Easy Corn Chowder

Peering into my larder last night, tired after a long day skiing, I realized I had all the ingredients for the perfect comfort food,…

Early Bloomer

Casa PortaWinemaker Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenère2007 This Chilean wine is bright purplish-red and foams a little when it's swirled. Both signs indicate youth, so we…

DishAspen

We're just back from a much-needed vacation in Aspen, Colorado. My uber-experienced skier husband Steve spent the week in Telemark gear, skinning up 12,000…

Beef Stew with Zinfandel

On New Year’s Eve I served my guests beef stew with Zinfandel. It’s a homely dish, but always spectacular, and it seemed just right…