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party of one…

Tonight I was stag for dinner, but no need to feel sorry for me… I made sure to sit back and take advantage of some takeout and gave myself the night off!
An obscene amount of Chinese food was appropriately delivered to my front door… in this brown bag of tricks you ask?? Pan fried dumplings, boneless spareribs, spicy Hunan chicken and a quart of house fried rice! No I did not ingest all of this, however I did put an admirable dent. To wash everything down… a nice bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. Crisp and fruity, offering the perfect balance to the Chinese food.
I have to remember this meal next time I’m on my own for dinner…

at a low simmer…
-R

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from chopsticks… with love

After a weekend full of shopping, baking, entertaining and of course eating… twas time for Sunday night dinner!
Since I was told to take the night off, what better meal to enjoy than some incredible Chinese food paired with a bottle of crisp, Sauvignon Blanc.
The phone rang and rang, the order eventually placed, then before we knew it the doorbell rang and it was time to chow down!
Chopsticks in hand, wine glasses filled… time to go from starving to completely satisfied.
Sweet and spicy, crisp and crunchy… our tastebuds were on an insane mission, but made their way through unscathed..

at a low simmer…
-R

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slowly getting back into gear…

After an absolutely exhausting week following the storm, tonight I’m finally cooking up a real meal! Luckily, since we have a generator, I was able to move one whole refrigerator and freezer worth of food to my backup in the basement when we lost power last week.
So for our first Sunday dinner since the storm hit, we are having filet mignon across a dressed up radicchio salad. Yes it might seem minimal, but this past week, and weekend has been extremely tiring… I could only muster up the strength to prepare a light dish. As I always say though, simple can always be delicious!
Served with a beautiful, crisp Sauvignon Blanc and we were in business. Hopefully I will be able to get to the market and do a serious run there and pick up fresh veggies, herbs, etc this coming week! For now I hope you still are inspired by and enjoy what you see…

at a low simmer…
-R

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nothing to ‘wine’ about here… it’s all good!

After a long day of finalizing Halloween decorating, the only thing I could muster up the willpower to do for dinner was crack open a nice bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, sit down with some cheese [direct from Sicily], a warmed loaf of bread and call it a night.
The slightly salty and sharp bite from the cheese was a fantastic compliment to the crisp, almost fruity wine…
What a wonderful meal this turned out to be, and with absolutely no effort… just complete satisfaction!

at a low simmer…
-R

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dining in… on takeout!!

After a battle with mosquitos, I said the hell with cooking! My decision was some delicious Chinese takeout and a fantastic bottle of wine. Once in a while you just have to indulge, plus it’s game night anyway so what better way to enjoy? Boneless spareribs, über-spicy sesame chicken and perfectly seasoned fried rice… The spareribs offered a slight gingery hint, and tangy ending. The sesame chicken displayed citrus notes with incredible pokes of heat. As for the fried rice, well what can I say other than perfect balances of flavors…
The selection of wine… a delightful and delicate Sauvignon Blanc. Fruity, crisp and the perfect accompaniment to round out this meal! Thank goodness that wine fridge is filled… I may be going back for some more!

at a low simmer…
-R

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table for one…

Since I was on my own for dinner I tossed around a few ideas of what I could whip up for one, but then thought to myself why not take the night off. So that is just what I did… relaxed with a great bottle of wine and ordered some Chinese take-out! Delicious and simple sesame chicken with brown rice [prepared extra spicy] paired with a crisp and fruity Sauvignon Blanc…
Mmmmm I could get used to taking the night off once in a while!

at a low simmer…
-R

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