Holiday Brie en Croute

“To fill the bowl and roll out the banel, Have ourselves a fling!” This is a lyric from one Christmas carol of many about gathering with friends and family to warm our spirits by each other’s fires throughout the holiday season. When we are invited to a party, bringing an appetizer to share is a lovely…

Fat Tuesday: Grilled Cheese for Grownups

When I was a kid, my family took a yearly vacation together. We would rent a big house either on Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake or the Truckee River and we’d all hang for a week. I didn’t realize until I was older how lucky I was. I just thought everyone did that. Turns out, they…