Archives for: "January 2009"

Recipe of the Month - February, 2009

January 30th, 2009
Shrimp with Garlic Cream Sauce Over Linguine * 8 cloves garlic, unpeeled * 12 large shrimp, peeled * 2 tablespoons olive oil * 1 1/2 cups heavy cream * 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley * 1/2 cup grated Parmesan * 8 ounces fresh linguine, cooked and… more »

Wine of the Month - February, 2009

January 29th, 2009
2003 Avila Syrah | Discuss it | more »

Beer of the Month - February, 2009

January 28th, 2009
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout(Thanks Ryan) | Discuss it | more »

1999 Peirano Estate Old Vine Zinfandel

January 27th, 2009
Believe it or not, the 1999 Zinfandel is actually the current release from Peirano Estates. This is another Lodi zinfandel that I have enjoyed and I am beginning to think I need to pack up my things and move to Lodi, CA. The region makes some great… more »

Chevy - "I'm a big girl" commercial

January 26th, 2009
Have you seen the commercial where a red-headed girl and Howie Long discuss the size of rear, middle seats in a competitor's car vs. a Chevy car? He refers to her as a "little girl" and she counters that she is a "big girl" and the commercial quickly… more »

2005 Starry Night Tom Feeney Ranch Old Vine Zinfandel

January 23rd, 2009
The Starry Night Winery currently makes six Zins. One of them, the Old Vine is...old vine, so in Zinfandel terms it is a more premium product. I was hoping that I would find this wine to be too complex -- I was hoping that I wouldn't like it so I… more »

Movie of the Month - February, 2009

January 22nd, 2009
Burn After Reading An all-star cast, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and John Malkovich, come together in this outrageous spy comedy about murder, blackmail, sex addiction and physical fitness! When a disc filled… more »

January 21st, 2009
Nick Naylor: These days, when someone smokes in the movies, they're either a psychopath...or a European. more »

Book of the Month - February, 2009

January 20th, 2009
The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch On a moonlit night, thirteen-year-old Miles O'Malley slips out of his house, packs up his kayak and goes exploring in the tidal flats of Puget Sound. But what begins as a routine hunt for starfish, snails and clams turns… more »

January 19th, 2009
But from the first moment of his entering the house Strange found himself subject to that peculiarly uncomfortable Natural Law which states that whenever a person arrives at a place where he is not known, then wherever he stands he is sure to be in the… more »