Tag: Polenta

We’re Cooking: Duckworth Truffle Marinara

This may be the very best marinara sauce ever created as it adds earthy, umami filled, black truffle infused sweet vodka to the hearty Italian staple. Our friends, Lee and Julia Fuqua recently launched their Dallas based vodka company, Duckworth Distillery, producing several different…

We’re Cooking: Creamy Polenta with Fresh Corn and Roasted Wild Mushrooms

The corn has been insanely delicious this year; super sweet and juicy whether served completely raw, barely cooked or fully grilled.  I was roasting lamb chops for a dinner the other evening and wanted to find a way to utilize some of the beautiful,…

We’re Cooking: Shrimp and “Grits”

We had our Italian chef/film maker friend over the other night for dinner.  He has just returned home to Dallas after a 6 week shoot in Sicily and New York on his new film.  In honor of him returning to the good ‘ole “south”…

Red Wine with Breakfast

Every Glass Is An Adventure


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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.