Meatballs – the ultimate comfort food

I love meatballs. They are hearty, satisfying and delicious. Now that the weather is turning a bit colder I made a batch like my mother used to make. Meat, cheese, breadcrumbs, spices, garlic and an egg. The house instantly smelled like my childhood. I also cooked up some caramelized onions to add to the pasta…

Dreaming Tree Wines by Dave Matthews

Ever since I was in college in the early ’90s I have been a fan of the Dave Matthews Band. Over my years in business I have been lucky to become friends with some members of the band and get to see the band perform when they come to town. When we see the show,…

Cashew Pesto from the Garden

The garden kept giving and giving this year and our basil was one of the rockstars. One of the best parts of basil is that it can easily be turned into pesto. Regular pesto is good and all, but when I make mine I substitute cashews for pine-nuts as I like their creamy and rich…