Wine and Walnuts

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

Want to Visit Foodie Heaven? Check Out Taste the Olive in The Forum

Kimberly Houston | August 3, 2010

Kymberlei DiNapoli of Taste the Olive

If you love to cook, and you really prize using the finest ingredients – the very best and freshest olive oils and vinegars, for example – then you are going to want to visit Taste the Olive, pronto.
I went last week, and from one foodie to another I must tell [...]

Food and Wine Pairing: Parmigiano Reggiano with Balsamic Vinegar, and a nice Chianti (fava beans optional)

Kimberly Houston | December 18, 2009

Last Saturday night, while I was preparing penne with pasta, sausage and tomatoes, I was seriously craving some kind of easy appetizer to silence my growling stomach as I was cooking, so I did this:
I love this as an appetizer any old time, but it’s ideal while you’re cooking and need a little something to [...]

Food and Wine Pairing: Ravioli with Balsamic Brown Butter and Vincentini Agostino Terre Lunghe Soave 2007

Kimberly Houston | September 2, 2009

This recipe has been haunting me since the beginning of August, when I saw it on “Everyday Italian,” Giada‘s show on The Food Network.  I decided I had to prepare it. It looked so simple to make, yet so rich and delicious — and if it turned out well, easy to impress people with, you [...]