Tag Archives: Recipes

Only a Ginger can call a Ginger….SNAP!

One of my father's favorite treats was a ginger snap cookie -- or should I say cookies! M&Ms had nothing on this zesty treat - my dad could never eat just one ginger snap. He had this old green recliner with a ...

Méthode WineWonkette: DIY Fancy French Ginger Liqueur

I love ginger! I must try this at home, I think to myself as I sip Frank Plusk's signature Domaine de Canton 2014 Global Bartender of the Year contest entry cocktail while chatting with a wine country friend in town ...

Rodney Strong Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Symmetry Meritage

Rodney Strong Redux for November TasteLive Tuesday!

Tonight we will be joining the good folks at TasteLive! for an on-line tasting of Rodney Strong Wines But this event will be a little different. While we would love to invite ALL of our readers to Casa de Wineauxs to ...

June 10th is National Iced Tea Day!

It was one of those days. In a long line of them. Three days before tax filing day my laptop crashed. The morning after another raucous TasteLive! event, I run a Microsoft update. Being late for work, and forgetting that ...

Wines of the Loire Valley: Muscadet

There is a wine from the oft called "Garden of France" that is the perfect pairing for fresh seafood. So much so that whenever I reach into the wine chiller and suggest it, Joe chastises me, "No, that's for when ...

Sinfully Decadent Delights and Festive Champagne

There is a much-repeated myth that great sex stops after marriage. Politely speaking, a number of euphemisms come to mind. At worst, "that well dries up" and at best; "dessert turns to the plain vanilla variety." Big Pharma's latest goldmine ...

What can a chicken teach us?

Hey man where'd you get That lotion? I been hurting Since I bought the gimmick About something called love Yeah something called love That's like hypnotizing chickens Well I am just a modern guy Of course I've had it in the ear before -Lust for Life, Iggy Pop Why ...

Cooking Techniques – Make Your Own Fish Stock

Living on Texas' Gulf Coast, we have access to great sources for fresh seafood. Many a weekend, you'll find us heading to Rose's Seafood in Seabrook. Just under the Kemah bridge, many a local resident lines up at Rose's to ...

Be a Home Superstar Chef (Part 8 – Garlic)

This is part 8 of our on-going Home Superstar Chef series. The previous posts in this series were Part 1 – Good Pans, Part 2 – Shallots, Part 3 – Pine Nuts, Part 4 – Knives,  Part 5 – ...

Leftover Wine Bottles on the Counter? Recycle; Reduce!

Joe is usually the family cook, and he's constantly complaining about our "galley" type kitchen. Since we never planned to have it as our "permanent residence" we continue to rent until we build or find our "dream house."  But a ...