Category: Beverages

Mojitos at home, a great drink for a hot summer day.

The Absolutely Best Mojito

We were working hard the other day on the porch project. It was a Saturday, and I offered to help my contractor. Fellow Triplo G Chef Geri noticed that we were sweating pretty good and said, “You know, that mint in the herb garden is […]

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Rkatsiteli, as produced by Dr. frank Winery, Hammondsport, NY.

Wine Review – Rkatsiteli

Rkatsiteli, this wine may be difficult to pronounce, however it is very easy to drink. While spending some time in the Finger Lakes, NY, I came across this delightful white wine. Rkatiteli (pronounced er-kats-si-tell-ee) was at one time the third most planted grape in the […]

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Dry Rose Wine, as sampled at Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera, Hammondsport, NY.

Photo Worthy Food – Finger Lakes Wine Tasting

There is nothing like a trip to the Finger Lakes in central New York.  For us, we can make it there in a little over 4 hours.  The Finger Lakes is a wine region that is known for white wines.  Do not expect Napa quality […]

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How to Make the Perfect Bellini:  Bellini Recipe

How to Make the Perfect Bellini: Bellini Recipe

I remember the first Bellini that I ever had. It was at Harry’s Bar in Venice, the place that invented the Bellini. It was a love/hate relationship at first. I loved this classic Italian drink, but I hated that it cost $20. Harry’s Bar is […]

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The Best Italian Wines to Serve with Christmas Dinner

The Best Italian Wines to Serve with Christmas Dinner

In Italy, very rarely do you have a meal without wine. The Italians are masters at pairing the proper wine with the correct food. When selecting the proper wine, it is very important to take very close attention to what your main course is going […]

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