Recipes for the Wine Soul

Recipe: Shrimp and Egg Curry

Adventures in Eating: Shrimp and Egg Curry Rosemarie | December 1982 Am thoroughly enjoying reading “A Woman of Independent Means”, by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey. The main character of her book states, “I don’t know how children would measure time without holidays.” She hit a chord with me. In speaking with friends, I get the feeling… read more »

Recipe: Margie’s Halfway Cookies

Adventures in Eating: Margie’s Halfway Cookies Rosemarie | May 1982 Just recently, I purchased Maid Heater’s cookbook of “Great Cookies”. Some of you might remember her father, news analyst Gabriel Heater. It was recommended by a friend, and when I reviewed the book, 1 purchased two more copies.. one for our daughter Sharon and the other… read more »

Recipe: Carbonnade a La Flamande

Adventures in Eating: Carbonnade a La Flamande Rosemarie | April 1982 Barbara is a friend and a remarkable woman. While single-handedly raising 4 children, she managed to earn a degree in nursing and currently is pursuing and enjoying her career. In between all this, she finds time to entertain, and is not only a fine… read more »

Recipe: Pork Stuffed Oranges

Adventures in Eating: Pork Stuffed Oranges Rosemarie | March 1982 The restaurant profile is changing so rapidly in Los Angeles, that hardly a week goes by without one noticing another new restaurant. They are usually small Ma and Pa operations with a new cuisine to offer. America (L.A.) the land (city) of opportunity has become… read more »

Recipe: Rosemarie’s Baked Apple

Adventures in Eating: Rosemarie’s Baked Apple By Rosemarie April 1983 When our children were just little tykes, one of their favorites for breakfast was a baked apple, swimming in cold milk or cream. Since I made it so often, I started modifying the original recipe I had, and ended up with a light and easy version… read more »

Recipe: Spanish Beef Stew

Adventures in Eating: Spanish Beef Stew By Rosemarie February 1982 With the holidays safely behind us, are you ready to start cooking again? I hope so. The best of what is available in restaurants cannot measure up to a home cooked meal, both in flavor and cost. I think you will find the following hearty… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Cocoa Vino

Paul: Hey, welcome to my kitchen!  I’m going to make you the most incredible whipped cream that you can use on chocolate desserts.  Actually, my daughter came home from school and she made a cannoli type cookie, and then filled them with the same cream we’re making right now.  It’s incredible.  It’s made with Cocoa… read more »

Recipe: Mom’s Light Supper Sandwich

Adventures in Eating: Mom’s Light Supper Sandwich By Rosemarie January 1982 “Whew!!.. we got through the Holiday Season. I feel as though I have a “food hang-over”, or what­ever you want to call it. Our Christmas was exceptional this year and we are grateful our children could all be with us and share the joys… read more »

Brown Butter Pasta

  Ingredients: 8 oz. Fettuccine 2 Sticks Unsalted Butter 4 Eggs 3/4 cup Pine Nuts Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste) Freshly Grated Parmesan Kosher Salt (to taste) Grated Nutmeg (to taste)   Preparation: 1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add pasta 2. Cook, sitrring occasionally, until al dente,… read more »

Sandra’s FAMOUS Crostini

Who doesn’t love a good olive oil & balsamic vinegar combo?! Two nights ago, Sandra made her famous Crostini. So I knew I had to write about it on our blog. Ok..I called it Bruschetta when it is Crostini…regardless, simple recipe that highlights good olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Take a look…and try not to get… read more »