Sophisticated Sangria

Sophisticated Sangria

  I was making sangria this weekend and I had two assets: time and a great Cab. Time was important because like many of you I am often tempted to “throw sangria together” at the last moment — or perhaps the last hour. I do give it time to chill,...
Super Bowl Preparation: Brian’s New Mango Salsa

Super Bowl Preparation: Brian’s New Mango Salsa

  It’s the Monday before the Sunday where the world, or least the American part of it, ends. Temporarily. Sunday is the Super Bowl and the biggest day of the year for finger food. Billion of chips, millions upon millions of chicken wings, tanker truck loads...
Super Bowl Idea: Brian’s Spicy Mango Salsa

Super Bowl Idea: Brian’s Spicy Mango Salsa

If I say “salsa” what crosses your mind?  To most of us, the “salsa” word immediately pulls up an image of something red, hot, and sitting on a chip.  It’s as if Karl Marx were the Chief Salsa maker with the motto: “Salsas of the world, unite!” Thank God for...
Mango and Mustard Salsa

Mango and Mustard Salsa

M&M can only mean one thing: those darling little candies. One taste of this salsa though and M&M will now spark in your brain as: that hot sweet salsa that went so well with my chicken, or my steak, or just straight with those chips. This salsa is a side dish...