• Festivals & Local Eats
  • Italian Wine Seminar at ICCC

    My husband and I, both members of Houston’s Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) and frequent guests at their wine tastings (read about past events here and here), were thrilled to attend their first ever Italian wine seminar in four two-hour classes over the course of four weeks, led by Master Sommelier Craig Collins (Meet the Sommelier at […]

  • Entertaining
  • Chocolate: The Perfect Garnish

    I’d like to go back in time and thank whoever discovered chocolate.  It goes with everything!  Inspired by Pinterest and my dearest crafty friend, Joanna (Chowda), I started dipping glasses in various types of chocolate to pair with wine and cordials.  Preparation is surprisingly simple, whether you’re planning a party or just a night at home […]