Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread 1 loaf (or 2 small) I once worked with a CPA who loved bananas. Every week he’d bring bananas for his snack, and occasionally they’d get over ripe. One day, I asked if I could take the over-ripe bananas home to bake banana nut bread. The next day I...

BLT(A) Salad

This is another popular dish, with both the cook because it’s easy, and the volunteer workers, guests and friends because it’s yummy!  BLT(A) Salad About 6 servings 2 cups (uncooked) large macaroni, rotelli, or other pasta, cooked, rinsed &...
Harvest 2011 Breakfast

Harvest 2011 Breakfast

The 2011 harvest is over, with mixed results.  We had a 28% increase in the Petite Syrah crop over last year, but only a 6% increase in the Zinfandel.  We can only surmise that since the Zin vines are a year or so younger, that would be the cause of the slow...

Creamy Lemon Pie and wine pairing

Yes, you can pair a wine with lemon.3 egg yolks1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk1/2 cup lemon juice1,  8″ or 9″ prepared graham cracker crust1/2 pint whipping creamLemon zest (optional)Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Beat egg yolks,...

Wine Pairing Menu July 2011

Here is the menu from the 2011 Charter Member Luncheon, with recipes as promised.-  Cheese & Pate Platter with baguette paired with our own 2009 Estate Petite Sirah, 2008 Woof N’Rose Winery Merlot and/or 2008 Hawk Watch Winery Cabernet...