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Fine Dining

How I prepare Brussel Sprouts – Simple Recipe

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Wash After trimming put into bowl Cover with wet paper towel Microwave for 3 minutes While still hot from microwave cook on high heat in oil (I use coconut or olive) Caramelize to extent you like Right before turning off heat melt in some butter and mix Sprinkle soy sauce to taste Crowd favorite every time!

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Dining in Napa Valley = Ad Hoc, Bank Cafe, Bounty Hunter BBQ, Mustard’s, Morimoto, Celadon, Dean & Deluca, Press Restaurant, Bouchon, Angele, Rutherford Grill, Market Restaurant, Martini House, ZuZu, etc.

Dining  in Napa is THIS good….. “Asking for extra cabbage was a first for me.” Please click on the link, immediately below, to be taken to a past magazine article of mine that I posted on Scribd. I suggest hitting the “full screen” button. http://www.scribd.com/doc/25949595/Napa-Valley-California-Dining-Guide-to-Wine-Country Recommended Restaurants http://www.adhocrestaurant.com/ http://www.celadonnapa.com/ http://www.mustardsgrill.com/ Bank Cafe (inside the Westin) http://www.latoque.com/bankbar.html […]

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South America – Tour de Vino, Carne, y Cerveza – Part 2 of 2: Chile

“Chile produces some fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon, at least one astounding Pinot Noir (see below), and a host of nice whites. The real grape star of Chile, however, may end up being….” Please click on the link, immediately below, to be taken to this article that I have posted on Scribd. I suggest hitting the “full […]

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Napa’s Ad Hoc Restaurant – the great “Tumbler” debate….

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Ad Hoc Restaurant is a fantastic little gem in Napa – Thomas Keller’s effort for the thinner wallet. http://www.adhocrestaurant.com/ I love the place, so I had to add to the raging debate triggered by a Wine Spectator scribe.  The author, Matt Kramer, was right, but not well enough informed about his choices. The “debate” at http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/41403 […]

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Foods from Chile, Travel to Chile, Wine Grapes from Chile, Seafood not to miss

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Chile is an ideal place to produce wine, and one delicious place to eat. Wine Her grape growing regions are naturally protected against phylloxera, the root destroying louse that plagues vineyards, worldwide. Chile is flanked on all sides by environments phylloxera simply cannot penetrate – the Andes, the great Pacific Ocean, and bone-dry desserts. Operationally, […]

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