Menu and recipes for the weekend
This has been, so far, a World Cup full of surprises and excitement. last minute wins, powerhouses eliminated, first-timers advancing to the next round, amazing goles, and new heroes. Everything we always expect, and more! I am thrilled with this weekend’s matches, and I am already making my shopping list for tomorrow. On the futbol […]Read More ›
CuisineXplorers in the news!
In case you have not seen it, Here’s an article from yesterday’s Austin American-Statesman by my friend Addie Broyles. Look at the online version for some recipes, too! Thanks so much, Addie! Home > Food & Drink > Dining At Home World Cup brings together fans, flavors from around the world Related Photos: World Cup […]Read More ›
Last weekend recap and contest reminder!
What an amazing weekend of food and futbol! I was so glad to see Didier Drogba score a gol for Cote d’Ivoire even though they lost to a powerful, skilled Brasil (albeit with Luis Fabiano’s second gol, which should have been invalid). New Zealand was robbed by an incompetent referee (seems to be an ongoing […]Read More ›
Recipes for the weekend
Still basking in the glow of yesterday’s fantastic win vs. France. The greatest thing for me was my prediction that the goles would be scored once Cuahutemoc Blanco and Chicharito Hernandez came in in the 2nd half. Nostradamus I am not, but Blanco is great coming in late in the game, as he cannot be […]Read More ›
From Sicilia, with love
While working in the wine business, I had the amazing pleasure of meeting Marilena Barbera, whose family owns Cantine Barbera, one of Sicily’s most dynamic and beautiful wineries specializing in native Sicilian grapes, mainly Nero d’Avola and Inzolia. Marilena is one of my favorite people in the whole world, and I look forward to her […]Read More ›
First weekend report
Still recovering from the weekend’s excitement. Friday felt like I was in a dream, didn’t seem real. I was shaking visibly, crying at the anthems, grinning like an idiot when South Africa scored, lost my voice from screaming when Mexico did. I was so nervous I forgot to put the chicken in the chilaquiles, forgot […]Read More ›