Wigilia in Florida

Wigilia is the traditional Christmas Eve vigil supper in Poland. Interestingly, there is an entry for Wigilia on Wikipedia.org. Traditions, customs and descriptions of the food can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wigilia. Every family has their own version of the traditions. As we used to do back at our parents house, we started with (oplatek) Christmas […]

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Gabbiano Chianti

Another great Italian Chianti. When it is on sale, you can get for about $8. It is the same price as my favorite Ruffino Chianti. This one tasted great in contrast to my food (unripened avocado and some low fat cheese). Recently I have seen it being recommended on FoodTV HD Pairings with Andrea Immer. […]

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Beaujolais Nouveau 2007

It is the third Thursday in November – time for wine. Not just any wine, it has to be Beaujolais Nouveau. You are not allowed, and it is illegal, to drink it before today. The wine is young, just 16 weeks ago it was grapes. I have been following this ritual for years. Today at […]

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Ruffino Chianti on sale

One of the wines I like is still, as of this posting, on sale at Publix. You can have it for $6.49 which is $2.00 off of the regular price. When paying for it, I was asked by cashier if this is a sweet wine. Not really. It is rather sour and reminds me real […]

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