Strawberry

    A Cold Soup for a Hot Summer Day: Strawberry Watermelon Soup

    …Strawberry Watermelon Soup paired with Messina Hof, Sophia Marie Rosé 2013 While at Messina Hof’s Gala Dinner at the end of harvest we enjoyed a four course dinner with Paul and Merrill, Melba Allen (The Wine Profilers,) Allison Markin (All She Wrote) and Tom Plant (WINEormous.) Many other wine enthusiasts were enjoying the dinner. Merrill…

    1 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

    Have a Smashing Independence Day!

    … photo by Colin Henderson We’ve spent another year pursuing our inalienable rights to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. It’s time to get smashed. It’s a well earned day off. You want to make delicious cocktails, but you don’t want to work too hard at it either. Sure, it would be most impressive to serve that red, white and blue…

    2 readers - By The Alcohol Professor

    Sugar High Dessert Dispensary

    …, the husband and I split the cupcakes in half. The owner had mentioned she uses fresh strawberries in the batter, syrup, and frosting for the strawberry cream cake, so that’s why I chose it. It was delightfully moist with lots of strawberry flavor. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the frosting as well. She mentioned in passing that the frosting…

    By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

    Tenuta Sant’Antonio Scaia Corvina IGT 2011

    … me to let the wine air out for a few hours prior to drinking it. Well, call me impatient, but I’m using an aerator instead because…I’m impatient. The nose smells strongly of strawberry with fruit leather grain. It tastes super smooth on first sip, prompting me to weep for how long it has been since I’ve had a wine this complex and balanced…

    By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

    Éko Coffee Bar and Tea House

    … slices. You’ll have to forgive my decreasing verbal ability. Crepe #2 was the Nutella and strawberry, and it delivered just what was advertised. The strawberries were diced up and perhaps too tart, but that’s obviously going to vary with whatever produce they have delivered. Nutella is a classic crepe filling at this point, so you can’t go…

    By Rebecca Gomez Farrell