Recipe: Scallops in Herbed Brown Butter

This is a favorite dish at our home! But Scallops are pricey, so we usually splurge on them as an appetizer, sometimes served simply as shown at left, sometimes atop a small hill of mashed potatoes and turnips (boiled together, 1:1 ratio) or mashed sweet potatoes. When shopping, be aware that you’re likely to find […]

"Barefoot in the Air", or "Rule-Breaker Wine & Food Pairings"

The old rule “White with fish, red with meat” is grounded in sound logic. It’s just that, like so many dumbed-down life lessons, no one-liner is a perfect guide in all situations. This posting describes the five elements you can use to create successful “rule breaker” pairings.