Tag: cucumber

We’re Cooking: California Sushi Rolls…from Scratch

When we depart Hawaii to come home to Dallas I dream of the fresh sashimi style Ahi tuna and plentiful sushi for months. With all of the fresh fish in Hawaii, particularly Ahi, and Asian influences on the island, sushi nights are plentiful. I…

We’re Cooking: A Simple Appetizer for Spring – Smoked Salmon and Cucumber

Happy Spring! Like so many around the country, we are thrilled the seasons have changed from winter to this beautiful time of year.  Nothing is quite as spectacular as springtime in Dallas. Trees are budding, bluebonnets are springing to life, baby birds are hatching,…

We’re Drinking: Fresh Watermelon Water and Cucumber Water Mixers

We are big wine people, in case you haven’t guessed, but lately (probably spurred most by my trip to the Dominican Republic with Brugal) we have been drinking a lot of cocktails! A lot of cocktails.  What usually makes me shy away from cocktails…

Red Wine with Breakfast

Every Glass Is An Adventure


Sommelier, Personal Chef & Concierge Creating Elegant Dinner Parties and Unique Wine Tasting Events to the Big Island of Hawaii

Cogill Wine & Film

Cogill WIne & Film and Cogill Consulting brings together the talents of Producer Gary Cogill and his wife, Sommelier Hayley Hamilton Cogill, working together, yet thriving individually, for a perfect pairing of wine and film.