Classic Gourgeres

By |2020-01-29T03:03:58+00:00January 27th, 2020|

Here is an easy and classic recipe for Gourgeres compliments of Cooks Atelier (these are a perfectly French way to kick start a dinner party!) Recipe for Classic Gourgeres Makes 20 puffs 1 hour Total Time Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup sifted unbleached all-purpose flour 5 eggs 1 ½ cups grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or Gruyère cheese Instructions 1.Preheat oven to 375°. Lightly butter a baking sheet. 2.Combine the milk, butter, and salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove the pan from the heat [...]

What We Are Drinking Right Now

By |2020-07-04T17:22:46+00:00January 30th, 2019|

The Domaine Artefact2016 Rincon del DiabloMark and I have been diving into our Rincon del Diablo! This full-bodied GSM (Syrah being the predominant varietal) offers aromatics of sweet damp earth, macerated dark berries, peppercorns, allspice, blackberries, saucisson, sweet clove and cigar box. On the palate, dark blackberry, blueberry, anise and concentrated fruit.For our über simple Sunday dinner, we grab two petit filets and grill at high heat. We top with a slice of Cowgirl Creamery blue cheese and serve side dishes of sautéed mushrooms, roasted green beens - so easy and the beans come out all shriveled and caramelized and mashed [...]

Chicken with Goat Cheese and Figs

By |2020-07-04T17:23:16+00:00July 9th, 2018|

Marsanne makes wines with good weight, but also good acidity and subtle, flavors of white peaches and jasmine. I found this recipe online at Chowhound and it’s by Luke Knowland. It was amazing! The complimentary accents of thyme, chèvre, and figs with a glass of Domaine Artefact Marsanne is divine! Recipe for Chicken with Goat Cheese & Figs Serves 6 1 hour Total Time Ingredients: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (3/4 stick) 4 medium shallots, sliced paper thin Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 cup white wine (Sauv. Blanc/Grenache Blanc) 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 6 ounces chèvre (fresh goat cheese) 2 [...]