60’s Cooking continued

Apparently they didn’t do any barbequing back in the 1960’s.  Baked Chicken Californian was pretty good with the wine in it and done in the oven with bacon and onion on top, and the family said they’d like that again.  The classic French Onion Soup...

Cooking 1960’s style #1

I was part way into making the recipe for Pacific Crab Salad from the California Winemakers book circa 1963 for last night’s dinner, when 2 things occurred to me.  One was they didn’t have the selection in the grocery stores of pre-made ingredients back...

1963 Cookbook – Favorite Recipes of California Winemakers

Julie, move over.  I have just received my second copy of this cookbook, printed in 1963.  One belonged to Norm’s Mom and the other belonged to the grandmother of a friend.  I take it as a sign that I am supposed to begin cooking the recipes – not...
9-11-2010, The USS Halsey departure

9-11-2010, The USS Halsey departure

This Blog posting today has nothing to do with wine or grapes, except perhaps to be thankful for the freedom to pursue our dream because we live in America.  Norm’s son, Matt, is a Petty Officer E-8 in the U.S. Navy, the chief medical officer...

Tiered Winery Ordinance Law Suit & Injunction

As reported by our Vineyard Association’s General Counsel, this morning the California Superior Court posted a lawsuit filed on 3 September by the “San Diego Citizenry Group” (SDCG) against the County of San Diego requesting that the Tiered Winery...