just a little top 10 tricks learned from SDBWFF

The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival comes once a year and just in time to stretch out our bellies before the Thanksgiving holiday.  This year SDBWFF teamed up with SommCon to educate industry professionals and serious wine enthusiasts about the trends, technology, and science behind the beloved libation.  Needless to say, I was in my element at both events and couldn't wait to share the top ten tricks and facts that I learned this year.  I had the...

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just a little excitement over the upcoming SommCon @SDBWFF

Next weekend is my third romance with the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival.   This time of year I feel...I feel...what's the word for patriotism for one's city?  Civicism?  Well, that's how I feel.  And this year, perhaps because third time is a charm, the SDBWFF has collaborated to align its annual event along with SommCon, which promotes, distills, and elaborates on the business of wine.  I'm drooling.  I'm drooling triple because this time around, I'm representing my dear...

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just a little in my kitchen this september

The months are flying by this year and I haven't posted as much as I hoped to.  One thing I really love about Celia's In My Kitchen posts over at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial is that they give me a chance to recap a month and share a little bit about what's been happening in my humble kitchen here in San Diego. First off, we've been living in our current neighborhood for a little over six months now and...

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just a little piece of Cuyamaca

This month I'm participating in Tiffin's A-Z Guidebook Travel Link Up since August is the letter C and just a month back, I spent my first camping trip in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.  The location is perfect for an easy getaway from San Diego proper.  At max, it takes about an hour to get out to the beautiful oak forest that it is.  While horse lovers are welcome, hikers and bicyclists can also find a fair array of accommodations as well as...

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just a little of everything in my kitchen

Look at me go!  Here I am with the second month in a row participating in the good Celia's In My Kitchen monthly post.   While Celia is on the other side of the globe in Australia worrying about winter chills, I'm in San Diego where the weather is quite peculiar: balmy with a side of hot sun.   So what's in my kitchen this July?  Lots of fruit. The significant lover and I made a motorcycle trip up to...

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