Tag: fresh ingredients

We’re Cooking: White Grape Gazpacho

We had some friends over for Gary’s surprise birthday party earlier this week and I had Spain on the mind so decided to create White Gazpacho and Paella, with my own twists.  I have only had a few versions of White Gazpacho in the past,…

We’re Enjoying: Dinner at Restaurant Ava

Gary and I went on an adventure Friday night to Rockwall for dinner.  Yes, a statement I didn’t think I would ever say, but we wanted to check out our friend, Chef Randall Copeland’s place, Restaurant Ava.  We know Randall and his partner Nathan Tate’s food…

We’re Cooking: Fresh Pasta with a Red Wine and White Beans

Gary loves white beans, they are one of his favorite additions to soups, salads, pastas, veggies….if white beans can be added he will often try to include them.  We had quite a weekend, between a happy (but slow…) SMU win Saturday, a happy (but…

Red Wine with Breakfast

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