Tag Archives: Food

Post-Ric’s Friday Wine Down

We moved to Lakeland just over a year ago and nearly immediately found a great local wine shop.  Ric’s Wine Market has become the place we get most of the wine we don’t pick up from mailing lists.  More importantly, … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 15: Rosé

Summer comes early to Florida, so we think about having refreshing drinks in the evening a month or two before everyone else does.  When it comes to refreshing wine, rosé does nice work.  In this instantiation of Dinner Gang, Jim … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 13

New World Food, Old World Wine It was Kathryn and David’s turn to host this installment of Dinner Gang, and they came up with what I think has been the most clever theme to date:  New World food paired with … Continue reading

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Drink the Allocation 2013

It’s Spring Mailer season, and Spring Mailers mean two things:  searching the sofa cushions for spare change to afford them (my hope to find a few misplaced fifties is still unfulfilled) and drinking some of previous years’ allocations to make … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Feast

Our Thanksgiving norm is “traditional with a twist,” and this year was no exception.  We like to make the things you’d expect—turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, etc.—and take a slightly different twist on one or two dishes. The menu this year … Continue reading

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California Grillin’

We’ve developed a mini-tradition of heading over to Disney World for our anniversary, staying at one of the resorts, and eating at one of the signature restaurants.  This year was no different.  We booked a room at the Contemporary (the … Continue reading

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

I accepted many years ago that I’m a nerd.  Or a geek.  I don’t remember which is the good one.  Anyway, I’ve never given up on roleplaying games and other elements of nerd culture (I saw “Fellowship of the Ring” … Continue reading

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