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Entrees, For fun, Recipes, Veg Head

Easy and Fresh: Pasta al Pomodoro

This has to be one of my favorite Italian pasta dishes. Pasta al Pomodoro literally translates to “Pasta with tomato” in Italian. It’s light, fresh and completely uncomplicated. If you’re looking for a 10 minute dinner to make your taste buds scream, you might enjoy this. The key is to use fresh ingredients.

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For fun, Learn About Wine, Tasty Whites, Wine

Fumé Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc are the same grape!

You see, back in the 1960’s Sauvignon Blanc didn’t have a lot of street cred. The American versions of the wine at that time were on the sweet side and less than exciting for most people. So Robert Mondavi (we ALL know that name, right?) took the initiative to visit France to see how they created their Sauvignon Blanc. He visited the regions of Loire Valley Sancerre and also the Pouilly-Fumé region whose Sauvignon Blanc at that time was called “Blanc Fumé.”

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Aperitivos & Wine Cocktails, For fun, Tasty Whites

Orange & Basil White Wine Sangria

It’s that time of year! Phew! A whopping 95 degrees yesterday, and it’s only going to get hotter in my neck of the woods – or desert – should I say. The benefit of living in the valley of Los Angeles is the amazing mountain views and sunny mornings without the marine layer. The drawback is weather so hot in the summer you could fry an egg on the sidewalk.

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