s Summer, we’re approaching the 4th of July holiday, and it’s a “Wine Wednesday! Today I am making my Red Pear with Lemon Parmesan Dressing and pairing it with a nice crisp Cakebread Cellars Sauvignon Blanc. This salad is a cheese plate in salad form with the red pears blending with the nutty parmesan and toasted hazelnuts. I like
Celebrate the season with these summer beverages. From San Diego to the Sonoma Coast, I’m feelin “in the pink” with these tasty Sips of Summer! Looking for some non-boozy options? Try our printable Summer Mocktails recipe book. A blend of 58% Pinot Noir, 42% Chardonnay, the Brut Rosé is meant to be enjoyed now. The wine’s aroma