Day 82: How to not screw up pasta

Noodles. One of the world's easiest foods to prepare. Goes with anything. Boiled, re-baked, cut into squares, served cold, lasagna, endless variety of sauces and preparation methods. Well chances are, you're doing it wrong. Here are a few time honored tips and traditions to help steer your pasta prep back in the right direction. Salt the … Continue reading Day 82: How to not screw up pasta

A few thoughts on Wine

For all our US-based readers, the idea of wine with dinner, especially out at a restaurant, could well be considered a tremendous splurge.  The restaurant industry is notorious for marking up alcohol at a minimum 100% in most cases.  Your knock-off bottle of California Chianti (which can't by law exist by that name in Europe) … Continue reading A few thoughts on Wine