Here are the highlights of the wines that I sampled at the media tasting for this LCBO Vintages Release. This is based on the sub-set of wines Vintages put on offer for review. The Best are the highest scoring based on my tasting experience. The Rest are the remaining wines I happened to review and include wines of interest and value.
The January 11, 2020 LCB) Vintages is loaded with excellent value wines. There are 12 recommended here with 90+ points under $20, some well under. So..if you received an LCBO gift card for Christmas you are in luck. Consider stocking up!
There are 2 cru Beaujolais under $20 and many others just over the $20 mark.
Continue reading “The Best and The Rest Jan 11, 2020 LCBO Vintages Release”
Dill Pickle Soup… Quirky or Classic cuisine? This traditional Polish soup is a keeper – tangy, creamy, flavourful and filling.
Continue reading “Dill Pickle Soup”
This Winter Tomato Chèvre Tart will brighten your menu in the tomato off season for sure.
Continue reading “Winter Tomato Chèvre Tart”
The LCBO Vintages Release Jan 11th, 2020 is full of great value wines after the ‘excesses’ of December! Check out 2 wines on Top 100 lists for under $20!
Continue reading “Wine Picks < $35 for LCBO Vintages Release Jan 11th, 2020”
Microgreens are not your mung or adzuki bean sprouts of the 80’s. They are fresh, aromatic, flavourful and packed full of nutrients.
Continue reading “Move Over Alfalfa – Make Room For Microgreens!”
This Roasted Pear and Pecan Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing is a delicious winter salad worthy of family or company. And the dressing is so good you can use it as a dip!
Continue reading “Roasted Pear and Pecan Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing”
This Easy Blue Cheese Dip started as a salad dressing but it is so delicious and the right consistency for a dip so I ended up serving it with carrots and celery.
Continue reading “Easy Blue Cheese Dip”
This Pear Cranberry Butter keeps for a month in the fridge and makes a great gift or sauce for scones, turkey or pork tenderloin or ham.
Continue reading “Pear Cranberry Butter”
Scones are so versatile and these Cranberry Orange Scones are perfect for the holiday season.
Continue reading “Cranberry Orange Scones”