Wine and Walnuts

A blog about eating, drinking, cooking and reading in the not so Deep South

Food and Wine and Recipes, Oh My!

Kimberly Houston | June 16, 2011

Hello there, dear readers.
This is a quick post to call your attention to something I’ve just launched here on the blog that I’d like to invite you to sign up for. It’s a little food and wine pairing e-course I’ve created, totally free of course, that will be sent directly to your e-mail inbox. Simply [...]

Cheap and Easy Ways to Learn More About Wine, Part Two

Kimberly Houston | April 17, 2011

Earlier this week I wrote about 5 cheap and easy ways to learn more about wine via online resources.  Today’s post is about 4 other great, but more labor-intensive, ways. These are by far the best ways to learn, because it involves actually experiencing wine, and who doesn’t want to do that?
Because no matter how [...]

A Simple Wine and Recipe Pairing Trick

Kimberly Houston | March 30, 2011

Here’s a neat little trick I use to find a good wine match for the recipes I make.  Something you too can do with success, even if you don’t know much at all about wine, which is what makes it such a handy little cheat.
For me, I usually know what I’d like to drink, and [...]

Have I Ever Told You . . .

Kimberly Houston | February 21, 2011

HOW MUCH I LOVE SERIOUSEATS.com?
There are so many cool things about this site, I don’t know where to begin.
Serious Eats is a website and passionate online foodie community featuring blogs, video, conversation, columns, recipes from cookbook writers, chefs and the Serious Eats community, and food news, entertainment and commentary, plus lots more.  Oh, and it’s [...]

Yummly: Like Netflix, But for Recipes

Kimberly Houston | September 10, 2010

[picappgallerysingle id="5289326"]If you use Pandora or Netflix, then you’re tapping into sites with predictive power.  And as off as some suggestions for your Netflix queue or your Pandora “station” may be, it’s still a pretty powerful concept that gets it right a lot of the time.  At the very least, you get to discover new [...]