Scallop Salad with Lioco Chardonnay

Not your garden variety California Chardonnay

Summertime and Dinner Salads It’s summer in Minnesota and our thoughts turn to cool crisp wines and light dinners out on the deck.  We had a taste for some scallops tonight, so I searched for good looking dinner salads featuring scallops.  The folks at Lioco had sent some wine samples earlier this spring, I had … Continue reading

Food and Wine in Cinque Terre

All that climbing comes with its reward - the view!

Cinque Terre – Tourists Yes!  Wine?  Talk to your traveling friends and almost everyone has either visited or at least heard of Cinque Terre.  5 beautiful towns perched on cliffs overlooking the Ligurian Sea in Northern Italy, not far from Genoa.  Wine destination?  Hardly.  If your spouse or traveling companions want to visit, say YES!  … Continue reading

Wine Pairing Weekend #2: Cava and Steamers on the Porch

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Wine Pairing Weekend #2: Refreshing Wines and Food for Summer Wine Pairing weekend is a monthly collaborative event for wine/food bloggers that just started.  I missed the first round, but I’m in for round #2 and beyond.  If you’re interested in finding out more about the event, there’s lots of information at the bottom of … Continue reading

Why CSA? Eat your Collards, Jeff!

Wilted collards with green onions, prosciutto and roasted grapes. Success!

What is Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a season long partnership between farmer and a group of patrons.  In our Bossy Acres CSA, we pay a fixed cost early in the spring in return for a box of fresh, local organic vegetables every week starting in June and running through September.  … Continue reading

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