Perfect for Entertaining
Boiling Water 101 was a class I taught for 10 years at a local school in Minnesota. This cold poached salmon recipe was one I designed to teach a basic skill but also deliver complex flavors and serve as a touchstone for family meals or entertaining. You really need to practice braising/poaching/blanching as often as you can because wet-heat cooking is much more subtle than dry-heat cooking but so much easier. Recipes like this will change your outlook on cooking for sure.
Protecting our Elderly
There appears to be a quiet epidemic underway involving our elderly citizens in our country and maybe closer to home than we think, in our county! Many people are not even aware of it! It is not the type of epidemic that would be visible in the form of a of say a sickness or when thousands of people show up at a hospital. But it is still a terrible thing and can cause untold anguish, pain and financial loss to families.
The Great Epizootic of 1872
The Catastrophe that Brought the US to a Standstill
Most people would agree that failure of or loss of electricity, gasoline,or the computer network that keeps America running would be catastrophic. Something akin to that happened in 1872 - The Great Epizootic. The Great What?
Before the automobile was invented and before electricity was commonly used, most people and businesses depended heavily on horsepower.
"As a wine maker, you have to represent the fruit." - Shawn Bruno
Tucked away in the historic oil town of Sour Lake, Texas, North of Beaumont on Hwy. 105, is Bruno & George Wines, in business here for more than 12 years. Its owner, Shawn Bruno, a multi- generational Italian,
October/ November Texas Wine Pairing
The fall brings so many possibilities for Texas wine and food. Everything from Halloween candy, caramel apples and popcorn balls to Thanksgiving at Grandma's.Thanksgiving is a perfect time to explore Texas food and wine pairings. The first wines that come to mind are any number of fabulous Texas Viogniers. Becker Vineyards Viognier, with hints of oak would be a natural choice for smoked turkey.
Sugar Ridge Winery is located in beautiful Bristol, Texas. Sugar Ridge Winery offers our great tasting wines in a beautiful setting. We have many different types of wines to choose from. We have a wide assortment of red and white wines or try some of our specialty wines like our Sangria, Party Pear or our Little Green Apple wine.We have a private tasting room available for parties, receptions and special events. Call 972-666-2888 for more information on our winery.
Our mission is to provide assistance with food, utilities, gasoline, aide for elderly and to help in emergenct situations.
Financial help comes from churches, businesses, United Way, North Texas Food Bank, grants, civic groups, organizations and caring individuals.
In 2012 we were awarded the Outstanding Agenecy Award by the North Texas Food Bank. Only one of three agencies out of over 300 to receive a highly honored award.
Fall Show: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
Originally presented as a television extravaganza, this famous fairy tale has been re-fashioned and set to music by two great masters of the musical.