ENTERTAINING TIPS

Sweet Chili Lime Sauce

Sweet Chili Lime Sauce Whole30 Approved   This is amazing on grilled chicken, stewed vegetables, or as a dipping sauce for vegetables in replacement of hummus. This is a great, fresh tasting sauce/dip to bust out for an appetizer with sliced cucumbers, peppers, carrots, and […]

A Mid-Summer Night’s Cherry Roast

Recipe from Tomatomania Cookbook. Tomatomania coming to Trione Winery on April 30th, all day. Join us!!  FROM SCOTT: “The unsung heroes of the garden in my book? Cherry tomatoes. Many ’maniacs scrunch their noses when I suggest they grow cherries. Some say they have a “unique” […]

Fresh Fruit Cubes

Moxie’s Fresh Fruit Juice Cubes {Whole30 Approved} This is for those hot afternoons and evenings when all of my friends are sipping on Sauvignon Blanc and Rose’s or cool craft beers, I sip on this. Fill a glass with regular ice cubes, add one fresh […]

Peloton Savory Bread Pudding

Peloton Savory Bread Pudding 1 pound loaf multi grain or sourdough bread 2 ounces olive oil 1 cup bacon, thick cut, ¼” dice 1 cup yellow onion, peeled, small diced 1½ tbsp garlic, minced 1 quart heavy cream 2 each bay leaf As needed kosher salt […]

Lemon Herb Seasoning Salt

A great seasoning salt for grilled fish and poultry to add a nice flavor profile to your dish! A great pantry addition for the Spring and Summer BBQ’s! This is a staple in my pantry for my Whole 30 life {without the sugar} Lemon Herb […]

Tomato Season!!

With the weather acting like it’s been Spring all along… the gardens are ready early for planting and prep. Fruits and veggies are coming into season early and the farmers markets are going to be opening soon!! Its a glorious time of year. At Trione […]

Quick and Easy Scrumptious Appetizer

A foodie spin on my mom’s famous h’orderves that is sure to knock even anyone’s socks off. My mom used sourdough bread, cheddar cheese, sliced black olives, and scallions. I placed sliced Costeaux Bakery multigrain bread on a sheet tray then drizzled white truffle oil over each […]

Quick + Easy Padron Peppers

Eyeing those baskets of freshly harvested Padron peppers at the farmers market but not quite sure what to do with them? They are so full of flavor on their own so the little you do, the better. Heat up olive oil in a pan, just […]

Refreshing Summer Water

Want some refreshing water that looks good on the table and tastes delicious? This water is simple, quick to make, and is a beautiful addition to any centerpiece. In a large pitcher with about 10 cups of water add 4 limes that have been thinly […]

Take the Party Outside

My latest article that can be found in the Home & Lifestyles Magazine, Summer 2014 edition. Or online at SonomaWest.com. The layout really adds to it so take a look online or if you are local {Cloverdale, Geyserville, Healdsburg, Windsor, or Sebastopol} you may find […]